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Reasons to conduct a consultation

There are lots of reasons to conduct a consultation:

  • It encourages community involvement, participation and connection to the project or organisation.
  • It ensures that a project is meeting needs within the community.
  • To learn ways in which a project or organisation can improve its services.
  • Participants feel valued and that their skills and experience have been acknowledged.
  • Information gathered through consultations can be used for organisational strategic planning processes and to create organisational goals that are based on addressing the needs of stakeholders.
  • Consultation helps demonstrate to existing or prospective funding bodies that your project is achieving its goals.
  • It can help organisations meet their industry standards and quality improvement requirements.