Making connections in Canning
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Innovation overcomes engagement challenge

Almost every workplace has had to change the way it operates in this COVID-19 world. We have fast-tracked innovative ways of working to create new opportunities for ourselves, our clients and the communities we work in.

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Getting the job done at home

Welcome to the brave new world of work. Where makeshift solo home offices have replaced the pods of ergonomically designed work stations. Hear from our staff as we adjust to our new way of operating.

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Together we are stronger

We don’t need a natural disaster to convince us of the value of community, but tough times bring home to us how much we depend on each other.

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Commercial places transitioning to community spaces
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Why We Listen to Communities

We love having a chat about what people believe makes their community tick.

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The Impacts of Income Inequality

It might surprise you to learn how little you need to earn to be in the top 50% of all income earners in Australia.

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Sustainable Future Communities and Cricket Bats

What does it take to build a sustainable community? What early investment is necessary to create a community that not only works for now but works long into the future?

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Creating Communities For An Ageing Population

With Scott Morrison announcing a royal commission into Australia’s aged care system and the news that over 50% of residents in nursing homes suffer from depression, what is being done to care for our ageing population?

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What is Freedom of Information and Why is it So Important?

The world of today is drastically different from the world of a decade ago. As technology races ahead at breakneck speeds, how do we ensure that equality and freedom of information keep up?

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Why is Quality Community Engagement So Important?

If done well, quality community engagement can deliver some amazing benefits for both your organisation and the community. However, if done badly, it can actually create more problems and challenges than if no engagement was done at all.

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How You Can Connect To Your Community

With the loss of many physical spaces for communities to come together, what can we do to better connect with those around us?

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The Decline of Our Community Clubs

Why, when so many people want to be a part of a community, are places that facilitate community connection dying out?

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Creating a Vibrant Commercial and Community Hub

Recently made live, the City of Fremantle’s Kings Square website is a tribute to an award-winning community engagement and urban planning process.

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What Makes a Good Community?

Ask this question of a planner, environmental scientist, social planner, sustainability specialist, placemaker, energy expert or engineer and you’ll get a different answer. Theories, models and assessment tools abound in city and community making.

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Great ideas for how to make a bright future for Broome
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Neighbourhood Knowledge: Why You Should Map Your Community Assets

Asset Mapping is a positive-focused way of celebrating community resources and connecting individuals, organisations and spaces for collaboration, empowerment and support.

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Why Completing a Social Impact Assessment is a Smart Move

Our research experts shed light on Social Impact Assessments.

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Digital Engagement – Tools To Get Feedback Online

How can we engage the broadest group of participants in an engagement project?

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