‘Pulse’ surveys are designed to track the issues identified by the ‘Anchor’ survey, and how the community feels about them, over the balance of the next three years. They are monthly and take only about five minutes to complete online.
Click here to download a snapshot of the key results from the most recent ‘Pulse’ survey.
Click here to download a snapshot of the key results from the March 2018 ‘Pulse’ survey.
Click here to download a snapshot of the key results from the February 2018 ‘Pulse’ survey.
For further detail, scroll down and check out the data in our interactive dashboards – these are your views, and we will be posting the data here each month. Use the filters provided to explore the results by town or by a point in time.
Can I make the dashboard bigger? Click on the double arrow icon found in the bottom right corner of the whole dashboard to view in ‘Full-Screen’ mode. Alternatively, you can view each chart in ‘Focus mode’ by clicking the rectangle icon, found in the top right corner of each chart when you scroll over them.
How do I explore by town? Use the FILTER BY TOWN menu on the dashboard to explore the results by town. To select multiple towns, hold down your ‘Ctrl’ key while you click. Please note, each town must have a minimum of 10 respondents to be presented individually.
Some users have experienced loading errors when viewing the interactive reports using ‘Safari’ as their internet browser when viewing from a mobile device. The interactive reports are best viewed on a desktop computer with ‘Google Chrome’ or ‘Firefox’ as the internet browser. The time taken to load the interactive reports may also vary pending internet connection speeds.
The Word Cloud below illustrates how participants describe the impacts and/or benefits of living alongside Rio Tinto in the Pilbara. The size of each word indicates how often it was used in comments made by community members.
Life & Wellbeing
In the February and March ‘Pulse’ survey, we included some items to explore how some key life & wellbeing measures were tracking since the 2017 ‘Anchor’ survey. The results are as follows:
Items that explore community satisfaction with services and amenities were also included in the February and March ‘Pulse’ survey. The results are as follows:
Impacts & benefits
The dashboard below presents the results of the impact and benefit items that have been asked in all four surveys, as well as the items asked in previous ‘Pulse’ surveys. We will be revisiting all of these items again at various points along the way. The results from surveys to date are as follows:
In the April ‘Pulse’ survey, we explored the community views regarding the impacts and benefits of automation. The results are as follows:
We have also explored how community rate the impact of social investment activities of Rio Tinto. The results are as follows:
The dashboard below presents the results of procedural fairness items that have been asked in all four surveys, as well as the items asked in previous ‘Pulse’ surveys. We will be revisiting all of these items again at various points along the way. The results from surveys to date are as follows:
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The amount and quality of contact with Rio Tinto personnel are presented in the following dashboard:
The amount of contact across different scenarios is presented below.
In the February ‘Pulse’ survey, we asked the community to tell us more about what is like when they meet people from Rio Tinto. The Word Cloud below illustrates how participants describe their experience. The size of each word indicates how often it was used in comments made by community members.
Distribution of benefits
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Trust & acceptance
The ratings for trust in, and acceptance of, Rio Tinto are presented below:
Who completed the ‘Pulse’ survey?
The following dashboard presents a demographic snapshot of the most recent ‘Pulse’ survey sample.
Every ‘Pulse’ survey is an opportunity for you to have a voice inside the company and unlocks rewards for community groups you care about. But you can only be heard if you speak up – whether you are already registered or sign up today to participate, your voice matters and we want to make sure it is heard. ‘Pulse’ surveys are open now! It’s not too late to join. Register today!
We encourage you to help spread the word about Local Voices and let others in your local network know how they too can participate and explore the results. Use the social media icons in the top left corner of the page to share a link to this page.
If you have any questions or feedback about this work, please contact the CSIRO Local Voices team directly.