Exhibitors

#PIACongress19

Our vision is for a thriving and inclusive Queensland, where the economy, industry and communities prosper.

The Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning brings together a number of functions to improve productivity and quality of life in Queensland by leading economic strategy, industry and sector development, regional economic development, infrastructure and planning, for the benefit of all.

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At Urbis, we have one simple goal – to shape the cities and communities for a better future.

It’s something we achieve by drawing together a network of the brightest minds. Think of Urbis as a creative community of practice experts, working collaboratively to deliver fresh thinking and independent advice and guidance – all backed up by real, evidence-based solutions.

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The NSW Department of Planning and Environment strives to make people’s lives better by creating great places and experiences for all.

We help to provide homes and services, build thriving communities, create jobs and ensure the responsible and sustainable use of our state’s resources.

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The Tweed covers a diverse area of 1300 square kilometres and is the largest Council on the north coast of New South Wales, Australia. The Tweed has a broad and productive economy worth around $2.5 billion per year and a biodiverse environment that positions the Tweed with natural credentials and a strong advantage. The Tweed covers a diverse area of 1300 square kilometres and is the natural choice for our residents, business and visitors alike.

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The Comms Team is a Brisbane-based communications consultancy specialising in transport, infrastructure and land-use planning projects. With our extensive work on state and local government planning and strategy projects, we can provide strategic advice, manage communications and stakeholder engagement during the various stages of infrastructure and planning projects from concept and master planning, EIS’s, business case development and procurement through to project construction, implementation and delivery.

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Strategically located on the footstep of Queensland’s engine room – the resource industry – Mackay is a premier mining services hub. The city is in striking distance to the Whitsunday islands and Great Barrier Reef and is the service centre for the Greater Whitsunday Region. Built on the back of the sugar industry, Mackay continues to evolve and change as a significant Queensland city.

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One of the fastest growing local governments in Australia, Sunshine Coast Council serves a community of around 320,000 residents across an area of approximately 2291 square kilometres.

Sunshine Coast Council has an aspirational agenda that focuses on maintaining a strong, sustainable council, investing in the services and facilities that communities need and improving the region’s liveability and vitality.

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NBN Co, the company building and operating Australia’s broadband access network, is undertaking one of the largest and most complex infrastructure initiatives in Australia’s history, and one of the most ambitious in any telecommunications market around the world.

The nbn™ broadband access network will help to enable Australia to become a more connected, competitive and innovative nation. We were established to foster productivity and provide a platform for innovation in order to deliver economic and social benefits for Australians.

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Most people attending the 2019 PIA Congress will be familiar with .id as the people who build the demographic profiles, population forecasts and other public resources used by you and over 1.5 million people every year.

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Isovist is a combined Software and Planning company, bringing experience and expertise in both fields together to provide simple and effective web based planning tools that lead the field. On top of the expertise we bring, we work collaboratively with our council clients to ensure our products remain at the leading edge, providing the high quality and cost effective IT tools that planners need.

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Extent Heritage is one of Australia’s largest heritage consultancies with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Our team of over 40 people includes registered architects, town planners, archaeologists, historians, and specialists in heritage law. We have forged strong professional relationships with Aboriginal communities based on trust and professional conduct. Extent Heritage is a skilled facilitator of community consultation.

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The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) is a national resource that empowers researchers, planners, policy and decision-makers to make better decisions for Australia’s urban settlements and their future development.

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The V2i Group is a multi-award-winning software developer with decades of planning experience providing innovative immersive 3D gaming technology-based design and business solutions to a high-profile portfolio of national and international clients.

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Planiter is designed to cut out time spent researching many council web sites and working out where particular applications are located. It enables professionals to focus on the higher-value of providing advice, rather than the basics of research.

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Harvest Digital Planning is an award-winning civic technology company that helps government connect with citizens and involve them in actively shaping their cities and communities.

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At REMPLAN we focus on delivering insights and clarity through simple cloud-based user interfaces. Born out of a university research project, we pride ourselves on transparency in data analysis and work across Australia with State / Territory and Federal Government agencies, economic development boards, local governments, universities, consultant teams and private companies.

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The mission of the Heart Foundation is to prevent heart disease and improve the heart health and quality of life of all Australians through our work in prevention, support and research.

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Ethos Urban is Australia’s leading urban solutions company that blends design, economics, engagement and planning to create sustainable futures centred around human needs.

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AHURI (the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute) is an expert, not-for-profit research management company with a public good mission to deliver high quality research that influences policy and practice development, improving the housing and urban environments of all Australians.

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Objective Trapeze enables councils’ planning departments to digitally transform plan reviews and assessments through the ability to measure, calculate, annotate and stamp without the need to print, or do anything on paper. Designed for local government, Objective Trapeze helps more than 200 councils in Australia and New Zealand streamline their development assessment process and deliver better community outcomes.

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At #PIACongress19 the PIA exhibition booth is focused on the promotion of highly skilled and qualified professional Planners. What makes a good professional profile? Is your information up to date and complete? Find out what makes a great CV, LinkedIn profile and what employers are actually looking for in a job application.

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Redman Solutions is known for our work in the planning approvals space, helping planning and building teams digitise their assessment processes. Now we have a strategic ePlanning platform with an integrated community engagement module that helps planners to better manage our future city, neighbourhood, district and regional plans online.

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