Webinar: Do better qualitative analysis

Capire Consulting Group’s Koel Wrigley takes us through some simple steps to better manage qualitative feedback collected in community engagement activities including; identifying the right times to seek qualitative input, managing contributions, coding and organising feedback collected and reporting on the findings.

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

1 year ago

Barwon Water Engages on Much More Than Water

Barwon Water, based in Geelong, one hour South West of Melbourne, is Victoria’s largest regional urban water corporation, and provides water and sewerage services across 8,100 square kilometres to more than 298,000 customers.

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

1 year ago

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Activating Alberta’s new local participation frameworks with online engagement

Online engagement platforms can help Alberta municipalities meet the new requirements of the Municipal Government Act. The clock is ticking on Alberta’s new regulations for local community engagement. The revised Municipal Government Act calls for local councils to create and adopt a comprehensive public participation policy that captures why, when, and how councils will involve […]

Yamini Zerfas

Yamini Zerfas

1 year ago

Citizen Engagement with the Changing City

In an era of increasing urbanization, twenty-first century city-building exacerbates divisions. Urbanite societies are plagued by poverty and social exclusion – not to mention the insidious corporatization that surrounds the embrace of the Smart City. So how does the future city include all citizens, not just the wealthy elite?

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

1 year ago

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Engage with young people using the ‘Adopt a Councillor’ idea

Presented by Engage 2 Act board member Andrew Coulson, this webinar looks at the ‘Adopt a Councillor’ concept and explores how it works by looking at how the City of Traverse in the United States successfully implemented the program.

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

1 year ago

Using surveys and q&a for budget consultations

Surveying your community is a great way to get feedback for your next budget consultations and utilising Q&A can help clarify your communities concerns. In this article we look at how the City of Gold Coast in Australia is using surveys to consult on their 2018 budget and how City of Oshawa in Canada used […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

1 year ago

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Three things to consider when doing a budget consultation

If you’re a local government organisation, it’s highly likely that you will be required to consult on an annual operating budget with your community and ratepayers. This is generally to ensure community members support your levels of spending and that they suitably reflect your communities priorities. Getting budget consultations right can take some perfecting and […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

1 year ago

Global Community Engagement Day Is All About Influencers

It is finally here! Global Community Engagement Day. We thought we would celebrate by doing a company-wide poll of who Bang the Table employees thought were important influencers in the world of community engagement. Though we couldn’t cover all of them, there were a few that really stood out. Becky Hirst – Becky is the President […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

1 year ago

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