Community Development

What is Community Development?link to NHVic website on Neighbourhood House sector principles and framework – Click Here

Excellent summary on what is community development, what it is not, when to use it and key definitions: Australian Institute of Family Studies- Click Here

Excellent Overview of Community Development Principles: presentation by Helen Rodd, Victoria Polytechnic Contemporary CD Practice – Click Here

“From welfare to place management: challenges and development for service delivery in the community sector”  Smith Family Briefing Paper- Click Here

Bank of Ideas – 137 community project ideas that build social capital – Click Here

Effective Community Engagement Toolkit – Department of Sustainability and Environment
A comprehensive list of tools for assisting in the planning, implementation and evaluation of community engagement activities: The Engagement Toolkit

Assets Based Community Development – What is it all about? – Click Here

International Association of Community Development  have identified eight themes that are common across practice in community development.