Living in a Digital Geraldton

Social Dimensions has conducted a study for the City of Greater Geraldton about the community’s aspirations and capacity to take advantages of the National Broadband Network. The Internet is now an integral part of people’s lives. Many Greater Geraldton residents use …

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Informing Geraldton residents: how well is the City doing?

The phone survey of community members has ended.   We reached a representative sample of residents aged 15 and above.  A big thanks to the participants and the Royal Lifesaving call centre in Bridgetown for making this possible. The CGG staff …

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Regional Men’s Health Initiative

Men in rural and remote Australia suffer higher rates of chronic disease, injury and suicide that men in our major cities.  The Regional Men’s Health Initiative uses a bottoms-up community development model to improve men’s health and well-being by raising …

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Demographic information systems for Aboriginal development

The lack of accurate information about Aboriginal populations is frustrating for community members, service providers and governments.  The Australian census provides only a snapshot and has known data quality problems.  Education, health and employment programs know how many people they serve …

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Geraldton’s Foreshore

In a few short years the Geraldton Foreshore has become one of the best loved features of the city.  Everyone has an opinion about how it should be developed. The City of Geraldton-Greenough contracted Social Dimensions to learn what people valued …

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Emergency helicopter service feasibility

Residents and visitors in regional Australia receive an excellent service emergency medical transport and care.  Most towns have ambulances staffed by volunteers and paramedics are based at larger centres.  The Royal Flying Doctors Service brings critically ill and injured patients to …

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Hendra Virus, flying foxes and people management

Peter’s PhD was on the human dimensions of wildlife management.  By the time rangers, irrate community members and animal enthusiasts lock horns about a wildlife problem, the problem is usually enveloping other community issues.  At their core these issues arise from a feeling of …

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Indigenous Healthy Lifestyle Program Evaluation

Five organisations received funds from the Western Australian government to improve Aboriginal people’s health.  The organisations were based in some of the most under-serviced communities in the state. They were encouraged to work in partnership with Aboriginal people and other …

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