1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2523-11 Urban and Regional Planner

Develops and implements plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land, and advises on economic, environmental and social needs of land areas.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • compiles and analyses data on economic, legal, political, cultural, demographic, sociological, physical and environmental factors affecting land use
  • confers with government authorities, communities, architects, social scientists, lawyers, and planning, development and environmental specialists
  • devises and recommends use and development of land and presents narrative and graphic plans, programs and designs to groups and individuals
  • recommends measures affecting land use, the environment, public utilities, community facilities, housing and transportation
  • advises governments and organisations on urban and regional planning and resource planning
  • may supervise and control the work of associates and technicians

Specialisations:
Land Planner
Traffic and Transport Planner
Town Planner

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