Mr Phil Heywood

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Personal details


Community Planning, Housing policy, Metropolitan planning, Regional planning


Urban and Regional Planning

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • DipTP (Victoria University of Manchester)
  • BA(Hons) (University of Oxford)

Professional memberships and associations

Fellow and Past President

  • Queensland Division, Planning Institute of Australia


  • Queensland Department of Local Government & Planning Regional Planning Advisory Group

  • South East Queensland Regional Plan Professional and Academic Advisory Group, Queensland Office of Urban Management, 2004-

  • Steering Committee, Joint LGAQ-Queensland Government Integration of Social Issues in Integrated Planning Act Project, 1998-2000

  • Brisbane City Air Quality Advisory Panel, 1995-6

  • External Reference Group, Brisbane City Council New Town Plan 1994-5

  • Steering Group, Brisbane City Council Brisbane 2011 Strategy Plan 1994-5

  • Steering Group, Brisbane Southbank Youth Project, 1994-5

  • Reference Group Environmental Impact Statement Department of Housing and Local Government, 1992

  • Advisory Group South East Queensland Passenger Transport Study, 1990-1991.

  • Steering Committee Brisbane City Council Inner Suburban Action, 1990-91.

  • Advisory Committee Brisbane Traffic Study 1987-9

  • Facilitator, Redcliffe Community Summit Process, 1990-91.

  • President, Royal Australian Planning Institute, Queensland Division, and Member, Federal Council, 1986-8

  • External Examiner, Department of Town & Country Planning, Institute Teknoloji Mara, Shah Alam, Malaysia, 1986-1988.


Teaching areas
Associate Professor Heywood coordinates and teaches the following Urban and Regional Planning courses and units at the Queensland University of Technology:

  • Urban and Regional Planning Practice (projects on urban, regional, and community planning carried out in conjunction with state and local governments and communities)

  • Community Planning

  • Planning Processes

  • Regional and Metropolitan and Policy

  • Comparative Planning Theory

  • Planning and Environmental Ethics

  • Coordinator Community Practice Unit, QUT, 2003- oversight of joint work between local and state governments and communities and university staff and students throughout Queensland and in East Timor and Thailand.

Associate Professor Heywood is also involved in the supervision of Doctoral and Masters theses and graduate individual projects.


Selected publications

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