We have conducted research into digital community engagement in Australia.


Using a mix of methods including surveys, interviews and documentary research, we have identified ideas and strategies to support engaging online with a range of different stakeholders.

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What were the aims of the research?

  • To strengthen the engagement network.
  • Develop a useful, evidence based, resource for those wanting to implement digital community engagement in their practice.
  • Identify case studies that demonstrate the value, successes, and challenges of using digital community engagement tools.

IAP2 Australasia Pitch for Practice


We receive funding from the IAP2 Australasia Pitch for Practice initiative to conduct this research. Pitch for Practice was a participatory budgeting journey that invited members to decide on what ideas they wanted to see implemented over the next 12 months.


More Information

Find out more about the Research purpose and methods.


View the  Phase One Survey Results.


The final report was published in May 2019.


Currently we're organising knowledge-sharing events as an opportunity to get together and discuss the results.


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Project Timeframes




Phase One: Consultation with IAP2 members to inform and finalise the scope of research

13th August - 31st August 2018

Phase Two: Survey IAP2 network and wider stakeholder groups 8th October - 31st December 2018
Phase Three: Final report May 2019
Phase Four: A webinar and events in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney May 2019 and onward