As part of Byron Shire Council's 2019 Byron Model of Democracy, an 18-person citizens' panel met at 6 sessions across 3 months to provide recommendations on how to make democratic decisions in Byron Shire that can be widely supported.
Problems and Purpose
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
Data was sourced from OECD (2020), Innovative Citizen Participation and New Democratic Institutions: Catching the Deliberative Wave, OECD Publishing, Paris, https://doi.org/10.1787/339306da-en.