In 2020, EAGA commissioned First Person Consulting and Point Advisory to evaluate EAGA’s overall impact.
The evaluation found that EAGA appears to deliver substantial value for its member councils. Work in building council capability, delivering projects and coordinating advocacy has led to a range of outcomes for communities, councils and the environment.
In terms of quantifiable benefits since 2012, EAGA’s work has helped secure:
Furthermore, work against EAGA’s four objectives – particularly capability building, projects and advocacy – has led to a range of outcomes for communities, councils and the environment. These benefits apply to the EAGA region and beyond, as summarised in the figure below.