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
The TCPA congratulates Ms Jackie Fristacky AM who was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2018 Honours List for her significant service to local government, and to the community of Melbourne. Jackie is well-known and respected by TCPA members and supporters. Jackie...
At the 2017 AGM, Alan Davies was awarded the Sir James Barrett Memorial Medal for his contribution to public debate around transport and land use planning issues. Marianne Richards was elected President, and Oz Kayak Vice President.
Opinion and Commentary
Access to jobs for people living in the outer suburbs of Melbourne is a perennial topic of discussion. It has been suggested recently that a tax should be levied on residents and businesses in the city centre and the inner ring of suburbs to pay for new transport...
- Meet people with a common interest in planning cities
- Develop an understanding of urbanism
- Develop ideas for sustainable cities
- Participate in public discourse about urban planning
- Help define the public interest in urban planning