South Australia

'Planning Outside the Box'

Wednesday 28 September
4.00pm - 6.00pm
AECOM - Level 28, 91 King William St

Our diverse guest panel will be inclusive of 4 respected industry personnel discussing their career journey and tips on breaking into the planning (or alternative) market, what challenges they may have faced post university studies, where they made their start, how they've built their career, examples of exciting projects that they have worked on (or are currently working on), and any advice they may have for eager Young Planners.

Concluding with a Q&A session and networking refreshments, this event will be beneficial to any Young Planner at any career stage.

Join us and find out what options exist and where your planning qualifications can lead.

Places are limited, so book your place now.

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Awards for Planning Excellence

Friday 18 November, 2016
Crowne Plaza Adelaide
Pre-dinner drinks 6.30pm - 7.00pm start
Post Awards, 'Social Hangout' drinks - The Griffins Head Hotel - balcony bar

Join in the festivities with peers and PIA colleagues for the profession's biggest social event and celebrate the best planning South Australia has to offer.

Join us at the Crowne Plaza for the Awards dinner followed by the 'social hang-out' drinks on the reserved balcony at the Griffins Head Hotel.

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Professional in Focus:

Adaptation by Design – Planning and Designing Communities for Future Climates

Wednesday 26 October
2.30pm - 5.00pm
Wallmans Lawyers - L5/400 King William St

Climate change – the threat of our future, and what can we do about it?

This session emceed by Jensen Planning + Design director, Michael McKeown, we hear from three leaders in South Australia who are at the forefront of climate change and the challenges that face our communities and cities.

Speakers include:

Kelly Mader, Natural Resource Management, Open Space, Recreation & Property City of Charles Sturt

Sharon Wyatt, Principal Project Officer, Development Division, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Peter Nattrass, Sustainability Advisor, Carbon Neutral Adelaide, Adelaide City Council

Read more on topics here


PIA SA has been active in creating a series of blogs on issues that are topical in South Australia's planning space. We would like to share these with you - please visit our 'Blog page' here.

Assessment and Public Participation

The Culture of Planning

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Planning Education Foundation (PEF)
Commemorative Edition of SA Planner

2015 marked the final year of the Planning Education Foundation of South Australia Inc. The PEF has been a major contributor to the education of planning professionals and the community about urban and regional planning in South Australia.

download your copy here

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