Thinking about running a deliberative process? Take the MosaicLab deliberation risk assessment test and determine if you're organisation or group is internally ready to leap into the world of deliberation.  

Seeking to ensure your process is truly deliberative and results in meaningful, quality outcomes?  These principles of deliberative engagement are a great place to start. Use them to guide and evaluate the effectiveness your deliberative process.


Transparency is key to effective engagement  - but being open and honest can seem risky.   Here's a guide to the rewards of being brave, the pitfalls of holding back and some transparency 'starting points' for your next project. 

A high-level engagement strategy, policy or framework isn’t enough on its own. For quality engagement tobe embedded across an organisation, implementation is key.  Here’s 10 ways to help embed this document across your organisation and see it put into practice.


What information do I provide at what level of detail?  It's tricky getting the balance right and ensure you meet the needs of your participants.  Here's 6 free tips that might help you to hit the information provision mark. 

Advisory committees – we love them and we hate them – and we can’t stop setting them up. They’re possibly the number one method of engagement in Australia. In this free resource we, we discuss 11 common advisory committee challenges and how to address them. 


A printable critical thinking 'starter kit' - an overview of key critical thinking skills and some questions that might relate to each skill.  Great for use as a prompt or handout when discussing critical thinking in group settings.

There are many ways our brains actively work to bias our thinking and therefore our decision making.  This free download helps you to understand and address some of these biases so you can access more information and weigh up data more thoroughly.


Want your presentations to have more impact? Download our key tips for using a very high-energy, fast-paced style of presenting known as Pecha Kucha. 

Download MosaicLab's 35s activity and use it with a large group to prioritise a set of questions, ideas, options or a dataset. Instructions and template included for printing and using with your group. 



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