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Centrum Town Planning is a consulting firm specialising in urban and rural planning.

The firm is based in Bendigo and has a focus on planning in rural and regional areas of Victoria.

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Strategic Planning

Centrum Town Planning provides high quality strategic planning advice to a range of clients, including local government, developers and landowners.

We have experience in all aspects of strategic planning, from creating a vision for a site or precinct to incorporating a policy or plan in a planning scheme.

We use our detailed knowledge of strategic planning issues in rural and regional areas to assist clients in achieving their planning objectives.

We can assist your organisation with:

  • scoping studies
  • site selection processes
  • the development of planning strategies, including:
    • structure plans
    • settlement plans
    • land use strategies
    • urban design frameworks
  • mapping and spatial analysis
  • policy reviews and policy development
  • preparation and management of planning scheme amendments
  • representation at panel hearings.

We partner with other consultants to meet the particular needs of our clients for strategic planning projects. Partners include specialists in urban design, landscape architecture, flora and fauna, civil and traffic engineering and social and recreation planning.

Recent strategic planning projects include:


  • Strathfieldsaye Township Plan (for the City of Greater Bendigo)
  • Echuca South East Industrial and Commercial Growth Corridor Land Strategy (for Campaspe Shire)
  • Maldon Economic Futures Project Stage 2 (for Mount Alexander Shire)
  • Garsed Street Precinct Position Paper (for City of Greater Bendigo)
  • Eaglehawk Structure Plan Technical Papers (for the City of Greater Bendigo)
  • Review of Restructure Overlays in the Mount Alexander Planning Scheme (for Mount Alexander Shire, 2007)
  • Review of the Mount Alexander Planning Scheme (for Mount Alexander Shire, 2010)
  • Preparation and management of various planning scheme amendments for the City of Greater Bendigo, Central Goldfields Shire and Mount Alexander Shire.
  • Redevelopment of the Heathcote IGA supermarket (for the landowner)