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Profiling Communities

Profiling Communities is a project due for completion in the second half of 2017. Drawing on the methods utilised in and experiences of other research (such as Sport and Aboriginal Culture; The Social Value of Green Space in a Drying Climate; and South West Early Childhood Project), this project aims to inform the process of undertaking and evaluating initiatives in regional communities.

Principal Areas of Enquiry:

Aboriginal Perspectives
Climate Change and Water
Structural Adjustments and Changing Demographics
Urban and Regional Planning

Secondary Areas of Enquiry:

Contemporary Issues
Management and Technology

Lead Researchers:

Professor Marian Tye - Centre for Sport and Recreation Research
Assoc. Prof. Simon Forrest - Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Curtin University
Greg McLennon - Department of Sport and Recreation WA
Julie Rutherford - Department of Sport and Recreation WA
Troy Jones - Department of Sport and Recreation WA

Research Team:

Dr Amma Buckley, Dr Stefania Giamminuti, Jane Merewether, Sonia Kuzich, Gaylene Galardi, Jo Del Prete, Louise Atherton

Industry Partners

Department of Sport and Recreation WA

Project Collection


11Ps Functionality Analysis Framework: An approach to community profiling: informed by Murchison Active Communities Project (MACP)

Guide to Developing a Case Study