Working from the ground up

A Participatory Approach to Community Regeneration in Social Housing Neighborhoods


What is this study about?


This study is about urban renewal and community participation in social housing neighbourhoods in Maroubra and Matraville. The project aims to work with residents and services in the area to explore what community initiatives work to create opportunities which will improve health and well-being.


Who are we?


We are a group of researchers and students from the University of Sydney and the University of NSW.


What is our approach?


We believe that:

  • The best way to support residents is to work with them
  • Residents are the experts in their neighbourhoods
  • All residents should have a say.