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Have Your Say

Get involved in the future of planning in South Australia


Your opinion on how we live, work and move 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. We have released a Planning Reform Engagement Fact Sheet (PDF, 257 KB), which details how we are currently working with all our communities to advise of and seek feedback on planning changes as we move towards delivering our new system. If you have additional ideas or suggestions on ways we can engage with you please contact DPTI.PlanningEngagement@sa.gov.au. If you’d like to host a briefing or workshop simply fill out this request form (PDF, 176 KB) and we will be in contact to discuss your requirements.

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 and you will be taken to the South Australia Government's YourSAy website where you may have the opportunity to:

  • complete a survey or poll
  • lodge a written submission
  • participate in an online discussion
  • vote on ideas
  • register for an event (see list of events below)

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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Planning Reform Drop-in Session When: 5 October 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
Email us with your preferred time to book in Planning professionals, community group representatives

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Planning Reform Drop-in SessionWhen: 28 September 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
Email us with your preferred time to book inPlanning professionals, community group representatives
Planning Reform Drop-in SessionWhen: 21 September 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
Email us with your preferred time to book inPlanning professionals, community group representatives
Planning Reform Drop-in SessionWhen: 14 September 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
Email us with your preferred time to book inPlanning professionals, community group representatives
Planning Reform Drop-in Session When: 7 September 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
Email us with your preferred time to book in Planning professionals, community group representatives

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Planning Reform Drop-in SessionWhen: 24 August 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
Email us with your preferred time to book inPlanning professionals, community group representatives
ePlanning Development Application Process Workshop When: 21 August 2018, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Summary: Workshop with select Councils to progress the development application process through ePlanning tools. Will occur fortnightly from July to end October.
  By invitation – Council Working Group
Planning for a New Retirement Future Symposium When: 20 August 2018
Where: SAMHRI Auditorium, North Terrace Adelaide

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.
Email us to register your interest in being kept informed of the process and outcomes By invitation – aged care and retirement living providers, practitioners, peak industry bodies and thought leaders in the sector
UDIA State Conference When: 16  August 2018
Where: Novotel Barossa Valley

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.
Please contact the UDIA Development Industry
Planning Reform Drop-in SessionWhen: 14 August 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
Email us with your preferred time to book inPlanning professionals, community group representatives
Code Drafting Workshop #3 When: 10 August 2018, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has now closed By invitation - planning professionals
On the Couch When: 8 August 2018
Where: Pullman Hotel Adelaide

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.
Sold out
PIA event – Hosted by Minter Ellison
Planning Professionals
Planning Reform Drop-in SessionWhen: 7 August 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has now closedPlanning professionals, community group representatives
ePlanning Development Application Process Workshop When: 7 August 2018, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Summary: Workshop with select Councils to progress the development application process through ePlanning tools. Will occur fortnightly from July to end October.
  By invitation – Council Working Group
Planning Reform Drop-in Session When: 3 August 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has been fully booked Planning professionals, community group representatives
Draft State Planning Policies – LGA workshop When: 1 August 2018
Where: LGA House, Frome Street, Adelaide

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.
Contact the LGA Local government planning practitioners

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ePlanning Development Application Process Workshop When: 24 July 2018, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Summary: Workshop with select Councils to progress the development application process through ePlanning tools. Will occur fortnightly from July to end October.
This session has now closed By invitation - Council Working Group
Online P&D Code Tender Briefing When: 24 July 2018, 10.00 – 11.00 am
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide 

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.
Visit TendersSA for further details Technology providers
Design Discussion Paper – Thought leaders Workshop #2 When: 23 July 2018, 1.30 – 4.30 pm
Where: ODASA, 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has now closed By invitation - design professionals
Draft State Planning Policies - Launch When: 19 July
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has now closed By invitation – key state agencies who contributed to drafting the State Planning Policies
Planning Reform Drop-in Session When: 13 July 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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).
This session has now closed Planning professionals, community group representatives
ePlanning Development Application Process Workshop When: 10 July 2018, 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Summary: Workshop with select Councils to progress the development application process through ePlanning tools. Will occur fortnightly from July to end October.
This session has now closed By invitation - Council Working Group

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Friends of the City of Unley - Community Group

When: 26 June 2018
Where: City of Unley

Summary: DPTI Planning Reform Implementation team will present an update on the Planning Reforms

This session has now closed Residents of Unley
Design Discussion paper – Thought  Leaders Workshop #1 When: 25 June 2018, 9.00 am – 2.00 pm
Where: ODASA, 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide

Summary: Commencing the conversation with design professionals on the tools needed in the new planning system that will support good design.
This session has now closed By invitation - design professionals
Accredited Professionals Scheme – Regulations workshop When: 18 - 19 June 2018
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Summary: DPTI and Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) working group met to discuss and test evaluation criteria and relevant conditions for accreditation.
This session has now closed DPTI / PIA working group
Planning Reform Drop-in Session When: 8 June 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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 has now closed Planning professionals
Presentation to Housing Industry Association When: 5 June 2018, 4.00 pm - 6.00 pm

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.
This session has now closed Building professionals
Code Drafting Workshop #2 When: 1 June 2018, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has now closed - watch Code workshop video By invitation - planning professionals

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State Planning Commission Public Workshop #3 When: 24 May 2018, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Where: Office of Design and Architecture, Ground Floor 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has now closed - watch the Commission workshop #3 videos Open to all
State Planning Commission Public Workshop #2 When: 17 May 2018, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Where: Office of Design and Architecture, Ground Floor 28 Leigh Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has now closed - watch the Commission workshop #2 video Open to all
State Planning Commission Public Workshop #1 When: 10 May 2018, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

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.
This session has now closed - watch the Commission workshop #1 videos Open to all
Code Drafting Workshop #1 When: 4 May 2018, 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre, Riverside Room 7 & 8

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.
This session has now closed - watch the Code workshop video By invitation - planning professionals

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Accredited Professionals Workshop #2

When: 11 April 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Summary: A workshop on the Accreditation Scheme for planning practitioners to discuss key aspects of the Accredited Professionals CPD Educational Program.

This event has now closed - watch the Accredited Professionals workshop #2 videos

Planning professionals
Car Parking Summit When: 6 April 2018, 9.00 am - 3.00 pm
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre, Riverside Room 7 & 8

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.
This event has now closed - read the What We Heard Report (PDF, 724 KB) Planning professionals

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Planning Institute of Australia State Conference When: 23 March 2018, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Where: Rydges South Park, South Terrace ADELAIDE

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.
This session is now closed Planning professionals members of PIA

Accredited Professionals Workshop #1

When: 14 March 2018, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm
Where: Kardi Munaintya Meeting Room, Ground Floor, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide

Summary: A workshop on the Accreditation Scheme for planning practitioners to discuss key aspects of the Accredited Professionals Discussion Paper currently on consultation

This event has now closed - watch the Accredited Professionals workshop #1 videos

Planning professionals
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