Seen and Heard: children and youth as agents of community change

Youth-initiated participation shows improvements to community life and highlights children and young people’s agency as key to social transformation. Youth engagement is not new. Since the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child almost thirty years ago, which radically shifted global perceptions towards the acceptance of children as subjects in their own right, […]

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

4 days ago

#CityHallSelfie Tip Sheet

Each year, #CityHallSelfie day drives thousands of residents to city hall buildings across the country. We have teamed up with ELGL and put together a list of tips to help you take participation to the next level.

Ella Pairman

Ella Pairman

4 days ago

Blending Face-to-Face and Digital Engagement

Good community engagement involves both online and in-person methods. Great community engagement, however, blends the two methods together–giving the community a seamless continuum of ways to participate. 

Amanda Nagl

Amanda Nagl

4 weeks ago

#ELGL19 – Going All In!

“Against the conference backdrop of collaboration and learning, it was simply refreshing to partake in the discussion and be welcomed to the table.” Caity Belta discusses her introduction to the ELGL community as she meets leaders in government across the country.

Caity Belta

Caity Belta

1 month ago

Staff Pick: Have Your Say Canterbury Bankstown

Canterbury Bankstown Council is engaging with their community to help plan for the future growth of the Bankstown CBD by developing an integrated transport and streetscape plan. Learn about council’s undertaking on an ongoing multi-stage engagement with their community on a high-value and impactful project and how you can implement their strategy in your own engagement efforts.

Katie Toohey

Katie Toohey

2 months ago

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NHS Duty to Involve and Digital First Engagement

What if face-to-face patient and public involvement was no longer an option? How does digital first engagement relate to the most regulated field of public participation in the world?

Jonathan Bradley

Jonathan Bradley

2 months ago

Benchmarking your performance with EngagementIQ

Learn how our new Site Review and Benchmarking service can help you and your team achieve better online engagement results by taking a deeper look at your digital engagement activities. 

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 months ago

What is EngagementIQ?

Learn more about EngagementIQ, Bang the Table’s new range of strategic support and short consulting services.

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 months ago

The Engagement Corner – A New Resource For ELGL Members

The ELGL Engagement Corner is a new, members only engagement site, powered by the EngagementHQ platform. As our valued partner, ELGL shares a common mission with Bang the Table, to foster meaningful connections that benefit local government leaders and the people they serve.

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

2 months ago

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