Urban and regional planners provide advice and develop policies related to urban and regional development. They conduct analysis and planning activities considering the economic, environmental and social impact of land development. They also provide guidance to governments and organisations relating to land use and future development.
Work is usually based in local or state and territory government offices. Site visits and travel may be required.
Suitable for people with an interest in geography, community and government. The ability to think critically, analyse systems and listen actively are important.