1. Why were these particular key components chosen?
2. What was council’s intent for each component and additionally what was their intent collectively through this policy? i.e. what were they seeking to achieve by using all 4 components?
1. The components like the standards for the working principles of Support Infrastructure and the responsibilities that the provision should follow, criteria that should be set for putting development as a priority, classification system of sports venue and refurbishment of standards and sports pavilions for redevelopments and responsibility for providing pavilion components and refurbishment of sporting pavilions have been considered because the classification system helps the authority to provide chance to every interested candidates to utilize the sports venue. The provision of the support infrastructure is carried out in order to take care that the candidates utilizing the sports venue are provided necessary facilities such as proper ground, proper utilities related to various sports and many more (City of DAREBIN, 2012). The criteria for development has been divided because the developments had to be done in numerous categories like quality of grounds, number of utilities, availability of the ground and many more. Usually sports venue are prepared well at once and their redevelopment is not done or rarely done, but here redevelopment and refurbishment has been selected as an important factor because if the facilities are spoilt in any means they would need to be replaced or mended.
2. The council had a specific intent for selecting every component along with it, using these four components they seemed to achieve various goals. They wanted to establish numerous facility standards which would depict the sort of facility and various requirements for using the facilities City of DAREBIN, 2012). They also wanted to identify the requirement of contribution by various groups of users in order to fund the improvement of the facilities. They aimed in promoting environmentally sustainable design for various pavilion upgrades. They also aimed in maximizing the usage, multi-purpose potential and flexibility of the facilities that were already present. They ensured that the opportunities for development as well as redevelopment of the community pavilions are carried out in proper manner (City of DAREBIN, 2012). They aimed at identifying the adequacy of various pavilions that already exist as well as the capacity to meet various projected as well as current necessities of numerous sports clubs, community and the casual users. They have helped in prioritizing various financial resources which would be utilized in providing equitable opportunities for the participation of the community. This participation is in terms of various ranges of activities that would as a result improve the health of the community as well as its well-being.
City of DAREBIN (2012) retrieved from: https://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/-/media/cityofdarebin/Files/YourCouncil/HowCouncilWorks/CouncilPlan/CouncilStrategies/Healthy-and-Connected-Community/Outdoor-Sports-Venues-Infrastructure-Policy-2012.ashx?la=en