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Get involved in the future of planning in South Australia


Your opinion is extremely important to us. We are committed to genuine and inclusive collaboration with the community in the development of all improvements to the policies and rules that govern the way we plan and build our communities.

Join the conversation

To have your say on the matters below which are currently out for consultation, simply click the tile that reflects your area of interest. You may wish to have the opportunity to:

Further information

To learn more about how we are working with our communities to advise of and seek feedback on planning changes as we deliver our new system, read our Planning Reform Engagement Fact Sheet (PDF, 257 KB).

If you have additional ideas or suggestions on ways we can engage with you, please contact us at DPTI.PlanningEngagement@sa.gov.au.

If you’d like to host a briefing or workshop, simply fill out your requirements by completing our Request form (PDF, 176 KB).

Please note all submissions will be made publicly available on the SA Planning Portal following the close of consultation.

Currently on consultation


Consultation events


To register for an event or to ask a question, please contact us at DPTI.PlanningEngagement@sa.gov.au.


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Interactive workshop session with Master of Planning students Summary: This session will seek views and opinions on planning reform initiatives including draft State Planning Policies and Policy Discussion Papers, from students of the University of Adelaide Planning Policy and Regulation course.

When:
26 October 2018, 10.00 am
  University of Adelaide, Master of Planning students
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Alison Collins who can discuss the Policy Discussion Papers.

When: 5 October 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
Email us with your preferred time to book in Planning professionals, community group representatives

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Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Sally Smith, General Manager Planning and Development.

When: 28 September 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
Email us with your preferred time to book in Planning professionals, community group representatives
Assessment Pathways / Performance Indicators Workshop and Livestream Summary: This event will bring together members of the community to discuss issues and identify ideas about how the new assessment pathways under the PDI Act may operate in practice. A portion of the workshop will also focus on the ways in which we can monitor and report on statistics about the new planning system.
This workshop will also be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.
 
When: 26 September 2018, 10.00 am - 12.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
Email us to reserve a seat at this workshop and / or register for the livestream Community group representatives and members of the public
Assessment Pathways and Performance Indicators consultation workshop Summary: This event will bring together planning practitioners to discuss issues and identify ideas about how the new assessment pathways under the PDI Act may operate in practice. A portion of the workshop will also focus on the ways in which we can monitor and report on statistics about the new planning system. 
This workshop will also be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.

When: 25 September 2018, 10.00 am - 12.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
Email us to reserve a seat at this workshop and / or register for the livestream Planning professionals
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Tom Victory who can discuss Performance Indicators.

When: 21 September 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide        
Email us with your preferred time to book in Planning professionals, community group representatives
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Alex McKenzie who can discuss the Policy Discussion Papers.

When: 14 September 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed Planning professionals, community group representatives
Planning Reform - LGA Briefing Session Summary: This briefing, hosted by the LGA, for local government staff will provide an update on Planning Reform including the recently released draft Accredited Professionals regulations, Assessment Pathways and Performance Indicators Scheme, Integrated Movement Systems and Natural Resources & Environment Discussion Papers currently on consultation. This briefing will be available via livestream for regional councils planners.

When: 13 September 2018, 9.00 am - 4.30 pm
Where: LGA House, Frome Street, Adelaide
Contact the LGA Local government planning practitioners
Communtiy Forum – Putting People and Communities at the centre of planning policy making Summary: A new Community Engagement Panel has been established to assist us by providing a wide range of views from the community as we continue to develop the State Planning policies.

When: 8 September 2018, 10.00 am - 4.30 pm  
Where: The Office of Design and Architecture, 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed By Invitation Community Engagement Panel
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Cecilia Pascale and Rhiannon Hardy who can discuss the Accredited Professionals Scheme and new Assessment Pathways. 

When: 7 September 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed Planning professionals, community group representatives
Royal Adelaide Show Summary: Come visit us at the Royal Adelaide Show! Pop by the DPTI stand near the ABC Stage in Jubilee Hall and have a chat to one of our knowledgeable team members about all things planning reform including the draft State Planning Policies now out for community consultation. Take our poll on what you love about your suburb, enter the draw to win metroCARDs and a $50 family movie voucher, check out our new Virtual House tool on the big screen or take a seat in one of the latest driverless cars. There’s also free stickers and magnets as well as colouring-in for the kids. 

When: 31 August to 9 September  
Where: Jubilee Pavilion H62
No registration required Open to all members of the public

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Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Anita Allen, Manager Planning Reform and Janet Finlay, Commission member.

When: 24 August 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed Planning professionals, community group representatives
ePlanning Development Application Process Workshop Summary: Workshop with select Councils to progress the development application process through ePlanning tools. Will occur fortnightly from July to end October.

When: 21 August 2018, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
  By invitation – Council Working Group
Planning for a New Retirement Future Symposium Summary: This event will bring together key stakeholders to discuss issues and identify potential solutions to improve planning policy and processes around aged care and retirement living. Findings will help to inform the State Planning Commission and the Department as we work to prepare our new state-wide Planning and Design Code.

When: 20 August 2018
Where: SAMHRI Auditorium, North Terrace Adelaide
This session has now closed By invitation – aged care and retirement living providers, practitioners, peak industry bodies and thought leaders in the sector
UDIA State Conference Summary: This year’s theme is ‘Urban Futures’.
Sally Smith General Manager, Planning And Development will present on what this means for the development sector and local government over the next 2 years. She will also give an update on the current status of implementation of the planning reforms and what will be released over the next 2 years.
Michael Lennon, State Planning Commission will lead a discussion panel on the impact of good planning and processes on productive economies.

When: 16  August 2018
Where: Novotel Barossa Valley
This session has now closed Development Industry
State Planning Policies - AIUS Design Lab Summary: This is a workshop for AIUS members to work through the State Planning Policies in preparation for submitting feedback.

When: 15 August 2018, 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm  
Where: ODASA, 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed By invitation – AIUS members
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Sarah Elding who can discuss the State Planning Policies.

When: 14 August 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed Planning professionals, community group representatives
Code Drafting Workshop #3 Summary: Workshop for invited planning practitioners to inform development of Code in respect of four primary policy categories - medium density mixed use, residential neighbourhoods, employment lands (including retail centres and industry) and primary production.

When: 10 August 2018, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed By invitation - planning professionals
On the Couch Summary: The Hon Stephen Knoll, Minister for Planning will discuss his first 100 days as Minister and how he plans to tackle some of the big issues in planning and what his vision is for the next 4 years.
Matt Davis, member of the State Planning Commission will also be on the couch to give an update on the State Planning policies and the current Discussion Papers.

When: 8 August 2018
Where: Pullman Hotel Adelaide
Sold out
PIA event – Hosted by Minter Ellison
Planning Professionals
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Ben Murphy who can discuss the Policy Discussion Papers.
 
When: 7 August 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed Planning professionals, community group representatives
ePlanning Development Application Process Workshop Summary: Workshop with select Councils to progress the development application process through ePlanning tools. Will occur fortnightly from July to end October.
 
When: 7 August 2018, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
  By invitation – Council Working Group
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Sarah Elding who can discuss the State Planning Policies.
 
When: 3 August 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has been fully booked Planning professionals, community group representatives
Draft State Planning Policies – LGA workshop Summary: This workshop, hosted by the LGA, for local government planning staff will include a presentation on the draft State Planning Policies by project lead Sarah Elding. The session will be livestreamed for regional councils.

When
: 1 August 2018
Where: LGA House, Frome Street, Adelaide
Contact the LGA Local government planning practitioners

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ePlanning Development Application Process Workshop Summary: Workshop with select Councils to progress the development application process through ePlanning tools. Will occur fortnightly from July to end October.
 
When: 24 July 2018, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed By invitation - Council Working Group
Online P&D Code Tender Briefing Summary: This market briefing will advise technology providers of the tender requirements for the delivery of the Online Planning and Design Code solution as part of the ePlanning system.
 
When: 24 July 2018, 10.00 am - 11.00 am
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide 
Visit TendersSA for further details Technology providers
Design Discussion Paper – Thought leaders Workshop #2 Summary: Commencing the conversation with design professionals on the tools needed in the new planning system that will support good design. This workshop will inform the Design in the Planning System Discussion Paper to be released later this year.
 
When: 23 July 2018, 1.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: ODASA, 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed By invitation - design professionals
Draft State Planning Policies - Launch Summary: Chair of the State Planning Commission, Mr Tim Anderson will launch the release of draft State Planning Policies on consultation. Submissions can be made until Friday 7 September 2018.
 
When: 19 July
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed By invitation – key state agencies who contributed to drafting the State Planning Policies
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
This session is with Anita Allen (Manager, Planning Reform).
 
When: 13 July 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed Planning professionals, community group representatives
ePlanning Development Application Process Workshop Summary: Workshop with select Councils to progress the development application process through ePlanning tools. Will occur fortnightly from July to end October.
 
When: 10 July 2018, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed By invitation - Council Working Group

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Friends of the City of Unley - Community Group Summary: DPTI Planning Reform Implementation team will present an update on the Planning Reforms. 

When: 26 June 2018
Where: City of Unley
This session has now closed Residents of Unley
Design Discussion paper – Thought  Leaders Workshop #1 Summary: Commencing the conversation with design professionals on the tools needed in the new planning system that will support good design.
 
When: 25 June 2018, 9.00 am - 2.00 pm
Where: ODASA, 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed By invitation - design professionals
Accredited Professionals Scheme – Regulations workshop Summary: DPTI and Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) working group met to discuss and test evaluation criteria and relevant conditions for accreditation.
 
When: 18 - 19 June 2018
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed DPTI / PIA working group
Planning Reform Drop-in Session Summary: Do you have a burning issue or question regarding the development and implementation of the Planning Reforms brought about by the introduction of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016? Drop by our offices and talk to a senior member of the planning reform team.
 
When: 8 June 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed Planning professionals
Presentation to Housing Industry Association Summary: South Australia’s new Planning System – a path to clear and consistent policy and efficient decision making

This session will unpack key elements of the planning reform program for 2018 and beyond – in particular ePlanning and the new state-wide Planning and Design Code. The discussion will highlight areas of reform of interest to the building and construction sector, particularly businesses who are regularly involved in the planning process.
 
When: 5 June 2018, 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm
This session has now closed Building professionals
Code Drafting Workshop #2 Summary: Workshop for invited planning practitioners to inform development of Code in respect of four primary policy categories - medium density mixed use, residential neighbourhoods, employment lands (including retail centres and industry) and primary production.
 
When: 1 June 2018, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed - watch Code workshop video By invitation - planning professionals

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State Planning Commission Public Workshop #3 Summary: Tim Anderson, Chair of the State Planning Commission, invites you to join the Commission at an interactive workshop to discuss the People & Neighbourhoods and Productive Economy Discussion Papers currently being developed for release in August 2018.
 
When: 24 May 2018, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Where: Office of Design and Architecture, Ground Floor 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed - watch the Commission workshop #3 videos Open to all
State Planning Commission Public Workshop #2 Summary: Tim Anderson, Chair of the State Planning Commission, invites you to join the Commission at an interactive workshop to discuss the Integrated Movement Systems and Natural Resources & Environment Discussion Papers currently being developed for release in July 2018.
 
When: 17 May 2018, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Where: Office of Design and Architecture, Ground Floor 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed - watch the Commission workshop #2 video Open to all
State Planning Commission Public Workshop #1 Summary: Tim Anderson, Chair of the State Planning Commission, invites you to join the Commission at an interactive workshop to discuss Planning Reform progress and the draft State Planning Policies currently being prepared for release in July 2018.
 
When: 10 May 2018, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This session has now closed - watch the Commission workshop #1 videos Open to all
Code Drafting Workshop #1 Summary: Workshop for invited planning practitioners to inform development of Code in respect of four primary policy categories - medium density mixed use, residential neighbourhoods, employment lands (including retail centres and industry) and primary production.
 
When: 4 May 2018, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre, Riverside Room 7 & 8
This session has now closed - watch the Code workshop video By invitation - planning professionals

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Accredited Professionals Workshop #2 Summary: A workshop on the Accreditation Scheme for planning practitioners to discuss key aspects of the Accredited Professionals CPD Educational Program.
 
When: 11 April 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This event has now closed - watch the Accredited Professionals workshop #2 videos Planning professionals
Car Parking Summit Summary: A summit for metropolitan councils and industry groups to explore car parking concerns, issues and solutions, particularly in inner metropolitan Adelaide. Key note speakers include Dr Elizabeth Taylor from RMIT and Principal of MRCagney Mr Steven Burgess.
 
When: 6 April 2018, 9.00 am - 3.00 pm
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre, Riverside Room 7 & 8
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Planning Institute of Australia State Conference Summary: The theme of this year’s conference was RESPOND, ADAPT, GROW
Sally Smith General Manager, Planning and Development presented on the principles of good planning and launched the Blueprint for the Planning and Design Code.
Tim Anderson Chair, and members of the State Planning Commission held an on the Couch Q&A session.

When: 23 March 2018, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Where: Rydges South Park, South Terrace ADELAIDE
This session is now closed Planning professionals members of PIA
Accredited Professionals Workshop #1 Summary: A workshop on the Accreditation Scheme for planning practitioners to discuss key aspects of the Accredited Professionals Discussion Paper currently on consultation.
 
When: 14 March 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide
This event has now closed - watch the Accredited Professionals workshop #1 videos Planning professionals
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