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Warnervale Districty Community Survey

1. Project

Warnervale/Wadalba Community
The Warnervale District includes the new release areas of Warnervale and Wadalba within the northern part of Wyong Shire. The area includes the suburbs:

  • Halloran
  • Hamlyn Terrace
  • Wadalba
  • Wallarah
  • Warnervale
  • Woongarrah

Prior to 1997 there were approximately 200 households in Warnervale and a few in Wadalba. Since 1997 approximately 300 new households per year have moved into the area.

The research project
Th research project was about: exploring the changes in the fabric of the existing and new community over time and the connections between participation in community events, activities, group and organisations and the development of community connectedness.

The Warnervale district community survey was an outcome of the Social capital and community development research project which is a longitudinal study begun in 2000 and planned to continue over at least the next decade.

The research was part of the Community Support and Human Services Strategy for Warnervale/Wadalba prepared by the Central Coast Regional Co-ordination Management Group.

The partners
The partners in the research project are:

  • UnitingCare Burnside Central Coast - Warnervale Family and Community Centre
  • Wyong Shire Council

The funding

The research and community development project wasmade possible with funding from NSW Attorney-General’s Safer Communities Development Fund , NSW Premier’s Department and the Area Assistance Scheme and Wyong Council.