'Don't Keep History A Mystery' is this year's National Reconciliation Week (NRW) theme. From 27 May to 3 June, NRW explores the facts about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, achievements and cultures - encouraging individuals to consider: what it is you do not currently know, about our shared national history?
Billie Sankovic in New Planner: Social Infrastructure and Services are just as vital to Liveability GalleryBusiness, Community Development, Energy, Governance, Infrastructure, Latest News, Transport, Uncategorized
"Social infrastructure & services are just as vital to liveability" To create liveable communities, multiple interdependent and related factors need to be considered, prioritised and financed. The Greater Sydney Commission’s (GSC) draft long term plan for growing Sydney on behalf of the NSW Government, Towards Our Greater Sydney 2056, provides an impressive vision that prioritises the significance of central and western Sydney in creating a global metropolis. The recently released GSC draft District Plans draw on this emerging vision to operationalise and bring this aspiration to reality through a focus on creating a liveable, productive and sustainable city.
WSCF and CHETRE launch HIA Report: “Is Anyone Listening?” Western Sydney Airport Community Engagement Gallery
WSCF and CHETRE launch HIA Report: “Is Anyone Listening?” Western Sydney Airport Community EngagementCommunity Development, Events, Governance, Governance, Latest News, Media Release, Reform, Transport, Uncategorized
WSCF and CHETRE launch HIA Report: “Is Anyone Listening?” Western Sydney Airport Community Engagement
A Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Report on community engagement and the Western Sydney Airport was launched yesterday by Western Sydney Community Forum and the Centre for Health Equity Training Research and Evaluation (CHETRE). The HIA showed that community consultation processes for the Western Sydney Airport have so far fallen short of successfully addressing potential health and wellbeing impacts for the communities involved. The findings suggest that better consultation processes can positively influence community responses and attitudes toward large scale infrastructure and development.
This much-awaited discussion paper from the Commonwealth Department of Health provides an opportunity to give feedback on the next steps for an integrated care at home program (including the amalgamation of the Commonwealth Home Support Program and Home Care Packages). Written submissions close on 21st August.