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why partner with us

PlanCom Consulting recognises the environmental and community sensitivities involved in infrastructure, land development and community planning projects and the need for collaborative effort to achieve success. 
Our objective is to provide quality and tailored consulting services to contribute to client wealth.
We achieve this through providing:
  • Client and project focus
  • Flexibility
  • Team integration
  • Experience
  • Knowledge
  • Dedicated experienced practitioners
  • Contacts in government and technical disciplines
The directors have considerable experience in their respective professional fields

Julian Ardas
Julian has over 20 years experience in urban and regional planning, where he has led or conducted environmental impact assessments, planning investigations, approvals management, independent reviews and due diligence studies. Julian has had extensive involvement and experience in property optimisation and transport and infrastructure studies. His strong environmental and planning credentials enables Julian to steer clients’ projects efficiently and effectively through the complex planning and environmental approval processes.   Julian has worked in international consulting firms for over 17 years and has managed teams of environmental, land use planning and spatial scientists.  Prior to that he spent three years working for NSW local government. Contact:

Margaret Harvie
Margaret has had a professional career in community development, consultation and social impact assessment throughout Australia and overseas for over 20 years.  As a member of the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) and member of the International Board for four years she is a leader in Community Engagement.  Her experience in managing highly controversial projects means that she is recognised as one of the leaders in the development and implementation of community engagement strategies. She most recently was a member of the Alliance Management Team for the very successful long running Sydney Water Priority Sewerage Program Alliance. Prior to that she managed teams of community engagement professionals for large consultancy companies in Sydney and Brisbane. Contact:



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