Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 13 Hansard (29 November) . . Page.. 5359 ..
The provision of qualitative feedback formed an important data source in the analysis of the findings.
Businesses were encouraged to undertake the online survey, in full confidence with the assurance that any personal information will be held securely. Participants could also choose to remain anonymous in the final report but were asked for identification details to maintain the integrity of the survey field.
Given that information was provided with assurances around confidentiality the Territory did not include individual responses in the report.
Quantitative information relating to the survey garnered from on-premise interviews was included in the report findings while qualitative feedback informed the interpretation and analysis of these findings.
8. The CBC has indicated in its survey report that the survey completion rate 14.7% which exceeds industry norms, which, its states, is 10% for external surveys of this nature.
9. The survey area is inclusive of the site bounded by Hinder St, Efkarpidis St, Gozzard St and Ernest Kavanagh St.
10. Over 200 businesses in the Gungahlin Town Centre precinct were notified of the first working group meeting on 15 August 2018 by letter drop. The letter drop was received by businesses in the area outlined on the map below.
15 people from local businesses or local community groups attended the first working group meeting on 15 August 2018.
(Image available at the Chamber Support Office).
11. Community groups were also invited to get involved in the event. This included MyGungahlin, the Gungahlin Community Council, Communities@Work and local sporting and community groups.
12. Following the first meeting there were an additional two working group meetings held on 5 and 19 September 2018.
Another letter drop was undertaken providing local businesses with the dates of both these working group sessions. This letter drop covered the same area as the first letter drop (please see the map above).
A walk around to local food traders was also undertaken on 21 August 2018. Contact details for 25 businesses were collected during this walk around.
Ahead of the second working group meeting, a notice was sent to an email distribution list for the working group. This included the local food traders who provided their email address during the walk around on 21 August as well as the people who attended the first working group meeting and provided their email address on the sign-in sheet.
Around 15 people from local businesses or local community groups attended the second working group meeting on 5 September 2018.