Online Training: Precinct Planning and Development Q2 2022

Precinct Planning and Development

Thursday | 14 & 21 July 2022 | 10:00am – 2:30pm AEST | Online

Training Overview

Building Innovation Capitals to Develop Scalable Solutions

The Precinct Planning and Development training course has been designed for public sector professionals working in regional development and activation, strategy, planning and futures.


This training course has been designed to help participants identify problems and potential within their communities, and strategise, plan and invest in innovation precincts to develop scalable solutions.

Learning  Outcomes

Employ a place-based approach
develop precincts in consideration of socioeconomic and environmental needs



Engage a range of stakeholders – create opportunities for cross-industry and cross-sector collaboration



Tackle wicked problems
address issues such as urban cooling, road safety and social cohesion

Plan for future communities
for strategic infrastructure
investments and improve livability

Meet Your Facilitator

Peter Colacino
Chief of Policy & Research,
Infrastructure Australia

Peter Colacino is one of the leading voices in Australian infrastructure. He is responsible for driving Infrastructure Australia’s transformative policy and research agenda across sustainability, resilience, place-making, industry productivity and infrastructure planning.

An accomplished leader with experience in strategy, policy and corporate affairs. Peter has held senior roles across politics, industry and government, including within some the world’s largest infrastructure operators – Keolis Downer and Transurban.

As Chief of Policy & Research at Infrastructure Australia, Peter led delivery of the landmark 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan, 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit and the inaugural Market Capacity Program. Prior to that he was Executive General Manager of Growth and Partnerships at the NRMA.

Key Sessions

Day 1Day 2

Module One – An Introduction to Precinct Planning and Place-Making

Topic Scope, Terminology and Principles

Landscape, Influences and Stakeholders

Breakout Activity: Identify key frameworks, policies and tools shaping best-practice in your jurisdiction

Module Two – Best Practice and Case Studies

International Best Practice in Precinct Planning and Development

Local Best Practice in Precinct Planning and Development

Breakout Activity: Compare and contrast international and local case studies and identify transferable elements for your specific context

Module Three – Application and Evaluation

Group Project: Delivering Value for the Community

Group Project: Develop a Business Case and Roadmap

Project Presentation: Pitch, Share, Evaluation & Feedback

Gain Implementable Strategies

Gain a foundational knowledge of precinct planning and development

Develop a roadmap for precinct development

Explore best-practice in action with local and international case studies

Walk away with a course content pack

Your Registration

Early Bird Price

ends COB 15 June
2022

$795

per person + GST

Final Price

ends COB 13 July
2022

$995

per person + GST