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People experiencing poverty and inequality will be affected first and worst by the impacts of climate change. The Extreme Weather, Climate Change and the Community Sector – Risks and Adaptations project examined the relationship between physical and social infrastructure (in the form of CSO service provision. Major findings include that community sector organisations are not prepared to respond to climate change events with many small and medium organisations at risk of permanent closure – for example, one week after an extreme […]

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Wombat Creative has been working with Queensland Regional NRM Groups Collective to manage their communication obligations for Reef Rescue, a $200 million program of the Australian Government. Our role is to ensure that project partners, encompassing both regional bodies and industry groups, work collaboratively on communication projects and share their outcomes with an appropriate audience. We’ve produced reports, coordinated events, facilitated meetings and provided guidance to a range of other communication professionals. In the first three years of the five-year […]

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Wombat Creative was engaged by NRM North in Tasmania to lend a hand with documenting and planning for best practice engagement of rural lifestyle landholders. The first thing we found is that they’re known by so many different names it’s hard to pin them down: smallholders, blockies, urban farmers, peri-urban land managers, reechangers, down shifters, and hobby farmers. One thing we learned quickly about this audience is their sheer diversity. Not just diversity in terms of age and background and […]

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Dec
4

Top 7 trends 2010-2020

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Social Researcher Mark McCrindle outlines 7 key trends that will define Australia towards 2010.

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Dec
4

Community Engagement Guide

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The Department of Communities Queensland have put out a guide to community engagement specific to Queensland. The guide, called Engaging Queenslanders: A guide to community engagement methods and techniques, brings together introductory information on a range of traditional and innovative techniques. It is intended to assist public officials at all levels and other practitioners to choose the most appropriate community engagement process. Strengths and weaknesses are summarised for each technique to support decision making.        

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A UK organisation has released reports about a research project into communication experiences and practices, at the point of grant refusal, among selected grant making and grant seeking organisations.  The project came about as a result of the frustration and disappointment being experienced by many grant seekers, alongside the multiple pressures facing grant makers, in responding to grant seekers’ needs and in meeting their own range of obligations. The overall purpose of the research was to support learning and improvement […]

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Sep
4

Media secrets

Check out this great free resource from Hootville – Media secrets for community groups

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