Double Arrow Consulting

Double Arrow Consulting

Two-way engagement for robust decision-making


Double Arrow is a Canberra-based, boutique consultancy specialising in stakeholder and community engagement, and also providing social research, training and technology assessment. The principal consultant is Dr Wendy Russell, an award-winning practitioner and researcher, who works with associates to provide first class, affordable services. Double Arrow is focused on two-way engagement to support decision-making in government, industry, research and civil society organisations.


Wendy is excited to be once again working with her colleague, Nicki Mazur, on a program evaluation for the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre. They will be looking at the impacts of social research conducted within the CRC on the plant biosecurity system.

Wendy is writing up research on the political impacts of deliberative democracy processes, a research project funded by the New Democracy Foundation. See more details here . Watch this space!

It’s exciting to see interest in deliberative democracy increasing in the ACT. Wendy is working with Bohdana Szydlik, the new coordinator of the ACT IAP2 network to deliver some Deliberative Democracy seminars this year. More info soon.