Community engagement

Alternate Term Label:
civic engagement
public engagement
NARROWER TERMS:
Briefing paper

COVID-19: a watershed moment for collective approaches to community engagement?

Effective communication and community engagement (CCE) is a critical component of the response to COVID-19 in humanitarian settings. This briefing note makes a number of recommendations to strengthen collective approaches to CCE.
Report

Civil society after COVID: on re-building a virtuous civic culture

Australia faces an unprecedented economic and social challenge. In addition to economic recovery, the equally crucial work of civic repair is required as part of the social transition out of the Covid-19 pandemic. This paper argues that a strong civic culture will be integral to...
Report

ACQSC Consumer engagement in aged care - survey report

The purpose of this report is to describe the key themes and findings from online surveys of aged care consumers and aged care providers, regarding best practice models for engagement between consumers and providers.
Strategy

Beyond Blue community engagement strategy 2020-2022

In 2018-19, Beyond Blue asked the people they currently reach – and those they don’t – to reflect on the impact of their past engagement activities and to identify opportunities to connect more effectively with the diversity of people in Australia. This community engagement strategy...
Report

Engaged communities: How community-led development can increase civic participation

Informed and engaged communities are central to a healthy democratic society. Engaged communities have high levels of community knowledge, cultural vibrancy, and civic participation. This report focuses on how local government can support different types of community.
Evaluation

Pacific Outreach Program – Tonga program evaluation research report

Program Background: The NRL’s Pacific Outreach Program is a three-way partnership between the Australian Government (represented by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, DFAT), the Government in Tonga, and the Australian Rugby League Commission (represented by the NRL).
Book

Climate chaos, cannabis, housing scarcity and deliberation: public engagement in 2019

With evidence-based case examples from the UK, Canada, USA and Australia, this e-book not only provides a commentary on issues that have challenged public engagement in 2019, but brings together the transformative potential of engaged communities.
Report

Transformative: impacts of culture and creativity

When people engage in cultural or creative activities, they generally have better educational outcomes, are less lonely and enjoy a happier and healthier life in old age. This report provides a snapshot of current research and findings about the positive impacts of artistic, creative and...
Briefing paper

Engaging clients in commissioning: what are the benefits?

This FACSIAR Evidence to Action Note supports us to understand how to involve clients in outcomes-based commissioning, and the impact this has on client outcomes.
Guide

A guide to the right engagement

This guide is designed to assist the Australian Public Service (APS) in choosing the right engagement for the problem at hand. It is made up of two components: the Diagnostic and Catalogue.