About Us

The Victorian Planning and Environmental Law Association (VPELA) is a non political multi-disciplinary professional association, concerned with the planning, legal and environment fields. The Association draws its membership from professions involved in the planning and environment  fields.


Hard Decisions – Strong Leadership
1 & 2 September

Silverwater Resort, San Remo

This years State Planning Conference promises a diverse and exciting program that will energise and inform you.  We have a great line-up of speakers which includes: Julian Burnside AO QC, Human Rights Barrister, Stan Grant, Media Personality & Social Commentator, Jane Jose, CEO, Sydney Community Foundation, Mary Massina, Chair, Tasmanian Planning Reform Taskforce, Gavin Smith, CEO Bosch Australia, Stephen Yarwood, Urban Futurist and Richard Wynne, Minister for Planning. We also have two expert panels and practical breakout sessions which will inform you, as well as great networking opportunities including a Viking themed gala dinner.

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Thanks to all our sponsors

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