– Inform, Consult, Involve, Collaborate
Inform – One way communication providing balanced and objective information to assist understanding about something that is going to happen or has happened.
Consult – Two way communications designed to obtain public feedback about ideas on rationale, alternatives and proposals to inform decision making.
Involve – Participatory process designed to help identify issues and views to ensure that concerns and aspirations are understood and considered prior to decision making.
Collaborate – Working together to develop understanding of all issues and interests to work out alternatives and identify preferred solutions.