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Asset management review - Community Survey report

25 October 2016
Last updated: 
25 October 2016

Background
Byron Shire Council conducted community consultation in order to identify and inform their long-term management/resourcing strategies for the assets.

Research Objectives
Specifically the research quantitatively explored:

  • Level of current investment, relative priority and satisfaction of key community assets
  • Understanding support for Council’s funding position in regards to key asset areas
  • Identifying any community endorsed revenue options for Council to explore in order to address fundig requirements
Data collection

Micromex Research, together with Byron Shire Council, developed the questionnaire.

Research Design
This study consisted of a three-stage methodology:

  • Stage 1: Initial recruitment of 603 Byron Shire residents via a random phone survey, collection of several ‘pre’ measures
  • Stage 2: Mail-out by Council of a brochure explaining the various asset management options
  • Stage 3: Recontact telephone interviews with 403 of the initial 603, collection of numerous ‘post’ measures