Community Impact

These stories celebrate active citizenship that enables communities to better respond to key societal issues.

Northern United Football Team Wellness Program: A community collaboration for the health and welfare of the Indigenous youth in the region.

Ms Marlene Assim
SCU Health Clinic, School of Health and Human Sciences

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Community-driven research and scientific evidence to enlighten the coal seam gas debate.

Dr Isaac Santos and Damien Maher with PhD students Douglas Tait and Marnie Atkins
School of Environment, Science and Engineering

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Empowering local communities to organise, mobilise and plan effective responses to issues of concern to the community.

Mr Aidan Ricketts
School of Law and Justice

In collaboration with Ms Annie Kia

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Stand Up for Dementia: Developing, implementing and researching an innovative recreational and therapeutic program involving performance and humour for people with dementia who are living in the community.

Associate Professor John Stevens
School of Health and Human Services

In collaboration with Ms Mandy Nolan, Comedic Facilitator;
Ms Tarnya Daniels, Manager Respite Services, Baptist Community Services Alstonville

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Engaging with our Pacific communities: Enhancing capacity in tourism management and best practice through the co development of an international standard guide training program.

Dr Kaye Walker and Professor Betty Weiler
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management

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