Person

Rosemary Leonard

Conference paper

Responding to change in a growing Melbourne: Community acceptance, wellbeing, and resilience

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...
Report

End of life at home: co-creating an ecology of care

Over 200 primary carers, and members of formal and informal caring networks across Australia, were interviewed for this study on end of life at home care. They participated in individual carer interviews and focus groups in eight urban and regional locations.
Journal article

The conversion of social capital into community development: an intervention in Australia's outback

The research presented in this article employed a deliberate intervention to mobilize social capital and then studied the dynamics of the way in which it influenced community development.
Report

Grey nomad volunteers: New partnerships between grey nomads and rural towns in Australia

This report sets out the issues and challenges facing Grey Nomad Volunteer projects but also the successes. There is clearly untapped potential for the development of mutually beneficial relationships between Grey Nomads and isolated rural communities through voluntary programs.