Australian governments and organizations have developed a number of excellent community engagement resources. Several are highlighted below.

If you are aware of other useful resources please contact:

Walt Whitmer or Bill Shuffstall


Public Participation: State of Practice - Australia, 2010, International Association of Public Participation, (IAP2)

Tasmanian Government Framework for Community Engagement, 2011, Government of Tasmania.

An Introduction to Engagement, Book 1, 2005, The Community Engagement Network Resource and Regional Services Division, Victorian Government Department of Sustainability and Environment.

Effective Community Engagement, Version 2, Workbook and Tools, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria AU.

Effective Engagement: building relationships with community and other stakeholders; Book 3: The Engagement Toolbox, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria AU.