Celebrating World Town Planning Day in Brisbane with PIA’s annual Keeble Lecture
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Celebrating World Town Planning Day in Brisbane with PIA’s annual Keeble Lecture

Almost 200 planners and friends came together on 8 November to celebrate World Town Planning Day in Brisbane with PIA’s annual Keeble Lecture. This year we heard a terrific lecture from historian Dr Margaret Cook, who shared her deep insights about Brisbane river flooding. Dr Cook highlighted the critical role of planners and planning in … Continue reading

Annual Keeble Lecture coming up
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Annual Keeble Lecture coming up

Join the Planning Institute of Australia for their annual Keeble Lecture to hear about resilience, flooding, and climate change from Dr Margaret Cook, author of A River with a City Problem: A History of Brisbane Floods. PIA’s annual Keeble Lecture is named in honour of Lewis Bingham Keeble, the Foundation Professor of Regional and Town … Continue reading

UQ|UP at PIA Women in Planning Breakfast
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UQ|UP at PIA Women in Planning Breakfast

More than 260 participants celebrated the contribution of women to the planning profession this morning in Brisbane. The Women in Planning Breakfast is one of the most popular PIA events of the year. Emma Thomas, the CEO of the Sunshine Coast Council, hosted the event and gave a very inspiring speech illustrating how she has … Continue reading

UQ|UP students win PIA Qld Awards for Excellence
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UQ|UP students win PIA Qld Awards for Excellence

Last week the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), Queensland branch, celebrated the 35th PIA Queensland Awards for Planning Excellence. UQ|UP staff and students attended the event to celebrate the achievements of the year. We were really excited and proud to see UQ|UP students received two awards. Congratulations! For Planning Research, Rachel Gallagher (PhD student) received … Continue reading

Stephanie Wyeth’s MPIA Fellow Elevation
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Stephanie Wyeth’s MPIA Fellow Elevation

We invite you all to celebrate the second virtual elevation of PIA’s newest Queensland Fellow member and UQ|UP member, Stephanie Wyeth. We extend our sincere congratulations to Steph for this highly accomplished achievement. Stephanie Wyeth has more than 20 years’ experience in urban and social planning, with specialist expertise in community and social planning, stakeholder … Continue reading

PIA Queensland Student Academic Prizes announced
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PIA Queensland Student Academic Prizes announced

These awards recognise excellence in planning studies, and are a chance for teachers, friends, and families to celebrate and reward outstanding performers. The Awards for Planning Excellence 2019 was hosted by Wendy Evans, PIA Queensland President, and attended by Hon. Cameron Dick, MP, Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, who also presented the … Continue reading