According to community groups in the South West, there are three common threats to their legacy and continuity. Access to funding was the biggest cause for concern, with 72% citing this (including access to funding, concerns about the loss of funding and the uncertainty of future funding). The inability to attract new members was an issue for 56% of groups and 28% cited lack of leadership as an issue going forward.
- Fenton. 2013. Social Benchmarking: Community Groups Survey. 2015. South West Catchments Council, Bunbury.