South West Local Voices: Participant Registration
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Survey of Western Australian attitudes to the resources sector - 2019
The following survey has been developed by CSIRO to explore the attitudes of Western Australians toward the resources sector. It contains a range of questions asking your opinions on a wide variety of topics related to the resources sector. This survey builds on a program of work CSIRO is conducting into the relationship between the resources sector and Australian society. It to support a better understanding of community attitudes.   
This research has been commissioned by the Western Australia Chamber of Minerals and Energy (WA CME) to build on previous work by CSIRO. The results of this survey will be used to inform how the resources sector engages with and relates to the Western Australian public. 

Participation involves:
  1. Registration will take 5-10 minutes to complete.
  2. The online survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.
  3. Assigning tokens to a community group/s of your choice when you complete the survey - community groups can cash these token in for monetary donations.
Data privacy and confidentiality

Before you register, please know:
  • CSIRO will be collecting some personal information. The collection, use, disclosure, storage and security of personal information is done in accordance with the provisions of The Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act), including the conditions for the lawful processing of personal information. CSIRO’s Privacy Policy can be found at
  • The personal information that CSIRO collects will include contact details, certain demographic information (e.g. gender, occupation) and information relating to personal views.
  • Your contact details, including mobile phone numbers and/or email address, will also be collected so we can send you ongoing survey invitations and project updates.
  • CSIRO uses secure online platforms (i.e. QuestionPro) to send out survey invitations and project updates. QuestionPro’s Privacy Policy can be found at
  • CSIRO has engaged a service provider, Reflexivity Pty Ltd (Reflexivity) to help deliver this project to CME. Your personal information will be shared with Reflexivity for the purpose of delivering this project on behalf of CSIRO.
  • The agreement between CSIRO and CME will expire in April 2019. Should CME wish to continue the project past this date, CSIRO may license the data to Reflexivity to enable continued data collection past this initial agreement. This will enable a long-term view of community attitudes and how they change over time. Your contact details will be included in this data.
  • Your survey responses will be kept confidential by CSIRO and Reflexivity and will be de-identified and combined so that only the total results will be disclosed to CME, to indicate the opinions of community members as a collective. At no time will CME be provided with any information that can identify you or link you to your survey responses. 

Voluntary participation
Participation in the survey is entirely voluntary and while retracting data is not possible once results are published, you are free to withdraw your participation at any time, without prejudice, penalty or having to provide a reason for your withdrawal. Aside from giving up your time, there are no foreseeable risks associated with participating. 

What happens with the data from the surveys?

Your data will be used for the following purposes:
  • to identify and understand drivers of trust and acceptance of the mining industry. in community engagement activities and in various company communication materials and reports.
  • to inform future decisions and activities of industry and produce reports and scientific papers.
  • in a broader program of research that aims to understand the relationships between mining and communities at different levels across time.
  • The data may be licensed to a separate entity to enable continued data collection past the initial agreement between CSIRO and CME. This will enable a long-term view of community attitudes and how they change over time.


Further information is available at

If you have questions about the survey or the process, please feel free to contact Project Leader, Dr. Kieren Moffat at 0421 329 811 or by email at

Any concerns or complaints about the conduct of this study can also be raised with the Manager of Social Responsibility and Ethics on (07) 3833 5693 or by email at 

How do I register to participate?

Please indicate your consent using the menu below and click 'Continue'
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