Survey on Local Perceptions of Newcastle as A Place to Live and Visit

You are invited to participate in a research project: A place-based study to understand local perceptions of Newcastle as a desirable place of residence and tourism destination.

To better understand Newcastle as a place to live and visit, local residents and international students are invited to participate in a study conducted by the University of Newcastle in partnership with Newcastle City Council.

If you are at least 18 years old and reside in the Newcastle Local Government Area, you are invited to participate in this study that provides a unique opportunity to express your opinions about living in Newcastle and inviting guests to visit.

Your responses will be anonymous and contribute to the continuous improvement of Newcastle.

If you wish to have your voice heard, please follow the link below to complete an online survey that will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete:

If you wish to complete the survey on a hard copy, please contact Ms Katie Lee (Email: to have a copy posted to you. Alternatively, hard copies are available after 14th August at Newcastle City Library, Newcastle Museum, Civic Theatre, and NewSpace.

By completing the survey, you will have the opportunity to go in a prize draw to win one of three $100 restaurant vouchers for two or one of three $100 supermarket vouchers.

This project has been approved by the University of Newcastle Human Research Ethics Committee, HREC Approval No. H-2017-0184.