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Sustainable Landscape Program (SLP) in Mackay questionaire dataset.

Central Queensland University
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The Sustainable Landscape Program (SLP) was a grant program run by the Mackay Whitsunday NRM Group for landholders in the region. Between August 2005 and May 2006 almost 300 agreements were signed with about 200 land managers for approximately $1.72 million in funding agreements. This study is a review of the grant program and involved a survey of landholders who had been involved with the program. For the data collection with landholders, a telephone survey of participants in the SLP was conducted with a sample of 133 contact names by the Population Research Laboratory (PRL) at Central Queensland University using computer assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) technology. Prior to telephone data collection each participant was sent a single page letter which informed them of the impending review, offered information about the review, gave them prior knowledge of the times which PRL staff would be calling and gave them the opportunity to call the PRL’s toll free number if they wished to make an appointment. The survey questionnaire was organized in five parts for a total of 43 questions: • A standardized introduction • Demographic questions • The participation of the Land Managers • Their views on the SLP • Their general attitudes on incentive programs. The resultant data were tabulated and cleaned using SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) version 13.0 and contained 113 responses, giving an overall response rate of 85% to the survey. This was a high participation rate for survey involvement providing indirect evidence of interest and support for the SLP. The SPSS program was used to generate descriptive statistics and for the conduct of statistical tests to assess relationships between answers to different survey questions
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