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Better Together handbook and guides:
- Better Together handbook
- Better Together Effective Engagement with Young People guide*
- Better Together Effective Engagement with Older People guide*
(*under review 2021)
Other useful resources we've been inspired by recently:
- Centre for Health Communication and Participation's Using social media as a tool to facilitate consumer engagement in service design and quality improvement (LaTrobe Uni, 2022)
- Nature United's Virtual Community Engagement Guide - a toolkit for hosting online community engagement and meetings in rural, remote and indigenous communities (Nature United, 2022)
- Webinar: A Place at the Table - how people with disabilities are shaping community (Tamarack Institute)
- The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) recently released Seven threads prompt book - practical prompts to help non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations engage First Nations' wisdom, so that together, we can further reconciliation, self-determination and change (PDF downloadable resource, TACSI, 2022)
The following toolkits have been created by other Australian jurisdictions and agencies to guide best practice stakeholder and community engagement between government and citizens.
They provide a number of resources, templates and tools that can help you when putting together your strategies.
- Stakeholder engagement framework: Australian Department of Health
- Engagement framework: Mental Health Commission of New South Wales
- Policy and guidelines on community engagement: Queensland Government
- Public participation and stakeholder engagement framework: Department for Health and Human Services, Victorian government.
- Online Community Engagement Toolkit for Rural, Remote and Indigenous Councils: Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government
- Rural and remote Indigenous community engagement resources: Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government