News | Tesla founder Elon Musk said that the battery is going to be the largest of its kind in the world by a significant margin.
Practice | Townsville is the first city to sign a City Deal as part of the Commonwealth Government’s Smart Cities Plan. The Mayor of Townsville, Cr Jenny Hill, sat down with Queensland Planner to explain what it means for the city.
Archive | Two of the awards celebrate exemplary places: the From Plan to Place Award and the Great Place Award.
Archive | Two of the award categories celebrate research and education: the Cutting Edge Research and Learning Award and the Outstanding Student Project Award.
Archive | Three of the award categories celebrate best practice in planning processes: the Hard Won Victory Award, the Improving Planning Processes and Practices Award and the Public Engagement & Community Planning Award.
Archive | Two of the award categories celebrate great ideas: the Best Planning Ideas Small Project Award and the Best Planning Ideas Large Project Award.
Archive | Three of the award categories celebrate professional achievement, including the Planner of the Year Award, Young Planner of the Year Award and the Planning Champion Award.
News | 14 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2017 National Awards for Planning Excellence in Sydney on 3 May 2017.
Practice | Community centres enrich lives and help develop harmonious societies within our cities, yet they attract little investment. Are there other ways we can help these facilities?
Practice | Fortitude Valley is home to Brisbane’s Night Time Economy (NTE), but is it a good idea to concentrate most of the city’s nightlife in one designated locality?
Practice | Equivalent in size to Sydney Harbour, the Latrobe Valley’s open-cut mines offer massive potential for future uses. But rehabilitation must be granted the critical public and governmental attention it deserves.
News | Kirsty Kelly will be replaced by David Williams, currently chief operating officer of PIA.
Practice | Sarah Hill, CEO of the Greater Sydney Commission, delivered the following speech for the 2016 PIA Kemsley Oration, which in 2016 was co-located with the presentation of the Australian Urban Design Awards.
News | 11 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 New South Wales Awards for Planning Excellence.
News | 13 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Queensland Awards for Planning Excellence.
News | 9 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Western Australian Awards for Planning Excellence.
News | Ten entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Victorian Awards for Planning Excellence.
News | The 2016 PIA Victorian Awards for Planning Excellence were announced at a ceremony on Friday 4 November at RMIT University’s Swanston Academic Building in Melbourne.
News | The Planning Institute of Australia has elected Laura Murray as its new Victorian president.