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This page is about a research project.

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The research is about planning communities to be inclusive of people with disabilities.

People with different disabilities.

When we say disability, we mean all disabilities including chronic illness.


When we say community we mean the area where you live. Your home. 

House in the Clarence City Council Area.

For example, you live in a suburb in the Clarence City Council area.

Group of diverse people.

When we say inclusive we mean you have the same opportunities to participate in everyday things in your community like everyone else.

We want to make communities inclusive for everyone.

Have a Chat

An interview is a chat with a researcher.

Participant talking to researcher.

A researcher learns information to help make things better for people.

The word chat will be used for this project.

Who can have a chat?

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People 9 years and older.

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 If you are under 18 you will need guardian consent.

Various community members.

The chat is for people who live, work or study in:

Clarence City Council Logo

Clarence City Council and the Greater Hobart area, Tasmania


Gympie Regional Council Logo

Gympie Regional Council, Queensland.

Before you start

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Read the participant information sheet.

Complete the Consent Form

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Complete the consent form.

What will I be asked?

Participant talking to researcher.

In your chat with Lisa or Rosie.

You will be asked 4 questions.

Person talking.

You will tell us what you think.

The questions are

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1. What makes an inclusive community?

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2. What helps make communities inclusive for people with disabilities?

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3. What does not help make communities inclusive for people with disabilities.

Person with an idea.

4. Your ideas to make communities better?

You can have a chat with the researcher by yourself.

One person talking to the researcher.


You can have a chat with the researcher in a group.

Three people talking to the researcher.

You choose.

When will we chat?

Making a time to chat.

We will make a time to chat with you.

The chat will be by

Researcher and participant talking over the phone.



People on video call.

Video call


Participant and Researcher standing together talking.

Face to face

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But face to face may not be a choice with COVID-19.

Using a voice recorder to record chat.

With your okay we will record what you tell us. Only your voice will be recorded in a video call.


Person with questions.

Contact the project team if you have any questions.

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phone 03 6226 2143


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