All Events by Date


  • Friday 24 October 2014
    PIA QLD Annual Barefoot Bowls
    Location: Toowong, Brisbane

    In conjunction with QUT Planning Students Association

    Theme: Time Twist: Come as your favourite decade

    Thank you to our sponsor

  • Monday 27 October 2014
    Joondalup in Retrospect
    Location: Perth

    The PIA (WA) Urban Design Chapter presents:

    JOONDALUP IN RETROSPECT

  • Tuesday 4 November 2014
    Urban Design FOR PLANNERS (Toowoomba)
    Location: Toowoomba

    Speaker: Peter Egerton, Regional Technical Director, RPS

    This lecture aims to provide planners with an understanding of urban design terms and trends.

  • Tuesday 4 November 2014
    Urban Design FOR PLANNERS (Townsville)
    Location: Townsville

    Speaker: Peter Egerton, Regional Technical Director, RPS

    This lecture aims to provide planners with an understanding of urban design terms and trends.

  • Tuesday 4 November 2014
    Urban Design FOR PLANNERS (Mackay)
    Location: Mackay

    Speaker: Peter Egerton, Regional Technical Director, RPS

    This lecture aims to provide planners with an understanding of urban design terms and trends.

  • Tuesday 4 November 2014
    Urban Design FOR PLANNERS (Cairns)
    Location: Cairns

    Speaker: Peter Egerton, Regional Technical Director, RPS

    ​​This lecture aims to provide planners with an understanding of urban design terms and trends.

  • Tuesday 4 November 2014
    Urban Design FOR PLANNERS
    Location: Brisbane

    Speaker: Peter Egerton, Regional Technical Director, RPS

    This lecture aims to provide planners with an understanding of urban design terms and trends.

  • Tuesday 4 November 2014
    Urban Design FOR PLANNERS (Gold Coast)
    Location: Gold Coast

    Speaker: Peter Egerton, Regional Technical Director, RPS

    This lecture aims to provide planners with an understanding of urban design terms and trends.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014
    PIA NSW Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner
    Location: Sydney CBD

    The New South Wales Awards for Planning Excellence recognise and acknowledge quality, innovation and excellence in Planning. The Awards promote the important role of the Planning profession in the creation of New South Wales built environment, and stimulate public awareness of good planning.

  • Wednesday, 5 November
    Annual Tom McKenna Lecture
    Location: University of South Australia, Adelaide

    With Michael Fisher, Place making Strategy Coordinator, Adelaide City Council.

    The devastation of the 2011 earthquake unleashed a wave of creativity in Christchurch as place making sought to fill heart-rending gaps in the city’s built environment.

    Join PIA and the University of South Australia as Adelaide City Council’s place making guru Mike Fisher tells how he, his family and the Christchurch community faced the tragedy, and how planning and place making helped rebuild a community.

  • Friday 7 November 2014
    2014 PIA QLD Awards Celebration Dinner
    Location: Herston

    The PIA Awards for Planning Excellence program in Queensland recognises individuals, companies, community groups and public sector agencies for their innovation, leadership and excellence in the Queensland planning profession. The awards are intended to showcase the high quality of planning occurring in Queensland, stimulate public awareness of excellent projects and emphasise the important role of good planning in the community.

  • Friday 7 November 2014
    5th Biennial Abercrombie Lecture
    Location: Hobart

    The Biennial Abercrombie Lecture is held in honour of one of the most distinguished town planners for the 20th century, Professor Sir Patrick Abercrombie.

    This year the Lecture is presented by Jane-Frances kelly, Gratten Institute.

  • Monday 10 November 2014
    Creating an effective public transport network for the Gold Coast - Stage 2 of the Light Rail: where, when, why?
    Location: Gold Coast

    The Gold Coast is currently heavily dependent upon private transport, with nearly 90% of all trips made via car. For a destination reliant upon Tourism as a key economic sector, this needs to be addressed to allow our visitors the flexibility to explore and enjoy all of what the Gold Coast has to offer.

  • 11 & 12 November 2014
    Urban Design | Sydney
    Location: Level 1, 364 Kent Street Sydney, NSW 2000

    Urban Design is for all who participate in the creation, design and management of the urban environment. Placefocus typically enables people in the built environment industry to create authentic and quality places by providing them with tools, information and training. They support residents, business owners and users of public places.

  • Thursday 13 November 2014
    2014 Toolbox series - #6
    Location: Sydney, NSW

    PIA NSW is pleased to be partnering with Bartier Perry to bring together speakers with recognised expertise in various aspects of the NSW Planning system, to deliver a series of six evening seminars throughout 2014.

    The Toolbox Series aims to inform and educate the audience by way of an in-depth analysis of practice and procedure which planning professionals need to know for their day to day work. The seminars will include relevant case law and practical examples.

  • Friday 14th November 2014
    PIA WA 2014 Awards Presentation Ceremony
    Location: Perth

    The West Australian Awards for Planning Excellence recognise and acknowledge quality, innovation and excellence in Planning. The Awards promote the important role of the Planning profession in the creation of Western Australia's built environment, and stimulate public awareness of good planning.

  • Thursday 20 November
    Waste Water FOR PLANNERS
    Location: The Kings Head Hotel, Adelaide

    The ‘for planners’ series will be a series of 3 events to be held on the third Thursday of each month from 3.30-5.00pm. This series equips planners with an understanding of relevant disciplines to assist them address the volume of information they receive from a range of associated professionals. While Directly relevant to planners, the series will resonate with those involved in preparing development applications, development managers, property consultants, lawyers, architects and surveyors.

  • Friday 21st November 2014
    Community Engagement Techniques and Tools Workshop
    Location: Perth

    If you are keen to learn more about community and stakeholder engagement and add some tools to your toolbox then this workshop is for you.

    The half day workshop will give you the opportunity to hear from experienced engagement practitioners as they share:

    • the what, why and when of community engagement

    • tools and techniques for engaging

    • underpinning triggers for outrage and some strategies for preventing and managing it

    • mentoring and support to real time projects

  • Friday 21 November 2014
    Integrated Urbanism 2014
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    A one-day short course led by Dr Chris Hale.

    Australian and international cities are evolving rapidly toward a new formula based on transit orientation, better infrastructure, people-friendly design, and effective policy. The new wave of Australian city planning involves consolidation of transport challenges in the urban core, alongside renewal of middle suburban locations, and improvement to the suburban transit offering. Around these objectives, a lively formula can unfold for the public realm.

  • 27 & 28 Novmeber 2014
    Effective Communication, Mediation & Negotiation |Melbourne
    Location: Level 11/452 Flinders Street, Melbourne

    What planners do most is talk and interact; it is through communicative practice that they influence action. Communicative planning requires a new concept of information and how it influences action - namely, a concept of communicative rationality, supplementing instrumental rationality.

  • Friday 28 November 2014
    PIA Tasmania - Northern Planners Christmas drinks
    Location: Launceston, Hobart

    Northern Planners Christmas Drinks

    28 November from 5:30pm at 133 St John Street, Launceston

    Drinks and snacks at bar prices (cash only)

  • Friday 5 December 2014
  • Monday 15 December 2014
    PIA Christmas Celebration 2014
    Location: Melbourne, VIC

    Celebrate Christmas with PIA.

    Join us to celebrate 2014 and to talk about the year ahead and the election just gone!

    Twilight bowls and a casual BBQ at the City of Melbourne Bowls Club - the perfect way to survive the silly season. Please join the PIA Vic Committee, the Vic Young Planners group, members of the Womens' Planning Network and our members, friends and supporters who have contributed to another great year for PIA in Victoria.

    We hope to see you there.

  • 2014
    Tasmanian Planner Non Member Subscription
    Location: Statewide

    Subscribe to Tasmanian Planner, the only printed publication in Tasmania aimed specifically at planners. This publication features articles and the latest news on planning issues and events and includes a regular column from the Minister for Planning. Tasmanian Planner is a forum for planners and others related to the profession to express their views, share ideas with others and to keep up to date on a variety of topics.

  • Thursday 30th October 2014
    Professional Ethics in Planning | Brisbane
    Location: Holding Redlich, Level 1 300 Queen Street Brisbane Qld 4000

    Join Annie Kentwell in a relaxed interactive one day course to discuss a range of contemporary topics regarding ethical issues confronting planners.

    Hosted by Holding Redlich, this unit’s aim is to provide participants with a more in depth understanding about ethical behaviour in planning, in both government and private sectors.

  • 24 - 26 September 2014
  • 6 - 8 November 2013
  • 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
    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.

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