The Town and Country Planning Association

Established in Victoria in 1914, the Town and Country Planning Association is a politically independent not-for-profit association incorporated in Victoria. TCPA advocates integrated planning of land use and transport for ecological sustainability and a healthy living environment.

 Our activities include:

  • writing submissions to government on urban planning matters
  • alerting members to events such as public forums and lectures related to urban planning
  • alerting members to news items related to urban planning
  • writing commentary and opinion articles
  • writing policies such as the Charter for Planning


Latest News

2015 AGM

The 2015 TCPA Annual General Meeting was held 4 pm – 6 pm, 30 October 2015, the day of the 101st anniversary of the Association. Over the last 12 months, the TCPA has launched its new website and the Association was a proud sponsor of the Melbourne Conference of...

Evan Walker

Evan Walker, architect and planning minister in the Cain Labor government of Victoria, died on 16th February 2015, aged 79. During his term as planning minister (1982-85), Evan Walker was largely responsible for the transformation of the area now known as Southbank...

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  • Participate in public discourse about urban planning
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