Urban Strategies has provided services to a range of Local Councils and Statutory Authorities throughout the eastern seaboard of Australia. Services include assessing development applications on behalf of Councils, ‘road testing’ planning schemes, undertaking research and preparing studies. Services have been provided to the following councils Brisbane City, Livingstone Shire, Whitsunday Shire, Caboolture Shire, Noosa Shire, Fitzroy Shire, Central Highlands Shire, Byron Shire and Tweed Shire. In addition Urban Strategies has undertaken work for the Brisbane South Bank Corporation, Melbourne Southbank Development Authority and Northern Territory Department of Lands, Planning and Environment.
John Panaretos is an Experienced Referee appointed by the Minister for Housing and Public Works, to the Building and Development Dispute Resolution Committees and is regularly appointed as Chair of the Committee to hear appeals.