2019 Core Values Awards Case Study | Koala Conservation

As part of the approved 2016-17 funding for the Vulnerable Species Management Plan budget, the Vulnerable Species Management Team sought to develop a city-wide Koala Conservation Plan to address the conservation issues affecting the koala populations across the city. The project adopted a community driven development framework where community engagement was central to koala conservation on the Gold Coast. Key strategies, including asset-based community development were used. The success of the engagement has contributed significantly to koala conservation throughout the city.

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IAP2 call for Director elections now open

The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) is a global member association which seeks to promote and improve the practice of public participation or community and stakeholder engagement. We are pleased to announce that we are opening up the call for Director Nominations for IAP2 International and IAP2 Australasia.

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Coronavirus and Engaging Cities: Towards Community Recovery with Sally Hussey

Cities are at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19’s impacts on densely populated urban centres, moreover, have redoubled the inequalities of urban cities as it has become evident that groups are affected unequally. Most particularly, vulnerable and marginalised communities. And, while global lockdown has forced many changes – social distancing, quarantining and self-isolation measures to curtail person-to-person transmission – the move to re-opening is overwhelmed by complexity and uncertainty.

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2019 Core Values Awards Case Study | Plan your Brisbane

Brisbane is changing. New industries, new jobs, new technologies and new export relationships are creating a new world of opportunity for Brisbane. Meanwhile changes in demographics, climate, and transport will change the way we live day-to-day. Brisbane is also growing. The South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 predicts the population will increase by 386,000 people by 2041 and that there will be a need to accommodate an additional 188,000 dwellings in this time.

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Engagement Design is now online! Register now.

Are you confident that you can design a robust engagement process for a range of purposes and situations?Our Engagement Design training is available to study in IAP2 Learn – our virtual facilitated classroom!

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