Why is “placemaking” important for local communities?
Jurisdiction: Western Australia
A strong community is created through creating a “sense of place” through engagement with the community, partnerships with businesses and industry
Local government authorities provide a broad range of services for the community, aimed at improving liveability. A strong community is created through creating a “sense of place” through engagement with the community, partnerships with businesses and industry and a long view for improved outcomes for the physical, emotional, mental and environmental outcomes for local communities.
A great deal of emphasis is placed nowadays on the development of precincts in community and regional development. These might be cultural and creative; industrial; manufacturing; tourism and or agricultural.
What data is available, and can we develop a tool to measure or simulate the value / benefits these initiatives bring to our local community in both social and economic terms that can be utilised for refining and directing future policy, strategy and allocation of funding.
Eligibility: Western Australian competitors
Entry: Challenge entry is only available to teams in Western Australia.
Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science data set