A New Era for Infrastructure Funding and Planning

URPS is hosting a breakfast seminar on Thursday 11 May 2017 at the Star Room of the Adelaide Entertainment Centre – all welcome. The Planning, Development & Infrastructure Act guides the planning and funding of infrastructure.  Will the Act be the panacea for existing issues?  Will standalone infrastructure provision and funding deeds still be required? […]

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Development should stand or fall on its planning merit

Despite the best efforts of planners to anticipate and plan for a wide variety of development, predicting changes in market demand and offerings is difficult.  This is why the planning system needs to have flexible mechanisms such as the non-complying process.  It provides the opportunity for development that may not be otherwise anticipated to be […]

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URPS Expands to Victoria

At URPS, embracing change and setting our sights high are part of our shared values.  The opening of our new office in Victoria is an expression of these values and sees our continued expansion to better serve our clients. Ryan Moyle is heading up our Victorian office based in Richmond. Focused on development facilitation, assessment, […]

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Zoe Hambour joins URPS

We are excited to welcome Zoe Hambour to URPS.  With experience in a variety of roles in Local Government, Zoe is one of our team of specialists in community engagement, natural resources management, climate change adaptation and strategic planning projects. Energised by people and their ideas, Zoe thrives on interaction.  She is outgoing and participative without […]

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Revamp to Maintain Iconic Status of Norwood Oval

Norwood Oval has been an important part of the fabric of Adelaide for more than 100 years.  The popularity of this significant public asset is set to continue with the Development Assessment Commission’s approval of a $5.4 million facelift to a key part of the Oval. Located adjacent to Woods Street, the new two storey […]

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Award for sustained town centre focus in Gawler

The Town of Gawler’s sustained commitment to the renewal of its town centre through a combination of research-based planning, community engagement, investment and marketing has been recognised by a Planning Institute of Australia (SA Division) Award for Planning Excellence.

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