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arrowThe Planning Academy is Australia’s leading provider of statutory planning knowledge and training and has a wide range of face-to-face training courses for development industry professionals and the general community.

Our goal is to increase understanding and knowledge about statutory planning in Australia through delivery of the highest quality, most relevant and up-to-date planning courses and continuing education programs.

We provide:

  • Face-to-face accredited planning training, short courses and planning information
  • Urban planning e-books
  • Specialised courses on the planning legislation applicable in individual States of Australia
Award-winning planning courses are designed for:
  • Development industry professionals (developers, builders, project managers, valuers, real estate agents)
  • Design professionals (architects, engineers, surveyors)
  • Local government (staff and Councillors)
  • State government (referral agencies)
  • Planning consultants (technical and administration staff)
  • Education sector (students of planning and land development)
  • Overseas trained planners wanting to work in Australia
  • Community groups
Our highly qualified and experienced presenters are senior practising statutory planners from both the private and public sector who deliver practical, “how-to” training using a combination of direct presentations, practical exercises and role plays.

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Phone: 1300 88 4940

Street address:
356 St Pauls Terrace
Fortitude Valley Q 4006

Postal address:
PO Box 205
Fortitude Valley Q 4006


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