Maroochy 2025 Community Visioning & Action: A Case Study of Anticipatory Action Learning Practices in Use Within Maroochy Shire , Queensland, Australia

by Steve Gould


This article provides a brief introduction to the Maroochy 2025 Community Visioning project, highlighting the benefits in using Anticipatory Action Learning approaches as a method of consultation. One of the many unique aspects of Maroochy 2025 has been the use of futures studies methods in conjunction with community and social planning approaches. The use of anticipatory action learning activities within Maroochy 2025 provided both new learning and opportunities for both communities and local government. This included reframing an understanding of future issues facing Maroochy Shire and discovering innovative and intuitive answers to future issues through the development of collective visions and actions.(continue…)

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