A Great Honour for One of Our Own

Angela Hazebroek has been awarded an Order of Australia Medal as part of the Queen’s birthday honours. We listed some of the highlights of Angela’s career in a previous article about her elevation to Life Fellow of the Planning Institute late last year, so we won’t go over them again. But forgive us if we […]

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Presentations that Inform, Persuade and Motivate

Many contentious planning matters are determined in public forums by panels or committees.  The ability of planners to present well in these forums is critical to procedural fairness and good decision making generally. Our Managing Director, Marcus Rolfe, ran a seminar on behalf of the Planning Institute of Australia SA Division last week focused on […]

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How Many Planners Does it Take to Build a House?

Special thanks to all those who sponsored the building materials for Grazio and Marcus’ construction efforts in Cambodia recently. Habitat for Humanity mobilises families, volunteers and corporate partners to build housing for low-incomes households across the world.  They believe that a decent home provides an important foundation for families to be healthier, happier and more […]

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Ready for a Career Move?

URPS is a dynamic and diverse firm of urban and regional planners with offices in Adelaide and Melbourne. We are focused on shaping great communities and offer a professional and positive workplace environment along with a supportive, team-oriented culture. We pride ourselves on exceptional client service and excellence in the quality of advice we deliver. […]

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Disability Access and Inclusion Planning

Tyler has an acquired brain injury. A fall from his bike when he was twelve years old – no helmet. He wants to tell his story because he knows it will help others. We met Tyler at the Youth Disability Inclusion Forum in August 2018, hosted by the City of Salisbury and Julia Farr Youth. […]

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Our Newest Social Planner

We are very excited to welcome Edoardo Rosso to URPS.  Edoardo has a PhD in social sciences (Social Geography) and extensive experience in research and aged care.  He has worked with UniSA, as well as aged care providers ECH Inc. and Helping Hand Aged Care. As a Research Fellow in the Division of Health Sciences […]

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Congratulations Angela Hazebroek

It’s not every day that we celebrate the elevation of one of our own to Life Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia.  Today is such a day with Angela Hazebroek receiving this honour at the PIA SA Awards for Excellence 2018. Angela’s achievements as a planner are almost too long to list, but we’ve […]

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Habitat for Humanity Celebrating 25 Years and a New Life Member

Congratulations to Natalie Fuller for being made a Life Member of Habitat for Humanity. Some of the URPS team enjoyed seeing Natalie’s surprise at being presented with this honour at a recent fundraising dinner, also celebrating 25 years of the organisation in South Australia. Habitat for Humanity mobilises families, volunteers and corporate partners to build […]

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