Announcing IAP2A and University of Canberra Partnership
We are excited to announce our partnership with University of Canberra to offer graduates of the IAP2A Certificate in Engagement advanced standing in the tailored online Graduate Certificate in Communication (Engagement). Community engagement and communication are...
Storytelling to Empower the Future Vision!
“Tell me more…. you can’t say that much and not tell me the rest… I want to know the full picture… I don’t really understand what that means.” We are likely to have heard these sayings or a version of them in our social circles and daily interactions. We can relate to...
IAP2 2022 Conference Photos
That’s a wrap! Engagers connect in Melbourne for IAP2A 2022.
That’s a wrap! Engagers connect in Melbourne for IAP2A 2022. From the 26th to the 28th of October, 380 engagers connected in Melbourne – at the first face-to-face IAP2 Australasia Conference in 3 years. This year, the conference program was given a shakeup by offering...
2022 Core Values Awards Finalists
Can we have a drum roll please…it’s time to announce the 2022 Core Values Awards finalists…
Reflections on the outcomes of a ‘successful’ deliberative process – an ethical dilemma for practitioners
Designing and facilitating deliberative engagement processes have been among our most satisfying professional experiences. Several years ago, we teamed up to work on a very challenging project, with the City of Bayswater Local Authority, not far from Perth Airport.
5th State of Infrastructure and Engagement Survey opens – seeks to explain the impact of politicisation on projects
As Australia’s largest study into community engagement in the infrastructure sector enters its landmark fifth year, it turns the spotlight on the hot topic of project politicisation.
My experience of authenticity
Being authentic in community engagement will require a generation of practitioners to stand for and celebrate truth, transparency and accountability in their work and ultimately themselves. Ironically, these values can not be taught in textbooks or at a conference but rather through personal experience. It is becoming clear that now is the time for a renewal in what matters in infrastructure projects. And it starts with us.