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Town planners needed, says report
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THERE is a critical shortage of town planners in cities including Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, according to a new national report.

Released today at the Planning Institute of Australia's (PIA's) conference in Hobart, the six-month inquiry into planning education and employment found many were leaving the profession because of workplace stress.
Inquiry chair Sue Holliday said the shortage had reached critical levels in cities and nearby "seachange communities" where development pressures were highest.

The worst-affected areas were Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Sydney, together with their surrounds.

read more (courtesy news.com.au)

Career/Education 26th February, 2004 08:27:25   [#] 

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Planner shortage
Is this why there are so many planners from Australia and NZ working in the UK - especially London area - where they are plugging a similar gap in the UK supply?
Ian Bertram  12th March, 2004 04:41:01  


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