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$8.5 million HAF Funding for Mackay

MacroPlan Australia was successful in supporting the Plantation Palms Estate’s successful bid for funding under the Federal Government’s Housing Affordability Fund. The funding, announced by Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Minister for Housing, on 5 May 2010, will facilitate the opening up of several stages of the estate’s development and the concurrent provision of affordable housing […]

Brisbane: We have moved

MacroPlan has expanded its in house capabilities and now employ over 70 staff across 5 offices across the country. This growth has required us to relocate our Brisbane office to larger premises and we can now be found at One One One Eagle Street.  One One One Eagle Street is located at the heart of […]

NSW White Paper

The NSW Government is building a planning system focused on sustainable growth to deliver the jobs and houses we need to support our growing cities and regions. In September 2012 Gary White, MacroPlan’s Strategic Planning Advisor — Major Projects,  was appointed as an expert advisor to the NSW Government to assist in the development of […]

MacroPlan Wins National Award

MacroPlan along with Gold Coast City Council, HASSELL, Aurecon and Gaskell Planning Consultants were announced as winners for Best Planning Idea — Large Project for the ‘Gold Coast Rapid Transit 2031’ at the 2013 National Awards for Planning Excellence. The Gold Coast Rapid Transit project is one of the most significant public transport projects in […]

2013 National PIA Conference

Australia’s only entirely planned city was the meeting place for a significant gathering of the country’s planning professionals during Canberra’s Centenary celebrations.  Planners, Urban Designers, Architects, Lawyers and other professionals involved with planning, development and creating great places and spaces came together to celebrate the Value of Planning at the 2013 Planning Institute of Australia […]

Canberra City to Lake Project

City to the Lake is a transformational project being developed within Canberra’s City Plan, and is integral to realising the City’s potential as it embarks on our second century.  The project is about creating a new public waterfront address and identity for the City.  It is about realising Commonwealth Park and City Hill as celebrated […]

Merry Christmas from the team at MacroPlan

In this edition: Merry Christmas from the MacroPlan team Prospects for 2013 — Can Residential development take pole position in 2013? Community Infrastructure — Child Care Shortages MacroPlan Dimasi on the Move 2012 Awards & Appointments Gary White Joins MacroPlan The Year that was — MacroPlan Track Record To view the E-Newsletter please click the […]

The Development Assessment Form 2012

Work recently completed by MacroPlan has featured both in the national and state press in various media publications distributed by the Property Council of Australia. The work relates to the Development Assessment Form 2012 Report Card on planning reform, based on our thorough comparison of state/territory planning assessment systems, which benchmarks each jurisdictions’s planning system […]

MacroPlan Dimasi “A New Era”

Two of the country’s most senior property economists, Mr Brian Haratsis and Mr Tony Dimasi, have joined forces. MacroPlan Australia has joined forces with the strategy and analytics team from Tony Dimasi’s Pitney Bowes Business Insight to form MacroPlan Dimasi. Read more about the future direction of the company as well as state and industry articles […]