About Us

Local Government Planners Association (LGPA) is a professional association comprising local government planners and related consultants, public servants and others, interested in the promotion of sound local planning.

The Association, established in 1981 and incorporated 1984, is affiliated with the Planning Institute of Australia and has actively involved itself in discussion forums, advisory committees and representations to Government on matters of local planning importance.

LGPA strives for a balance of professional development and fellowship between members. It is administered by an executive committee, which is elected every twelve months. The promotion of ethics and refinement of planning and management skills are ongoing challenges. LGPA ensures that you the member are well informed and actively involved.

LGPA is currently enjoying a period of rapid growth with increasing membership each year and sold- out functions. We are proud of our membership and our achievements and we are very excited about the future.