social impact assessment

Building a typology of best practice Social Impact Assessment: a study of community-based agreement-making in the resource sector

This research focused on developing resource sector Social Impact Assessment (SIA) by studying leading examples of community based agreement making. The work aims to develop better practices in SIA and increase understanding of community needs prior to development, leading to a more equitable sharing of benefits.

This research was completed by Oliver Hill in June 2017, and his thesis is available from The University of Melbourne on request via here