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.

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