All Events by Date


  • Tuesday, 31 May 2016
    2016 Mentoring Program Catch Up
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    The Mentoring Catch Up event is a formal opportunity for Mentoring Program participants to reflect on how the program is progressing for you. It is also a chance to speak to other participants and share your experience so far, and ideas about how to get the best out of the remainder of the program.

    [MEMBER ONLY EVENT]

  • Tuesday, 31 May 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Traffic and parking assessments BOOKED OUT
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    Traffic and parking can seem like a different language. This interactive course 'decodes' the jargon, explains the concepts and provides you with real skills.

    *This course is fully booked, please email vicevents@planning.org.au to be placed on the wait list.

  • 31st May & 1st June 2016
    PIA Proteus Think! Leadership Sydney 2016
    Location: Sydney

    Think! Leadership is about assisting leaders and their teams to think differently, to challenge the status quo and to see a bigger and better picture for the future.

  • 31 May & 1 Jun, 28 & 29 Jun, 26 & 27 Jul
    PIA Proteus Impact Leadership Perth 2016
    Location: Perth

    Australia’s Premier 6-Day People Management And Cultural Change Program.

  • Wednesday 1 June 2016
    Developing the North: A Discussion for Planners and Land Managers
    Location: Darwin

    The release of the Northern Australia White Paper last year, heralded a revival in Commonwealth interest in the economic potential of North Australia and a commitment to a comprehensive, research led approach to facilitating development. The northern economic staples of cattle, mining and tourism are broadening through a better appreciation of the characteristics and latent demand of the regional market place and northern capacity to respond.

  • Wednesday 1 June 2016
    Form Based Codes - Delivering Density Advantages of a Form Led Approach
    Location: Canberra

    Registration now open!

    We invite you to join us on 1 June as we explore the role good design plays in facilitating more sustainable communities with International Guest Speaker Lee Einsweiler.

    This forum is geared towards a practical discussion on Form-Based Codes and a broader conversation on the kinds of planning and design tools that can be used to deliver places of lasting value.

  • Thursday, 2 June 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Urban Design - Realising a compact city - CANCELLED
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This one-day course, using local examples, provides an overview of the current research into what defines a compact city and how this has been successfully realised.

    **This course will not run this year. We apologise for any inconvenience. For any enquiries please contact the Melbourne office on 03 9654 3777 or vic@planning.org.au

  • Friday, 3 June 2016
    WPN Lunch
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    The Women’s Planning Network (WPN) invite you to Lunch following the 2016 PIA National Congress.

  • Friday 3 June
    New Era - New Planning and Design Tools
    Location: ODASA, 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide

    We invite you to join us on Friday 3 June as we explore the role good design plays in facilitating more sustainable communities.

    The new Planning Act includes an emphasis on design to improve the liveability and attractiveness of communities and contribute to the unique character of each place.

    This forum is geared towards a practical discussion on Form-Based Codes and a broader conversation on the kinds of planning and design tools that can be used to deliver places of lasting value.

    WITH INTERNATIONAL GUEST SPEAKER LEE EINSWEILER, TEXAS, USA

    Read more...

  • 6th & 7th June 2016
    PIA Proteus Think! Leadership Melbourne 2016
    Location: Melbourne

    Think! Leadership is about assisting leaders and their teams to think differently, to challenge the status quo and to see a bigger and better picture for the future.

  • Tuesday 7 June 2016
  • Tuesday 7 June 2016
    HOW TO undertake effective stakeholder engagement - Livestream
    Location: Your computer


    This is a Live Stream

  • Tuesday, 7 June 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Planning law essentials - JUNE - BOOKED OUT
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course provides a broad overview of the essential components of planning 'law': how to interpret a scheme; the difference between use and development; existing use rights; the roles of various authorities; and amending a planning scheme.

    *This course is fully booked, please email vicevents@planning.org.au to be placed on the wait list.

  • Tuesday 7 June 2016
    Maddocks Young Planners Series | Tips and Traps for Giving Evidence in the Land and Environment Court
    Location: Maddocks Level 27, Angel Place 123 Pitt Street Sydney 2000

    The Planning Institute of Australia, together with Maddocks, is hosting a two part series for Young Planners. The first seminar will provide insights into the Land and Environment Court. The second seminar will provide tips on giving evidence in Class 1 of the Land and Environment Court.

  • Wednesday, 8 June 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Responding to the challenge of urban transformation
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This unit will set out the key challenges confronting Victorian cities in particular (metropolitan Melbourne and regional capitals), review shortfalls and constraints in current structures, processes and governance in responding to these, then explore emerging and innovative practices that could be more effective in leading the transformation process.

    Unit 2 of 3 in the Delivering Urban Transformation series

  • Wednesday 8 June 2016
    Bartier Perry Breakfast Series | 30 Minute City
    Location: Bartier Perry, Level 10, 77 Castlereagh Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000

    This morning session will provide ample opportunity for Q&A and great insight from our speakers.

    2 PD Points

  • Wednesday 8 June 2016
    Form Based Codes - Delivering Density Advantages of a Form Led Approach
    Location: Perth

    THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED - Please contact the Office on 9382 2100 to go on waitlist

    We invite you to join us on 8 June as we explore the role good design plays in facilitating more sustainable communities.

    This forum is geared towards a practical discussion on Form-Based Codes and a broader conversation on the kinds of planning and design tools that can be used to deliver places of lasting value.

  • Thursday, 9 June 2016
    PLANET 2016 - The A - Z of Planning - JUNE BOOKED OUT
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    The course covers the difference between the statutory and strategic context of the Victorian planning system, the layers of policy and the day-to-day process requirements of the planning office including statutory processes, decision making, enforcement and VCAT procedures.

    *This course is fully booked, please email vicevents@planning.org.au to be placed on the wait list.

  • Friday 10 June 2016
    PIA WA Regional Conference - Bunbury
    Location: Bunbury, WA

    "As far as population size goes, big is no longer important, and it can even be a drawback. In fact, the future belongs more to second-tier cities. Any place can become a world-class [centre] today by finding an area in which it outperforms others, by thinking for the long term, by expanding its competitive abilities and by operating globally" Charles Landry

    Join us in Bunbury as we explore ways of implementing visionary plans for the development of the South West of Western Australia. The Forum will focus on the themes of People, Place and Prosperity.

    EVENT SPONSORS

    CC

  • Tuesday 14 June 2016
    Strategic Conversations on the Future of South East Queensland
    Location: Brisbane


    PIA Members Only Event

    On 13 May 2016, the Queensland Government launched the engagement program for the review of the SEQ Regional Plan. The ‘Shaping SEQ’ conversations are structured around five themes: Grow, Live, Sustain, Prosper, and Connect. There are challenges and opportunities within each of these themes and the planning profession needs to provide input and guidance about how these themes should be approached in the new Regional Plan.

  • 15 & 16 June, 13 & 14 July, 17 & 18 Aug 2016
    PIA Proteus The Launchpad Leadership Program Perth
    Location: Perth

    A 6-Day program giving Supervisors And Team Leaders A Launchpad To Success

  • 15 June 2016
    Planning for Non-Planners
    Location: University of Sydney

    A very large number of professionals and the general public have interactions with the planning system without the knowledge of how it operates and how best to work with the system to reach your desired outcome. This course was designed to bridge that gap and provide an intensive one day look at the system and the processes and people involved.

  • Thursday, 16 June 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Assessing neighbourhood character - JUNE
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course clarifies the concept of "neighbourhood character" and provides a simple framework by which planners can begin to understand this issue.

  • Friday, 17 June 2016
    PIA Local Government Planners' Dinner 2016
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    PIA would like to invite you to the annual Local Government Planners Dinner. This year’s theme is “Punk” and the evening promises to be our greatest dinner yet, full of networking, dancing, celebration and prizes.

    Register now and start building your punk table centrepiece!

    Venue: Leonda by the Yarra

  • Monday, 20 June 2016
    Registered Planner Briefing Session
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    Registered Planner Briefing Session

    **Members Only Event**

  • Tuesday, 21 June 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Effective strategic planning - Wangaratta - JUNE
    Location: Wangaratta, VIC

    This module provides a straightforward outline of the steps and skills needed for effective strategic planning. It identifies the keys to success and the common failings of strategic plans.

    Module 1 of 4 in the Strategic Policy Development Series

  • 21st & 22nd June 2016
    PIA Proteus Think! Leadership Adelaide 2016
    Location: Adelaide

    Think! Leadership is about assisting leaders and their teams to think differently, to challenge the status quo and to see a bigger and better picture for the future.

  • Wednesday, 22 June 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Developing policy and controls - Wangaratta - JUNE
    Location: Wangaratta, VIC

    This module presents clear guidance for the development of effective planning policy and controls. It identifies the dos and don’ts of implementing strategic planning documents into the planning scheme.

    Module 2 of 4 in the Strategic Policy Development Series

  • 22 June 2016
    Awards Site Visit | Chatswood Transport Interchange and Metro Residences
    Location: Garden of Remembrance (69 Albert Avenue, Chatswood) near Boer War Memorial

    Come join us as we visit one of Sydney’s award winning Transit Orientated Developments
    The Chatswood Transport Interchange and Metro Residences designed by Cox Architects won the “Great Place” Award at the 2015 NSW PIA Awards for Planning Excellence.

  • Wednesday June 22
    New Era - Where to from here?
    Location: Wallmans Lawyers, Level 5/400 King William Street, Adelaide

    The Implementation of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (SA) - what you need to know

    The implementation of South Australia's new planning regime is well underway with the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (SA) (PDI Act) being passed in Parliament and receiving Royal Assent on 21 April 2016.

    Felicity Niemann of Wallmans Lawyers and Anita Allen from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will be teaming up to present on the PDI Act and what you can expect as South Australia's new planning system is rolled out.

    Don't miss this informative session!

  • Wednesday 22 June
    LIVE STREAM: New Era - Where to From Here?
    Location: Your Computer


    The Implementation of the Planning Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (SA) - what you need to know.

    The implementation of South Australia's new planning regime is well underway with the Planning Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (SA) (PDI Act) being passed in Parliament and receiving Royal Assent on 21 April 2016.

    Felicity Niemann of Wallmans Lawyers and Anita Allen from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will be teaming up to present on the PDI Act and what you can expect as South Australia's new planning system is rolled out.

    Read more

  • 23 June 2016
    Allens Reform Series | Council Amalgamations
    Location: Allens, Deutsche Bank Place Level 28, 126 Phillip Street, Sydney

    Join us at Allens for an interesting seminar on Council Amalgamations.

  • Tuesday, 28 June 2016
    2016 VIC Planning Awards for Excellence - launch event
    Location: Melbourne, VIC


    Join your colleagues, past nominees and winners to learn how to make your 2016 submission stand out and network with your peers over delicious refreshments!

    This is a FREE event but registrations are required.

  • Wednesday 29 June 2016
    Urbis Emerge Series | Structure Planning - Putting People and Design First
    Location: Urbis, Tower 2, Level 23, Darling Park, 201 Sussex Street, Sydeny 2000

    The PIA Emerge series presented by Urbis is a series of workshops and seminars for the emerging planning professional.

    PIA NSW is pleased to be partnering with Urbis to bring together speakers with recognised expertise in various aspects of the NSW Planning system, to deliver a series of four evening seminars in 2016.

  • Thursday 30 June
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Brisbane
    Location: Brisbane

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

  • Thursday 30 June 2016
    Hunter Branch Seminar | Peer to Peer Economy
    Location: Shellharbour City Council – Council Chambers, Lamerton House, Shellharbour City Centre (behind Stockland Shellharbour), Lake Entrance Road

    Join us for this talk about the shared or peer to peer economy and how planners can facilitate the shared economy, which fits with the Government priority area around regulation on this issue.

  • Tuesday, 5 July 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Urban resilience
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    Learn about current programs supporting urban resilience in Australia and overseas and how they can be applied at a more local level, emerging policy issues and implications for urban governance.

  • Tuesday 5 July
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Sydney
    Location: Sydney

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

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  • Friday 8 July 2016
    PIA Charity Trivia Night
    Location: Brisbane

    This year we are having our annual trivia night at the centrally located Transcontinental Hotel and will be supporting Hummingbird House.

  • Tuesday 12 July 2016
  • Tuesday 12 July 2016
    HOW TO get your DA right the first time - Livestream
    Location: Your computer


    This is a Live Stream

  • Tuesday, 12 July 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Enforcement law for planners
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course prepares the planner to understand and apply the enforcement process. It covers different enforcement techniques for different situations and the role of the statutory planner in assisting the enforcement officer to perform this function.

  • Tuesday 12 July
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Perth
    Location: Perth

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

  • 12 & 13 July, 9 & 10 Aug, 13 & 14 Sep
    PIA Proteus The Launchpad Leadership Program Sydney
    Location: Sydney

    A 6-Day program giving Supervisors And Team Leaders A Launchpad To Success

  • Thursday, 14 July 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Landscape design and assessment
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course focuses on successfully providing and assessing landscaping within developments.

  • Friday 15 July
    SAYP Quiz Night
    Location: ST Ignatius Parish Hall, 137 William Street, Norwood

    Find out how smart you really are...

    Join in the fun - grab your mates to make a table of 8 and test your supreme knowledge!

    The SAYP are hosting a Quiz night complete with a professional Quiz Master to make the night sensational!

    Loads of laughs, with plenty of door and game prizes along the way.

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  • Tuesday, 19 July 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Drafting zones, overlays and schedules - Wangaratta - JULY
    Location: Wangaratta, VIC

    This module is a practical module to build skills in the drafting of zones and schedules to zones, overlays and particular provisions.

    Module 3 of 4 in the Strategic Policy Development Series

  • Tuesday 19 July
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Adelaide
    Location: Adelaide

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Drafting the LPPF - Wangaratta - JULY
    Location: Wangaratta, VIC

    This module is a practical module will include the role of the MSS and Local Policies and emphasise that these clauses only come into effect if a permit is triggered through another control in the scheme.

    Module 4 of 4 in the Strategic Policy Development Series

  • Wednesday 20 July 2016
    Development Feasibility for Planners
    Location: Perth

    FULLY BOOKED - Please book for the 11 August Session

    While project feasibility is not commonly questioned as part of development assessment planning, the feasibility of a development guides the extent of flexibility a proposal may have to comply or otherwise with planning provisions.

    This half day workshop will provide an overview of how to determine project feasibility, as well as identify matters which can impact on development feasibility throughout the planning and development phases. ​

    This half day workshop is designed to provide attendees with a more detailed understanding of:

    • Why developers don’t always build to full R Code Density
    • Why up-coding a site may not improve its development potential
    • Why different types of parking (at grade, undercroft, underground) are important
    • What is residual value and why is it important?
    • The impact of a minimum % of commercial floor space
    • The role market demand plays in viability
    • Common assumptions or requirements by planners that work to undermine viability

    Numbers are limited so book now to avoid disappointment

  • 21st Jul - 23rd July 2016
    SEE Sustainable Experience
    Location: Sydney

    SEE Sustainable Experience is Australia’s sustainable building and design showcase event tailored for manufacturers, suppliers, residential and commercial design and construction professionals, building owners, facility managers, property professionals and strata managers. Planning Institute of Australia are proud to be a Supporting Partner of this important showcase on the Australian building industry event calendar.

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Planning and Urban Design for Town Centres
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course examines the thinking behind the detailed design of these centres, and explores real life examples of delivery of town centres over the last decade in greenfields and infill precincts.

  • Tuesday 26 July 2016
    PIA Proteus Leading The Future Event Darwin
    Location: Darwin

    Moving from busyness to effectiveness and understanding the qualities required of successful leaders of the future are two of the toughest assignments we have as leaders The Leaders Of The Future breakfast and the Moving From Busyness To Effectiveness workshop will make a real difference to your leadership experience.

  • 26 & 27 Jul, 23 & 24 Aug, 27 & 28 Sep
    PIA Proteus Impact Leadership Sydney 2016
    Location: Sydney

    Australia’s Premier 6-Day People Management And Cultural Change Program.

  • Tuesday 26 July 2016
    IN focus Strata Title Reform Breakfast Forum
    Location: Perth

    Earlier this year the Minister for Lands announced that Cabinet has given approval to draft the proposed amendments to the Strata Titles Act 1985 (the Act). Landgate is currently working with Parliamentary Counsel’s Office to amend the Act, with the aim of the Minister for Lands introducing a Bill to Parliament in Spring 2016.

    The proposed reforms aim to provide more flexible and sustainable housing. The proposed changes aim to improve the way strata schemes work. The reforms propose the introduction of two new types of strata title Community Title and Leasehold strata schemes over freehold land.

    Join us for a briefing on the proposed changes and what opportunities could result with the introduction of community title.

  • Wednesday 27 July 2016
    Best Practice Local Area Planning
    Location: Brisbane

    From Planning to Practice – A Case Study of an Award Winning Collaboration

    Brisbane is a vibrant city with a rapidly changing landscape, particularly in regards to future employment and residential growth within the inner city. However, this change does not occur overnight or without challenge.

  • Thursday, 28 July 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Economics for planners
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    The course introduces participants to economic fundamentals that influence the planning and development of our cities, towns and rural areas.

  • Thursday 28 July
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Melbourne
    Location: Melbourne

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

  • Tuesday 2 August 2016
  • Tuesday 2 August 2016
    HOW TO use and operate the new infrastructure framework - Livestream
    Location: Your computer


    This is a Live Stream

  • Thursday 4 August 2016
    PIA Proteus Presenting Your Socks Off Workshop Brisbane
    Location: Brisbane

    This program will give you the confidence to deliver an effective message as well as equip you with the skills and templates to become a master presenter and communicator.

  • Tuesday, 9 August 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Effective strategic planning - Melbourne - AUGUST
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This module provides a straightforward outline of the steps and skills needed for effective strategic planning. It identifies the keys to success and the common failings of strategic plans.

    Module 1 of 4 in the Strategic Policy Development Series

  • Wednesday, 10 August 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Developing policy and controls - Melbourne - AUGUST
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This module presents clear guidance for the development of effective planning policy and controls. It identifies the dos and don’ts of implementing strategic planning documents into the planning scheme.

    Module 2 of 4 in the Strategic Policy Development Series

  • Thursday 11 & Friday 12 August
    PIA Proteus Leaders With A Life Conference Adelaide
    Location: Adelaide

    The biennial Leaders With A Life conference present two full days of unforgettable presentations from nationally and internationally acclaimed speakers, all of whom are recognized and celebrated for their innovative approach to leadership.

  • Thursday 11 August 2016
    Development Feasibility for Planners I August
    Location: Perth

    Due to popular demand we are hosting this second session

    While project feasibility is not commonly questioned as part of development assessment planning, the feasibility of a development guides the extent of flexibility a proposal may have to comply or otherwise with planning provisions.

    This half day workshop will provide an overview of how to determine project feasibility, as well as identify matters which can impact on development feasibility throughout the planning and development phases. ​

    This half day workshop is designed to provide attendees with a more detailed understanding of:

    • Why developers don’t always build to full R Code Density
    • Why up-coding a site may not improve its development potential
    • Why different types of parking (at grade, undercroft, underground) are important
    • What is residual value and why is it important?
    • The impact of a minimum % of commercial floor space
    • The role market demand plays in viability
    • Common assumptions or requirements by planners that work to undermine viability

    Numbers are limited so book now to avoid disappointment

  • Tuesday, 16 August 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Preparing a Bushfire Management Statement - GEELONG
    Location: Geelong, VIC

    This program will provide an introduction to the Bushfire Management Overlay and will focus on the undertaking of a Bushfire Hazard Landscape Assessment, a Bushfire Hazard Site Assessment and the preparation of a Bushfire Management Statement.

  • Tuesday 16 August 2016
    PIA Proteus Presenting Your Socks Off Workshop Perth
    Location: Perth

    This program will give you the confidence to deliver an effective message as well as equip you with the skills and templates to become a master presenter and communicator.

  • 17 & 18 Aug, 28 & 29 Sep, 19 & 20 Oct 2016
    PIA Proteus The Launchpad Leadership Program Melbourne
    Location: Melbourne

    A 6-Day program giving Supervisors And Team Leaders A Launchpad To Success

  • Thursday, 18 August 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Writing for VCAT - a skills-based approach to advocating at the Tribunal - AUGUST
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    In this workshop, the presenter will outline the principles of good drafting and the 'golden rules' of writing for VCAT.

  • Wednesday 24 August 2016
    Urbis Emerge Series | Collaborate to Innovate – Council Planners, Consultants and Developers working together
    Location: Urbis, Tower 2, Level 23, Darling Park, 201 Sussex Street, Sydeny 2000

    The PIA Emerge series presented by Urbis is a series of workshops and seminars for the emerging planning professional.

    PIA NSW is pleased to be partnering with Urbis to bring together speakers with recognised expertise in various aspects of the NSW Planning system, to deliver a series of four evening seminars in 2016.

  • Thursday, 25 August 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Understanding renewables
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course explores the dos and don’ts in the integration of renewable energy into communities, developments and businesses.

  • Wednesday 24 August
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Canberra
    Location: Canberra

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

  • Friday 26 August 2016
    Northern Branch Seminar | August
    Location: Coffs Harbour Council Chambers

    Come along and hear from a great panel of speakers in our Northern Region.

  • Tuesday, 30 August 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Assessing a Bushfire Management Statement - GEELONG
    Location: Geelong, VIC

    This course will provide an introduction to the Bushfire Management Overlay and will focus on the assessment of a Bushfire Management Statement utilising various case studies relating to dwellings and subdivisions.

  • 30 & 31 Aug, 27 & 28 Sep, 8 & 9 Nov
    PIA Proteus The Launchpad Leadership Program Adelaide
    Location: Adelaide

    A 6-Day program giving Supervisors And Team Leaders A Launchpad To Success

  • Thu 1 Sept & Fri 2 Sept 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership by Design Perth 2016
    Location: Perth

    Leadership By Design has been tailored to individuals and teams that are looking to change the culture, the attitude and the behaviors within their workplace. You will leave with a renewed mindset and a revitalized positive outlook about people and culture.

  • 1 September 2016
    Allens Reform Series | Value Capture
    Location: Allens, Deutsche Bank Place Level 28, 126 Phillip Street, Sydney

    Join us at Allens for an interesting seminar on Value Capture.

  • Thursday 1 September 2016
    Design Psychology Workshop
    Location: Perth

    This ‘Design Psychology’ workshop will provide participants with a introduction to the application of behavioural science, particularly environmental psychology, in urban design, architecture and planning through a series of insights and case studies.

    This will be followed by a hypothetical application of Studio Huss’ ‘Design Psychology Assessment’ method, where participants will work in groups to tackle an issue of their choosing.

    Places are strictly limited

  • Friday 2 September 2016
    PIA WA 2016 STATE CONFERENCE
    Location: Perth

    SAVE THE DATE

  • Tuesday 6 September 2016
  • Tuesday 6 September 2016
    HOW TO manage density in greenfield and brownfield sites - Livestream
    Location: Your computer


    This is a Live Stream

  • Tuesday 6 September 2016
    PIA Proteus Presenting Your Socks Off Workshop Adelaide
    Location: Adelaide

    This program will give you the confidence to deliver an effective message as well as equip you with the skills and templates to become a master presenter and communicator.

  • Thursday, 8 September AND Thursday, 29 September 2016
    PLANET 2016 - ResCode Practice - 8th & 29th SEPTEMBER
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    The course introduces plan reading and spatial measurement skills, as well as other tools such as ShadowDraw and an analysis of VCAT case law and Practice Notes which will assist planners in assessing development applications.

  • Monday 12 September
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Cairns
    Location: Cairns

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

  • Tuesday, 13 September 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Planning law essentials - SEPTEMBER
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course provides a broad overview of the essential components of planning 'law': how to interpret a scheme; the difference between use and development; existing use rights; the roles of various authorities; and amending a planning scheme.

  • Tuesday 13 September 2016
    PIA Proteus Presenting Your Socks Off Workshop Melbourne
    Location: Melbourne

    This program will give you the confidence to deliver an effective message as well as equip you with the skills and templates to become a master presenter and communicator.

  • Wednesday 14 September
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Townsville
    Location: Townsville

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

  • Thursday, 15 September 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Preparing a precinct structure plan for a greenfields precinct
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course will provide an overview of preparing and applying a precinct structure plan to a greenfields precinct.

  • Friday 16 September
    PIA Proteus Positive Culture Day Mackay
    Location: Mackay

    This great one-day conference combines the two half-day programs; Creating A Positive Culture and Tough Love Leadership to form a powerful Culture Day. Attend one or both.

  • Tuesday, 20 September 2016
    2016 Mentoring Program Wrap Up
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    At the conclusion of the program, meet up with everyone again to acknowledge and thank all involved at the Mentoring Wrap Up event. This event gives you a chance to share your experience and network with others who have also completed the program.

    [MEMBER ONLY EVENT]

  • 20 & 21 September, 25 & 26 October, 15 & 16 November
    PIA Proteus The Launchpad Leadership Program Brisbane
    Location: Brisbane

    A 6-Day program giving Supervisors And Team Leaders A Launchpad To Success

  • Thursday, 22 September 2016
    PLANET 2016 - The subdivision process
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course is an introduction to the management and assessment of a subdivision application.

  • Wed 29 Sept & Thu 30 Sept 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership by Design Brisbane 2016
    Location: Brisbane

    Leadership By Design has been tailored to individuals and teams that are looking to change the culture, the attitude and the behaviors within their workplace. You will leave with a renewed mindset and a revitalized positive outlook about people and culture.

  • Monday, 3 October 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Tools for Transformation
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    Recognising the impending challenges of transformation facing cities, particularly Australian cities, this unit articulates a suite of new and refined approaches, tools and techniques for effectively providing planning leadership in the management of rapid urban change.

    Unit 3 of 3 in the Delivering Urban Transformation series

  • Tuesday 4 October 2016
  • Tuesday 4 October 2016
    HOW TO navigate the EPBC referral and approval processes - Livestream
    Location: Your computer


    This is a Live Stream

  • Tuesday, 4 October 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Building design and architecture
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course provides some understanding of building design and architecture. Key areas of discussion focus on design features; visual interest; visual bulk; articulation; layout; materials; environmental sustainability; amenity; attention to detail; and style mentality.

  • Tuesday 11th October 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership Breakfast Series#2 Sydney
    Location: Sydney

    Proteus conducts two leadership breakfast events per year in each state of Australia. The events are designed for networking, as well as providing an opportunity to hear some of the Proteus team present on contemporary leadership topics. The breakfasts are also followed by one of our inspirational half-day workshops. These events are always well attended and often booked out.

  • Tuesday, 13 October 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Existing use rights
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    Existing use rights are an integral component of planning law. Once someone has them, they are protected by the Planning and Environment Act 1987 and planning schemes. This session examines the nature of these rights - how they are established, what rights are protected, how they are regulated, and how they are lost.

  • Thursday 13th October 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership Breakfast Series#2 Brisbane
    Location: Brisbane

    Proteus conducts two leadership breakfast events per year in each state of Australia. The events are designed for networking, as well as providing an opportunity to hear some of the Proteus team present on contemporary leadership topics. The breakfasts are also followed by one of our inspirational half-day workshops. These events are always well attended and often booked out.

  • Tuesday, 18 October 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Drafting zones, overlays and schedules - Melbourne - OCTOBER
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This module is a practical module to build skills in the drafting of zones and schedules to zones, overlays and particular provisions.

    Module 3 of 4 in the Strategic Policy Development Series

  • Tuesday 18th October 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership Breakfast Series#2 Perth
    Location: Perth

    Proteus conducts two leadership breakfast events per year in each state of Australia. The events are designed for networking, as well as providing an opportunity to hear some of the Proteus team present on contemporary leadership topics. The breakfasts are also followed by one of our inspirational half-day workshops. These events are always well attended and often booked out.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Drafting the LPPF - Melbourne - OCTOBER
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This module is a practical module will include the role of the MSS and Local Policies and emphasise that these clauses only come into effect if a permit is triggered through another control in the scheme.

    Module 4 of 4 in the Strategic Policy Development Series

  • 19th & 20th October 2016
    PIA Proteus Leading Human Resources Perth 2016
    Location: Perth

    Leading Human Resources will provide the everyday leader with the information, skills and processes required to lead and manage our most valuable resource – our people.

  • Tuesday, 25 October 2016
    PLANET 2016 - The A - Z of Planning - FULLY BOOKED!
    Location: Melbourne. VIC


    The course covers the difference between the statutory and strategic context of the Victorian planning system, the layers of policy and the day-to-day process requirements of the planning office including statutory processes, decision making, enforcement and VCAT procedures.

    *This course is fully booked, please email vicevents@planning.org.au to be placed on the wait list.

  • Tuesday 25th October 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership Breakfast Series#2 Adelaide
    Location: Adelaide

    Proteus conducts two leadership breakfast events per year in each state of Australia. The events are designed for networking, as well as providing an opportunity to hear some of the Proteus team present on contemporary leadership topics. The breakfasts are also followed by one of our inspirational half-day workshops. These events are always well attended and often booked out.

  • Thursday, 27 October 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Assessing neighbourhood character - OCTOBER
    Location: Melbourne, VIC


    This course clarifies the concept of "neighbourhood character" and provides a simple framework by which planners can begin to understand this issue.

  • Thursday 27th October 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership Breakfast Series#2 Melbourne
    Location: Melbourne

    Proteus conducts two leadership breakfast events per year in each state of Australia. The events are designed for networking, as well as providing an opportunity to hear some of the Proteus team present on contemporary leadership topics. The breakfasts are also followed by one of our inspirational half-day workshops. These events are always well attended and often booked out.

  • Wednesday 2 November 2016
    HOW TO implement best practice water management - Livestream
    Location: Your computer


    This is a Live Stream

  • Wednesday 2 November 2016
  • Thu 3 Nov & Fri 4 Nov 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership by Design Sydney 2016
    Location: Sydney

    Leadership By Design has been tailored to individuals and teams that are looking to change the culture, the attitude and the behaviors within their workplace. You will leave with a renewed mindset and a revitalized positive outlook about people and culture.

  • 3 November 2016
    Allens Reform Series | Greater Sydney Commission - One Year On
    Location: Allens, Deutsche Bank Place Level 28, 126 Phillip Street, Sydney

    Join us at Allens for an interesting seminar on the Greater Sydney Commission - One Year On

  • Tuesday, 8 November 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Infill development in heritage areas
    Location: Melbourne, VIC


    Infill development in heritage areas can be contentious, with polarised views between the local community, designer, developer and planning authority. This program aims to give a brief background about diverging views on architectural design in heritage areas.

  • Wednesday 24 August 2016
    Urbis Emerge Series | I wish someone had told me – Lessons not taught at university
    Location: Urbis, Tower 2, Level 23, Darling Park, 201 Sussex Street, Sydeny 2000

    The PIA Emerge series presented by Urbis is a series of workshops and seminars for the emerging planning professional.

    PIA NSW is pleased to be partnering with Urbis to bring together speakers with recognised expertise in various aspects of the NSW Planning system, to deliver a series of four evening seminars in 2016.

  • Thursday, 10 November 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Communicating with communities
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This full day course reveals techniques and insights that can transform the quality and effectiveness of your written and verbal communication. Case studies, and frequent reference to actual engagement experiences, will be workshopped to provide practical learning experience.

  • Thu 10 Nov & Fri 11 Nov 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership by Design Adelaide 2016
    Location: Adelaide

    Leadership By Design has been tailored to individuals and teams that are looking to change the culture, the attitude and the behaviors within their workplace. You will leave with a renewed mindset and a revitalized positive outlook about people and culture.

  • Wednesday 16 November
    PIA Proteus Everyone A Salesperson Workshop Melbourne
    Location: Melbourne

    For teams and businesses to be successful in today’s economic climate, every person within the organisation must understand the need to sell themselves, their company and their products. A powerful one-day workshop.

  • Thursday, 17 November 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Urban design in practice
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    The course covers what urban designers do, provides an urban design vocabulary, presents urban design as an inclusive and collaborative process and provides a practical hands-on exercise.

  • 17th & 18th November 2016
    PIA Proteus Leadership by Design Melbourne 2016
    Location: Melbourne

    Leadership By Design has been tailored to individuals and teams that are looking to change the culture, the attitude and the behaviors within their workplace. You will leave with a renewed mindset and a revitalized positive outlook about people and culture.

  • Monday 21 November 2016
    PIA Proteus Everyone A Salesperson Workshop Brisbane
    Location: Brisbane

    For teams and businesses to be successful in today’s economic climate, every person within the organisation must understand the need to sell themselves, their company and their products. A powerful one-day workshop.

  • Tuesday, 22 November 2016
    PLANET 2016 - Statutory planning – Assessing applications subject to structure plans in growth areas
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    This course will explore the means for enhancing the implementation phase of a PSP through the subsequent planning permit process.

  • Wednesday 23 November 2016
    PIA Proteus Everyone A Salesperson Workshop Adelaide
    Location: Adelaide

    For teams and businesses to be successful in today’s economic climate, every person within the organisation must understand the need to sell themselves, their company and their products. A powerful one-day workshop.

  • Friday 25 November
    PIA Proteus Everyone A Salesperson Workshop Sydney
    Location: Sydney

    For teams and businesses to be successful in today’s economic climate, every person within the organisation must understand the need to sell themselves, their company and their products. A powerful one-day workshop.

  • 25 November 2016
    Northern Branch Seminar | November
    Location: Byron Shire Council

    Come along and here from a great panel of speakers on in our Northern Region.

  • 28th & 29th November 2016
    PIA Proteus Leading Human Resources Adelaide 2016
    Location: Adelaide

    Leading Human Resources will provide the everyday leader with the information, skills and processes required to lead and manage our most valuable resource – our people.

  • 1st & 2nd December 2016
    PIA Proteus Leading Human Resources Brisbane 2016
    Location: Brisbane

    Leading Human Resources will provide the everyday leader with the information, skills and processes required to lead and manage our most valuable resource – our people.

  • 5th & 6th December 2016
    PIA Proteus Leading Human Resources Melbourne 2016
    Location: Melbourne

    Leading Human Resources will provide the everyday leader with the information, skills and processes required to lead and manage our most valuable resource – our people.

  • 8th & 9th December 2016
    PIA Proteus Leading Human Resources Sydney 2016
    Location: Sydney

    Leading Human Resources will provide the everyday leader with the information, skills and processes required to lead and manage our most valuable resource – our people.

  • Any day
    2016 Legislation & Governance Correspondence CPP Course
    Location: Correspondence

    This course is now available.

    For further information contact Lifelong Learning at (02) 9045 3014 or via cpp@planning.org.au

  • Any Date
    Urban Design Forum Summaries 2012-14: then, now, next
    Location: Perth

    A short book of snapshots on topical planning and design issues from the Urban Design Chapter’s Forums 2012-2014. The book touches on the history of design in WA, the rise of Liveable Neighbourhoods, the emergence of placemaking as a design endeavour, and speculations of future directions.

  • March 2014
    2014 Planning Congress Papers
    Location: Sydney

    Congress 2014 was an exciting and innovative experience where planners, decision makers and urban stakeholders connect with each other to explore new ideas, tools, techniques and technologies that have the capability to improve how we plan and deliver the planning outcomes we are seeking to achieve.

  • 2001-2013
    Planning Congress Presentations 2013 & earlier
    Location: Australia wide

    PIA Planning Congress is held annual through out Australia

    View the presentations from 2011 to 2013.

  • Online
    Planning a clean energy future
    Location: Australia wide

    The Planning a clean energy future website, has been developed by PIA as part of a federally funded Clean Energy Future Advocacy through Planners project.

    www.planningacleanenergyfuture.org.au

  • Online
    Planning Matters online video presentation
    Location: Australia wide

    On 25th March the video was presented. Planning Matters - 2013 PIA National Congress - Canberra.

    Watch the video on YouTube.

  • Online
    Post Disaster Planning in Flood Affected Communities
    Location: Australia wide

    The Post Disaster Planning Program is about better preparing remote area planners for natural disaster events. The initiative aims to create a system that gives planners in the regions better access to valuable knowledge for disaster mitigation, preparedness and response.

    Visit AEMI today

  • Contact PIA today
  • membership@planning.org.au
  • 02 6262 5933
  • 02 6292 9970
  • PO Box 5427 Kingston ACT 2604