GEOFF WOOLCOCK

Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Associate Professor

Geoff Woolcock is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southern Queensland’s Institute for Resilient Regions, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Griffith University and the University of the Sunshine Coast. Geoff has more than 30 years community-based research experience nationally and internationally, with considerable expertise in social and community service planning and evaluation, including social capital and community capacity building. He has co-published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and community reports. He is a board director of the Brisbane Housing Company and established the Logan Child-Friendly Community Ltd overseeing the high-profile collective impact initiative, Logan Together. He also Chairs the board of the Australian National Development Index (ANDI).

Child Friendly Neighbourhood Forum – How to Go Beyond Preaching to the Converted. - Facilitated by Geoff Woolcock

“How to go beyond preaching to the converted?”. This conversation will be reflection point. Come have your say. How are we doing at shaping the neighbourhoods that will support children to celebrate who they are now as well as help them grow into the functional grown-ups of tomorrow?

Panellists - Natalia Krysiak, Cities for Play; Greg Mews, QUT landscape Architect Lecturer; Mindy Russell, Logan City Counsellor; Ange TuiSamoa, Community Empowerment Agent and Parent; Dean Patterson, Lend Lease

GEOFF WOOLCOCK