To map the sustainability of the City of Liverpool—economically, ecologically, politically and culturally—with particular reference to the quality of life (including services) for new, recent and longer-term arrivals, including people with disabilities.
Area: The whole of the Local Government Area of Liverpool
Time period: Emphasis on the present, but with the base-line statistics and description going back ten years to give a sense of social change.
- New and recent arrivals to the City of Liverpool, including those with disabilities;
- Longer-term residents in the City of Liverpool who have various experiences of settlement and receiving new arrivals, including those with disabilities. This will be across all areas of service-delivery support;
- Service-delivery providers and local policy-makers in the City of Liverpool; and
- Citizens of the City of Liverpool.
Professor Paul James, Institute of Culture & Society, Western Sydney University (Co-convenor)
Dr Liam Magee, Institute of Culture & Society, Western Sydney University
Ms Jakki Mann, (Project Manager)
Iman Partoredjo, Liverpool Migrant Resource Centre (Co-convenor)
Dr Karen Soldatic, Institute of Culture & Society, Western Sydney University
Ms Averil Straney, Ability Links
Ms Meredith Stuebe, Liverpool Migrant Resource Centre
Critical Reference Group
- Generate an ‘Urban Profile’ for the City of Liverpool
- Go through a ‘Critical Issues Identification Process’
- Conduct interviews with key stakeholders
- Disseminate the Circles of Social Life questionnaire