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Join our Asia-Pacific network shaping the future of place
  • Local, State and Federal governments involved in place making and urban renewal
  • Property developers and housing organisations building sustainable communities
  • Professional service businesses advocating and influencing place 
  • Universities educating in urban design, urban planning, liveability and placemaking
Become a Member
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Government organisation (Local, State or Federal)   

Private consulting > $2 million p.a. turnover              
Housing organisation (20% discount)                        

Private consulting <$2 million p.a. turnover               

Academic or cultural organisation                             


$ 4,950

$ 4,950
$ 3,960

$ 2,750

$ 2,750

$    975

Canberra Brickworks Precinct
Main Brickyard

* All fees are in AUD and exclude GST

Please complete the Membership Application Form

Place Leaders is currently accepting Half Year Memberships to 30 June 2024

Any questions, please email

Membership Prices


As a Place Leaders member, you’ll be at the forefront of place thinking with exclusive access to:

1. Networking and Events
2. Knowledge Base
3. Awards program
4. Education
5. Marketing, Communication and Sponsorship
6. Hosting opportunities
7. Working Groups and Communities of Practice

1. Networking and Events

  • Through our networking opportunities, members can participate in discussions with key leaders in place making, from both the government and the private sector

  • Access to all working group events, discussion groups and round tables

  • Each State and Territory has an annual Chapter Place Leaders event (working lunch, networking dinner, site tour). 

  • Be an expert speaker at Place Leaders events

  • Access to our partnerships, global connections and national connectivity

2. Knowledge Base

  • Participation in the development of thought leadership papers, articles and submissions

  • Full access to documents, research papers, case studies, publications, membership survey results and benchmarks resulting from Place Leaders initiatives

3. Award Program

  • ONE complimentary Awards Submission (to the value of $590)

  • THREE complimentary tickets to attend the Awards Presentation evening (to the value of $300, $100 per ticket)

  • Submit a Nomination for the 2023 Place Leaders Awards - now OPEN until 6.00pm 31 January 2023

4. Education

  • 10% discounts per Micro-Credential enrolment with the University of Notre Dame Micro-Credential program - Australia’s only post graduate short course series in Place Leadership. We have received very positive reviews from 2022 and 2023 participants – a fantastic high-quality masters-level professional development course. The Micro-Credentials have been designed to be affordable and very easy for staff to commit to – run over a 3-week period, 30 hours' time commitment with 6 contact hours. Place Leaders members is $1,026 per module, a saving of $126 compared to non-members. 

5. Marketing, Communication and Sponsorship

  • Profile in Place Leaders member directory and on Place Leaders website

  • Access to use of Place Leaders member logo

  • Event sponsorship opportunities (conference, member evenings, chapter events, etc.) at extra cost

6. Hosting Opportunities

  • Host a Place Leaders event (working lunch, networking dinner, site tour), aligned with a key milestone/festival/conference where you can showcase the work you are leading.

​7. Working Groups and Communities of Practice

  • Nominate to join our working groups and communities of practice that meet on hot topics of interest to members. Working Groups and communities of practice offer members the opportunity to showcase and share your organisations’ expertise and values and to report on initiatives and occasional thought leadership papers.

  • Nominate to join the Place Leaders Board

Membership Benefits
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