Strategic policy development is the process of considering: Where are we now? Where do we want to be in the future? How will we get there? The answers can be found using analytical and innovative thinking, something URPS is well known for.

Our success in strategic policy development also arises from our extensive knowledge of all levels of legislation, our significant skill in policy analysis and stakeholder consultation, and our flexibility to respond to changing needs.

Our experience spans topics as diverse as residential growth and housing analysis; industrial needs assessment; character assessment and heritage conservation; expansion/adaptation of centres including bulky goods retailing; and support for primary production in rural areas.