ABC News Hour: YourGround

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Period27 Apr 2021

Media coverage


Media coverage

  • TitleABC 24: Your Ground
    Media name/outletABC24
    DescriptionA project aimed at making public spaces in Victoria more inclusive is beginning in Melbourne. researchers at Monash University, in cooperation with 18 local councils, will map the safety experiences of women and gender diverse people in public places. Everyone is being asked to contribute by logging positive and negative experiences in places like parks, walkways and streets. associate professor Nicole Kalms is the director of Monash University's XYX Lab and one of the founders of the Your Ground project. she says the project aims to ensure that everyone feels a sense of inclusivity in their community. well, the research comes from a collaboration with the XYX Lab and crowd spot. during covid we noticed the reliance on public open spaces
    PersonsNicole Kalms, Gene Bawden, Jess Berry, Gill Matthewson