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Welcome to PIA

Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) is the national body representing planning and the planning profession. Through education, communication and professional development, it is the pivotal organisation serving and guiding thousands of planning professionals in their role of creating better communities.

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2017 Planning Congress

Join us in Sydney for the 2017 National Planning Congress



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PIA appoints new CEO

Kirsty Kelly has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of the Planning Institute of Australia after six years in the role, and over 20 in other capacities at the Institute.

Stepping into the CEO role is David Williams, previous Chief Operating Officer of PIA.



2016 State Awards for Planning Excellence

Winners announced:








We look forward to seeing all the winners at the 2017 National Awards for Planning Excellence being held in Sydney Wednesday, 3 May 2017.


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“It has been on my to do list for a while to seek full membership with PIA. After attending the PIA Congress in Melbourne this year, I really saw the benefits of being a member.”

Alicia Otto MPIA, Strategic Planning Officer, Bundaberg Regional Council

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