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Young people on social networks

I’ve been preparing a presentation for an Australian Marketing Institute conference this week and have been a bit perplexed by the representation of the use of Facebook and Twitter by young people. Twitter stats are difficult but there seems to be general acceptance that young people are underrepresented on the platform. Stats from the blog […]

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Social Networking and Education

I was lucky enough to be invited to the beautiful town of Canmore in the Canadian Rockies to speak to a gathering of Albertan school superintendents earlier this month.  My slides from the conference are available below. Social Networking and Education: Realising the Potential As you can see from the photos below, I found some […]

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Stephani Roy McCallum on OUTRAGE!

Based in Canada and a Director of Dialogue Partners Inc, Stephani recently spoke on “Transforming Outrage into Collaboration” at a full house IAP2 Leadership Breakfast, sharing the platform with fellow Canadian “outrage” specialist Gale Simpson. Bang the Table is deeply grateful for the time she spent speaking with Tam Shardlow on her work, passions and […]

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vlog: Becky Hirst

Tam Shardlow talks with our South Australian Associate, Becky Hirst, about everything from how she moved from a likely career in contemporary dance to a successful career in community engagement; contemporary community engagement practice in South Australia; and the differences between practice in her native UK and Australia.

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Six Communications Risks for Engaging Online

We do a lot of presentations to public sector organisations. Unsurprisingly we get asked a lot of the same questions over and over again. Communications professionals more often than not relate back to how an online forum could impact the integrity of their organisational brand. We’ve selected the top six most frequently asked of questions […]

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Cultivating your Community Panel

Community Panels are rapidly becoming recognised as a valuable community engagement tool by many Councils across Australia. Anne Sharp and Katherine Anderson from the University of South Australia’s Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science have published an article in the latest edition of the (Australian) Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance titled “Online citizen panels as an […]

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Speak Up Austin

The Bang the Table team are pleased to announce the launch of a new online community engagement portal for the City of Austin, Texas. The portal is built on Bang the Table’s EngagementHQ platform and will be used to consult the community about a wide range of issues. Heading up the list are the first […]

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East Rockingham Waste Water Treatment Plant site live

We are very pleased to announce the launch of an online community engagement portal for  the Western Australian Water Corporation to support the social impact assessment process for the East Rockingham Waste Water Treatment Plant. It’s great to see EngagementHQ being taken up by infrastructure agencies as a legitimate part of the community engagement process […]

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New EngagementHQ site launched for Wollondilly

We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new online engagement portal for Wollondilly Shire Council. Wollondilly is a semi rural local government area on Sydney’s south western outskirts. It is home to Sydney main water supply, Warrgamba Dam, and is balancing pressure for urban growth with the retention of its traditional semi-rural […]

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