Social Impact Measurement Network Australia (SIMNA) Western Sydney
Measuring the impact of growth and change in Greater Western Sydney
28 May 2019, 7.30am-9.30am
Information & Cultural Exchange (I.C.E.), 8 Victoria Rd, Parramatta
Cost: SIMNA members free; Non-members $15. Light breakfast provided.
Explore how the impact of growth and change is being measured in this rapidly growing region.
At this networking and learning event, you will hear from:
- A representative from the Greater Sydney Commission will speak about the Commission’s work in Greater Western Sydney and how they are measuring their impact.
- Katie Wearne from City of Parramatta’s Social Outcomes team will present on the learnings from an SROI evaluation undertaken in partnership with Western Sydney Local Health District exploring the social and economic value generated by Parramatta’s parks and sportsgrounds. The research is the first of its kind in Australia and strengthens the argument for investing in green spaces.
- Shaun Beckley from Infrastructure Planning at Liverpool City Council will discuss the council’s involvement in a new data collection pilot measuring the performance of residential housing and commercial developments across Australia and New Zealand.