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The value of community wellbeing for locality based practice

Crane, Philip R. (2012) The value of community wellbeing for locality based practice. In Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) 2012 Community Wellbeing Symposium, 20-22 November 2012, Brisbane, Qld. (Unpublished)

Abstract

This presentation put forward six propositions regarding the value and character of community wellbeing, in particular the economic contribution of social and community programs and initiatives. The six propositions are: 1. Community wellbeing is a useful umbrella concept 2. Everyone benefits from public programs 3. There is an economic as well as social cost of not responding well 4. Local government is key in fostering community wellbeing 5. Good practice involves bringing together a number of perspectives and levers, including social and cultural initiatives 6. Engaging with the community around wellbeing offers an opportunity to enhance the political process

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ID Code: 55147
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Keywords: Community wellbeing, Local government, Economic and social wellbeing, Community programs
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 please consult the author
Deposited On: 28 Nov 2012 11:01
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2012 11:01

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