Successful engagement for smarter decision making

Community Engagement Australia 2015
25 – 26 March 2015, Rydges Sydney Central, Australia
Shifting Your Communication and Community Engagement


City of Ryde
NSW State Emergency Service
Lake Macquarie Council
Sutherland Shire Council
Department of Education and Training NSW
Sustainability Victoria

  • Measuring and evaluating engagement activities to achieve long term outcomes
  • Building common analysis and comparison of engagement, education and awareness activities
  • Developing pull engagement strategies to support decision making and performance
  • Working collaboratively with community for effective decision making
  • Encouraging an online engagement approach in a risk adverse environment
  • Aligning online engagement strategies with your existing face to face strategies

Post-forum workshops:

Workshop A
The program logic of community engagement – an evidence
based approach to measuring success
Facilitated by: Susan Rudland, Social Planning and Community Engagement Director, Urbis

Workshop B
Managing large scale deliberative processes in contested environments
Facilitated by: Lucy Cole-Edelstein, Director, Straight Talk