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Winners announced: 2017 NSW Planning Awards

The recipients of the awards were revealed at a ceremony in Sydney that coincided with World Town Planning Day.

Practice | Catherine Flemming | 18 Sep 2017

Emerging digital technologies: What do they mean for settlement patterns and the role of planners?

New technologies have the potential to disrupt current land use patterns and create new opportunities in our cities and regions.

Practice | Mateusz Buczko | 26 Jul 2017

The rise of cities and city planning

A message from the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) on promoting proficiency and professionalism in planning.

News | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 7 Jul 2017

World’s biggest lithium ion battery to be built in South Australia

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 | 26 Jun 2017

Townsville: Australia’s first City Deal

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 | LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk | 4 May 2017

National planning awards celebrate exemplary places

Two of the awards celebrate exemplary places: the From Plan to Place Award and the Great Place Award.

Archive | LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk | 4 May 2017

National planning awards celebrate research and education

Two of the award categories celebrate research and education: the Cutting Edge Research and Learning Award and the Outstanding Student Project Award.

Archive | LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk | 4 May 2017

National planning awards celebrate best practice in planning processes

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 | LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk | 4 May 2017

National planning awards celebrate great ideas

Two of the award categories celebrate great ideas: the Best Planning Ideas Small Project Award and the Best Planning Ideas Large Project Award.

Archive | LandscapeAustralia Editorial Desk | 4 May 2017

National planning awards celebrate professional achievement

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.

Celebrating the best in Australian planning in 2017

14 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2017 National Awards for Planning Excellence in Sydney on 3 May 2017.

Practice | Yi Ho | 6 Apr 2017

Is it possible to use social infrastructure to catalyse economic growth?

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 | Callan Langlands | 15 Mar 2017

The dark night rises: Brisbane’s Night Time Economy

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 | David Langmore | 9 Jan 2017

Latrobe Valley Open Cuts: Wastelands or treasured assets?

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.

Planning Institute of Australia appoints new CEO

Kirsty Kelly will be replaced by David Williams, currently chief operating officer of PIA.

Practice | Sarah Hill | 28 Nov 2016

Sarah Hill: Changing the game

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.

2016 PIA New South Wales Awards for Planning Excellence announced

11 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 New South Wales Awards for Planning Excellence.

2016 PIA Queensland Awards for Planning Excellence announced

13 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Queensland Awards for Planning Excellence.

2016 PIA Western Australian Awards for Planning Excellence announced

9 entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Western Australian Awards for Planning Excellence.

2016 PIA Victorian Awards for Planning Excellence announced

Ten entries were awarded by the PIA at the 2016 Victorian Awards for Planning Excellence.