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Kelvin Grove Urban Village Pathways Audit Report

Crombie, Robert C. & Delaforce, Wayne H. (2008) Kelvin Grove Urban Village Pathways Audit Report. QUT.

Abstract

The 2006 ABS census for Kelvin Grove statistical local area (SLA) determined the population as 4,384. Population projections published in 2005 by the developers of the Kelvin Grove Urban Village (KGUV) predicted a growth of 2,000 by 2010, the majority of which would occur within the Urban Village development. With such a high projected rate of population growth (slightly less than 50%), there is concern for capacity-building in the community, particularly the Urban Village with its uniquely-planned mixture of different status groups in a relatively small geographic area. The development has to date accommodated these concerns through programs that are generally entertainment oriented. The Community Hub has been involved with organised low-cost social events that facilitate contact between residents. Limited access to internet services has been provided at the centrally-located office for email and job search functions. The concern as development progresses towards material completion is for sustainable community capacity in what is essentially a new community within a community.

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ID Code: 13591
Item Type: Report
Keywords: Community Engagement, Action Research, Learning Audit
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800) > Urban Sociology and Community Studies (160810)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Robert C. Crombie and Wayne H. Delaforce
Deposited On: 21 May 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:59

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