Tag Archives: Planning

What are program logic models?

[Updated 13 July 2017 to add a new resource.] Program logic models are like “road maps” which show how your initiative will work and why you believe that if you do certain things, you will get the results you are … Continue reading

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The importance of gatekeepers.

Two things have recently driven home to me the challenge of trying to engage people we want to engage, but who aren’t really interested. The first was when I was talking to a colleague about a physical activity and health … Continue reading

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Community Decision-Making Toolkit

The Canadian Rural Secretariat has produced a Community Decision-Making Toolkit. It includes a brief summary of a range of approaches that can be used in community consultations. There are much better resources on asset mapping (see for example Discovering community … Continue reading

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Planning a networking meeting

Transition Newcastle is hosting a climate change networking meeting next week. It is a follow-up to a forum in May organised by a variety of groups including Climate Action Newcastle, 100% Renewable Energy, 350.org Australia, and the Uniting Church. At … Continue reading

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Peak oil action plan – Whitehorse City Council

Whitehorse City Council in Victoria has recently released a draft Peak Oil Action Plan (prepared by AECOM Australia). They are to be congratulated for showing leadership in this area. I found the risk assessment particularly interesting. They considered two scenarios: … Continue reading

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Nourishing Newcastle planning workshop

We had a good planning workshop with Nourishing Newcastle today. The planning we had done for the workshop (you can read about it here) paid off and we had a successful morning. I think there were a number of things … Continue reading

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Nourishing Newcastle planning workshop

I’ve been asked to run a planning session for Nourishing Newcastle. They are a great group who are looking at promoting local sustainable food production. Strategic planning can be challenging as I think we often try to do more than … Continue reading

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