Western BACE research participation acknowledged and iPads drawn

5 August 2014

Thanks is extended to residents of the Atherstone Estate and Melton business owners who recently participated in the Western Business Accelerator and Centre for Excellence (Western BACE) research and completed surveys as part of the research activities coordinated by Federation University of Australia, in collaboration with City of Melton.

The Western BACE research is being conducted in parallel with the Western BACE development (http://www.westernbace.com) to provide insights about business and community awareness and expectations of the Western BACE - and to gauge insights about uptake of regional services, including broadband and public transport.

This research will contribute broadly to an understanding across the three key areas of focus including business innovation and growth; employment, engagement and training, and community infrastructure development.

Residents and business owners who completed the survey were offered the opportunity to go into a draw to win one of two IPads. The draw for the two IPads was conducted on 29 July and the two winners have since been notified.