URPS is a dynamic
and diverse firm
of urban and
regional planners.


Whether we are facilitating a multi-storey mixed-use building close to the city, investigating policy options for job creation or engaging with people about changes in our climate, our focus remains on shaping great communities.


Latest News

Changing Climate – Changing Council

The Premier’s Climate Change Council (PCCC) was established in 2008 to provide independent advice to the Minister for Environment and Water on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to climate change.  In addition, the PCCC takes a leadership role in consulting with businesses, the environment and conservation sector, and the wider community about issues associated [...]
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Creating a Climate Smart Built Environment

We all need to prepare for the accelerating impacts of climate change and do what we can to reduce carbon emissions.  Climate smart buildings, infrastructure and open space will help us do that. A climate smart built environment is more resilient.  It will endure hotter and drier conditions and more frequent hazard events such as [...]
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Kangaroo Island – A Great Blend of Farming and Tourism

One of the key attractions of Kangaroo Island for tourists is the connection to various types of farming and primary production.  This is recognised as a social and economic development initiative in the SA Economic Development Board’s “Paradise Girt by Sea” report, as well as in the Kangaroo Island Development Plan. The Andermel Marron farm [...]
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Another Key Appointment at URPS

We are thrilled to have Theresa James join URPS. With many years in Local Government, Theresa loves development facilitation.  She loves finding inventive ways for development to be assessed as simply as possible and forging personal connections during the assessment process. Theresa’s technical know-how means that she can easily engage with experts in areas as [...]
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