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2020 Core Values Awards Winner | Community Engagement in Australian Local Government: The Practice and its pressures
Community engagement has become an imperative of Australian local governments. Driven by legislative requirements and increasing demands from communities, there has been a proliferation of practitioners, policies, frameworks and reports that aim to enhance public involvement in decision- making.
Australia’s energy sector is undergoing rapid change. Pressure is being felt across all parts of the supply chain to deliver reliable, affordable, safe and sustainable energy for consumers, while making the necessary investments to support transformation from fossil-fuelled centralized generation to renewable energy and distributed energy.
Can we have a drum roll please…it’s time to announce the 2021 Core Values Awards finalists…
Rethinking our traditional approach to public participation during recovery, the Golden Ball Bridge Disaster Recovery Project, presented us with an opportunity to facilitate community influence in the Regional Roads Victoria (RRV) recovery-decision making process.
Building on entry-level facilitation knowledge, this program will stretch participants by immersing them in practicing a range of facilitation tactics. This program unpacks the facilitation skills necessary to successfully facilitate for effective engagement with challenging groups, dynamics and increasing levels of complexity.
Technology now connects us like never before – but is our reliance on online engagement coming at the expense of face-to-face connection? Glenorchy City Council is exploring options for in person engagements for those who don’t want to, or can’t, engage online.
The myth of the quiet country life – engaging with our busy rural and regional communities. Renée Madsen looks at some of the myths about engaging with rural and regional communities, with tips for engagement in remote areas that aren’t as quiet as you’d think.