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Parking

Mosman Council – Balmoral Beach resident parking scheme research

In February 2010, Mosman Council commissioned Australian Survey Research (ASR) to conduct a survey of residents in the Balmoral Beach locality. The survey focused on the resident parking scheme (RPS) that applies to a number of streets near Balmoral Beach.

Council provided ASR with an electronic file of […]

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Catchment Action Plan

NSW Sydney Catchment Management Authority (SMCMA)

Catchment Action Plan Feedback survey

This project involved coding text data from over 3,500 participants to a survey that made extensive use of open ended responses. ASR was asked to code, analyse and interpret the responses that SCMA had collection from various source groups:

Professional […]

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Waves Leisure Centre

Kingston City Council – Waves Leisure Centre market research

ASR was commissioned by Kingston City Council (KCC, Melbourne) to conduct a survey of the general KCC population to gain an understanding of their use of gym/fitness centres and what they considered the attracting features of these centres. The research was used to inform marketing and communications […]

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Mt Stromlo Visitor Centre

ACT Government, Territory venues and events – Mt Stromlo Visitor Survey

Territory Venues and Events (TVE) commissioned ASR to conduct research into visitor utilisation of Stromlo Forest Park.

The objectives of the research were to gain a better understanding of:

Why people use the Park;
Where users come from;
How often they use the Park; and
What they like […]

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Community and stakeholder survey on fishing amnesty in marine park zones

In 2013, the Aquatic Protected Areas Unit within DPI engaged ASR to conduct a study to assess the lifting of a recreational fishing amnesty in marine park zones in NSW. A range of respondents were invited to participate in the study, including recreational fishers, identified key stakeholders and […]

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Science

Department of Innovation Industry Science & Research (DIISR), Science survey

ASR conducted an online survey for the Office of the Chief Scientist among the Australian general population. The survey explored concerns in general of science and technology issues. Respondents were sourced from an online panel and quota sampled to ensure representation of the Australian population […]

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Road freight transport industry

WorkSafe Road freight transport industry, business survey

The primary objective of the research was to obtain baseline data in the road freight transport industry on the knowledge of PCBUs’ obligations in regards to work health & safety (WHS), workers compensation (W/Comp) and injury management (IM).

Research was conducted using a web survey and it […]

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Beef cattle

WorkCover Sheep and beef cattle industry, business survey

The primary objective of the research was to obtain baseline data in the sheep and beef cattle industry on the knowledge of persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs’) obligations in regards to work health & safety (WHS), workers compensation (W/Comp) and injury management (IM).

Research was […]

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Wooden structural components

Wooden structural components manufacturing industry

The primary objective of the research was to obtain baseline data on the knowledge in the wooden structural components manufacturing industry, of persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU’s) obligations in regards to work health & safety (WHS), workers compensation (W/Comp) and injury management (IM).

Research […]

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Workplace safety

WorkSafe Health & safety representative survey

The primary objectives of the survey were to explore:

why and to what extent workplaces had adopted HSRs.
current work health and safety consultation practices.
the level of understanding of the HSR role and the impact of HSR training.
additional ways WorkCover could support businesses to improve WHS […]

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