Community and Agency Engagement

Community and Agency Engagement

Purdon Planning has undertaken a wide range of stakeholder and community consultations in the ACT, other parts of Australia and overseas. This represents a core business activity for the company involving direct participation by Directors and senior staff.

Purdon’s have used a variety of consultative mechanisms over time including public presentations, stakeholder meetings, workshops, focus groups, static and staffed displays, letter-box drops, newsletters, media releases, web page, telephone and mail-back surveys.

Our general approach to consultations include:

  • strategic advice to clients on the type and scope of consultations appropriate for projects
  • identification of relevant stakeholders
  • stakeholder liaison and communications to encourage participation in appropriate forums
  • client reporting and participant

Key principles adopted by Purdon’s in our consultation activities include:

  • an inclusive approach to consultations
  • provision of information
  • open, participatory