Mrs Linda Bradby
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
With a career spanning 28 years in Queensland urban and regional planning, Linda brings industry
experience to the School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment in strategic, statutory and environmental planning.
Linda has experience in plan making and development assessment including: local government planning schemes; infrastructure strategies; master planning for urban growth areas and employment centres; regional planning, marine park planning biodiversity strategies and coastal planning.
Achievements of note include the first Moreton Bay Regional Council planning scheme, Far North Queensland Regional Plan, Great Sandy Marine Park Plan, South East Queensland Coastal Plan and South East Queensland Conservation Strategy.
- Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (Queensland University of Technology)
Professional memberships and associations
2011-2015 Manager, Strategic Planning (Land Use and Infrastructure) at Moreton Bay Regional Council. Moreton Bay is the third largest local government in Australia located within the South East Queensland Metropolitan Area and is experiencing considerable growth. As the Strategic Planning portfolio manager, Linda led the development and implementation of land use and infrastructure strategies across the Moreton Bay region. The development of the first planning scheme and regional infrastructure strategy for the amalgamated council.
Integration of land use and infrastructure planning was a key success. The draft planning scheme and priority infrastructure plan significantly influenced Councils capital works program and 10-year financial plan. Linda developed and delivered the regional infrastructure strategy which identifies priorities across networks.
2009 – 2011 Development Planning Manager, Ipswich City Council, responsible for promoting and facilitating sensitive, integrated, progressive and sustainable development within the City. Linda delivered a change management program achieving significant business improvements in the development assessment portfolio and facilitated a large number of major developments proposals.
2006 – 2009 Director, Regional Planning in the Department of Infrastructure and Planning. Linda established the Accelerated Regional Planning program for regional and rural Queensland delivering the Far North Queensland Statutory Regional Plan, and three Western Queensland Statutory Regional plans, Alternative patterns of development for Wide Bay Burnett and Mackay-Whitsunday regions.
1999-2006 As a member of the leadership team in the Environmental Protection Agency Linda led Cultural Heritage, Biodiversity, Coastal Planning and Environmental Management across southern Queensland , and the Environmental Protection Agency’s regional planning program of Coastal management, Marine parks and Conservation planning. Linda delivered the SEQ Coastal Management and Protection Plan, the Great Sandy Marine Park Plan and the SEQ Nature Conservation Strategy.