Wellbeing Indicators for the ACT

The Chief Minister has announced that a broad set of wellbeing indicators will be developed for the ACT. Measures of progress in jurisdictions, including Canberra, have typically focused on economic metrics such as growth in incomes and Gross State Product. Wellbeing indicators monitor progress across a broad range of areas of value to the community,
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Controlled sports – Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

The ACT Government – Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate sought stakeholder input to regulations being developed under the Controlled Sports Act 2019 (the Act). This legislation regulates combat sports events in the ACT for safety and integrity purposes. Legislation that will support the Act is being developed. Communication Link was engaged to design
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Icon Water

Location: ACT Communication Link has provided a range of community and stakeholder engagement services to Icon Water (and predecessors ACTEW Water and Actew Corporation) dating back to 2007 when Communication Link was managing engagement relating to planning approvals for the Enlarged Cotter Dam and Murrumbidgee to Googong Pipeline. Most recently we have been providing strategic
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NSW Loose-fill Asbestos Implementation Taskforce

Location: Regional NSW NSW Fair Trading is responsible for the Loose-fill Asbestos Implementation Taskforce which is managing the demolition, site remediation and disposal of properties containing loose-fill asbestos insulation. Communication Link provided important community consultation support during 2016 as the new program was being rolled out.  This included facilitating six community meetings across regional NSW,
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Environment Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Communication Link works regularly with areas within the ACT Government Directorate to support strategic planning, stakeholder engagement and community consultation outcomes.  Over more than 10 years, Communication Link has worked on a range of projects that include: ·        Western Greenway – new suburb development ·        Redevelopment of Higgins Primary School ·        Stromlo Forrest Park Master
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Canberra Airport Freight Symposium

Helen Leayr, Managing Director Communication Link, led facilitation of the inaugural Canberra Region International Freight Symposium in February 2016.  This thought-leadership event hosted by the Canberra Airport was opened by the then Minister for Trade and Investment, The Hon Andrew Robb and ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr.  Presentations from national exporting experts, including representatives from
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SERREE – South East Region of Renewable Energy Excellence

In February 2017, Communication Link facilitated a successful Regional Renewable Energy Business Forum on behalf of the SERREE Advisory Board.  The session was opened by ACT Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Shane Rattenbury, MLA. This important session drew together leaders from across the regional sustainability industry and gather thoughts and initiatives to further the
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Skilled migration to the ACT

During 2018, Communication Link worked with the ACT Government to gather stakeholder input to the Review of the ACT Skilled Nomination Sub Class 190 Visa. Working with the Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate, Communication Link hosted workshops gathering feedback from stakeholders that included former and current applicants, employers, migration agents and education providers.
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