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    RPS first pick for North Queensland Stadium team

    21 December 2016

    RPS first pick for North Queensland Stadium team

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    RPS has been named as a key member of the multi-disciplinary consultant team that will deliver the much-anticipated North Queensland Stadium project in Townsville.

    RPS helps Wheatbelt win $46 million in aged care accommodation funding

    15 December 2016

    RPS helps Wheatbelt win $46 million in aged care accommodation funding

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    RPS has helped Western Australia's Wheatbelt to secure $46.19 million in state government Royalties for Regions funding for the development of age-appropriate housing for the elderly. 

    RPS research reveals more investment needed in Australian cancer treatment services

    05 December 2016

    RPS research reveals more investment needed in Australian cancer treatment services

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    New research by RPS has revealed that one in every ten cancer sufferers in Australia is struggling to get access to vital radiation treatments, particularly in suburban and regional areas.

    RPS Planner instrumental in Swickers bacon save

    22 November 2016

    RPS Planner instrumental in Swickers bacon save

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    When fire destroyed large areas of the Swickers pork processing facility in Kingaroy, the Queensland Government was quick to seek the assistance of RPS Urban Planning Principal, Craig Harte, would would play an important role in ensuring the company's 120 pork boners were back to work in Ipswich just one week on from the disaster.

    Awards success for RPS clients in Queensland

    07 November 2016

    Awards success for RPS clients in Queensland

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    2016 has been another winning year for RPS clients in Queensland, with several of our client partners receiving industry recognition at the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Mitchell Brandtman Awards for Excellence.

    RPS outlines major changes in new Regional Plan for South East Queensland (SEQRP)

    20 October 2016

    RPS outlines major changes in new Regional Plan for South East Queensland (SEQRP)

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    A 25-year plan for the future growth of South East Queensland includes a modest 2.5% increase in the urban footprint, recognises the ‘missing middle’ of development and calls for a greater focus on future transport needs.

    Funding for rehabilitation service expansion to help vulnerable families in Logan

    18 October 2016

    Funding for rehabilitation service expansion to help vulnerable families in Logan

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    RPS has helped non-profit drug and alcohol service, Lives Lived Well, to secure $986,000 in Round Three of the National Stronger Regions Fund (NSRF) to support an expansion of its Logan House rehabilitation facility at Chambers Flat in South East Queensland.

    More than a village required for Baby Boomers:

    10 October 2016

    More than a village required for Baby Boomers: "Retirement Cities" next big thing

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    Older Queenslanders could soon be spending their golden years in integrated “retirement cities” as an increasing demand for age-appropriate housing sees a shift in the approach to retirement living options.

    WA to benefit from Fed funding with thanks to RPS

    07 October 2016

    WA to benefit from Fed funding with thanks to RPS

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    RPS' Economics team has helped secure $2.3 million in National Stronger Regions Funding for four key infrastructure projects in Western Australia.

    ReGenerate Studio powers new ideas for Brisbane’s favourite creative space

    21 September 2016

    ReGenerate Studio powers new ideas for Brisbane’s favourite creative space

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    RPS is proud to sponsor ReGenerate Studio #2 - the yearly landscape architecture exhibition that sees QUT students infuse the physical and historical landscape of Brisbane Powerhouse with the artistic, cultural and performative rituals of its present and future.

    RPS expertise = winning edge at UDIA Awards in WA

    13 September 2016

    RPS expertise = winning edge at UDIA Awards in WA

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    RPS involvement has proved a winning formula for entrants at this year’s Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Awards for Excellence in Western Australia, with no less than five of our client’s projects taking out top honours.

    Recognition for pioneering excellence at Verrall Park

    08 September 2016

    Recognition for pioneering excellence at Verrall Park

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    Extensive collaboration was a key factor in the success of two major Queensland landscape architecture projects which have been named winners at the 2016 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) – Queensland Awards.

    Accreditation success for RPS: Dial Before You Dig

    07 September 2016

    Accreditation success for RPS: Dial Before You Dig

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    RPS Utility Surveyors in New South Wales have joined an elite group to be certified under the new Dial Before You Dig accreditation program.

    RPS data secures funding boost for Jurien Bay

    02 September 2016

    RPS data secures funding boost for Jurien Bay

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    Economic evaluation by RPS has helped the Western Australian coastal township of Jurien Bay - 220 km north of Perth - to secure $8.7 million of funding through the State Government’s Royalties for Regions initiative.

    Retirement living the key to health, happiness and healthcare savings

    24 August 2016

    Retirement living the key to health, happiness and healthcare savings

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    Retirement communities will play a key role in efforts to reduce government spending on healthcare, while helping older Queenslanders to live happier and healthier for longer.

    RPS open for business in New Zealand

    08 August 2016

    RPS open for business in New Zealand

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    RPS has further expanded its Australia Asia Pacific business by establishing a permanent presence in New Zealand.

    Urgent action needed to house Queensland retirees

    04 July 2016

    Urgent action needed to house Queensland retirees

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    Queensland faces a snowballing shortage in housing for retirees without urgent action from government, property developers and the community.

    SEQ Urban Transport Futures - Time to Look Ahead

    23 June 2016

    SEQ Urban Transport Futures - Time to Look Ahead

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    Our transport systems, like many 20th century systems, are ripe for disruption and change. This is an extended version of the article by Cameron Hoffmann, a principal planner at RPS, which appeared in the June edition of the Queensland Planner.

    RPS completes world-leading taxi industry study

    15 June 2016

    RPS completes world-leading taxi industry study

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    RPS has put the finishing touches on a comprehensive economic review of the Queensland taxi industry, considered to be one of the most far-reaching taxi sector studies ever undertaken.

    Collaboration key in award-winning Queensland projects

    10 June 2016

    Collaboration key in award-winning Queensland projects

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    Extensive collaboration was a key factor in the success of two major Queensland landscape architecture projects which have been named winners at the 2016 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) – Queensland Awards.

    RPS celebrates National Reconciliation Week

    02 June 2016

    RPS celebrates National Reconciliation Week

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    RPS has marked National Reconciliation Week (NRW) in a series of events which gave our team the opportunity to reflect on the importance of the move to cement Aboriginals and Torres Straight Islanders into our nation's constitution.

    RPS helps deliver boost for Busselton tourism

    01 June 2016

    RPS helps deliver boost for Busselton tourism

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    Visitors to Busselton will soon have greater choice in beachfront accommodation and tourism experiences, thanks to $10.5 million in funding announced this week by Premier Colin Barnett and Regional Development Minister Terry Redman through the Royalties for Regions program.

    Terrace homes with a modern twist entice a new wave of QLD buyers

    25 May 2016

    Terrace homes with a modern twist entice a new wave of QLD buyers

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    Urban designers are looking to the past to solve a modern challenge in Queensland’s booming housing markets and the results are opening doors on a new wave of home buyers, according to RPS.

    RPS appointed as environmental consultants for the Scarborough Redevelopment project

    19 May 2016

    RPS appointed as environmental consultants for the Scarborough Redevelopment project

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    The RPS team in Perth is proud to have been appointed to provide environmental consulting services on the state-led redevelopment program at Scarborough, which will be delivered by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) in partnership with the City of Stirling.  

    RPS welcomes Bunbury Waterfront funding announcement

    16 May 2016

    RPS welcomes Bunbury Waterfront funding announcement

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    The economic development of Western Australia’s South West region is set to benefit from the allocation of $24.9 million in last week’s state budget to Transform Bunbury's Waterfront (TBW) Stage 1.

    RPS celebrates 20 years of professional service in Mackay and the Whitsundays

    28 April 2016

    RPS celebrates 20 years of professional service in Mackay and the Whitsundays

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    It is 20 years since RPS first opened its Mackay doors to provide consultancy services on projects that have helped transform the face of the region. 

    Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 million: some good ideas, still with some questions.

    22 April 2016

    Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 million: some good ideas, still with some questions.

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    RPS takes a more in-depth look at the draft Perth and Peel Growth Plan for 3.5 Million (Green Growth Plan) and reveals the challenges associated with delivering an efficient and liveable city while protecting our unique natural environment.

    RPS appointed as surveyors for the Bays Precinct, Australia’s largest urban renewal project

    30 March 2016

    RPS appointed as surveyors for the Bays Precinct, Australia’s largest urban renewal project

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    RPS has recently been appointed by UrbanGrowth NSW to deliver integrated survey and spatial mapping expertise which will assist in the planning of the Bays Precinct Urban Transformation Program.

    20 years of LiDAR and a bright, multispectral future ahead

    22 March 2016

    20 years of LiDAR and a bright, multispectral future ahead

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    Australia's spatial industry has been quietly celebrating a milestone anniversary.

    Point Project Management becomes RPS Project Management

    13 March 2016

    Point Project Management becomes RPS Project Management

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    In September 2014 RPS further expanded its Australia Asia Pacific business and range of services by acquiring Point Project Management. Reflecting this change, and effective from 14 March 2016, Point Project Management will now be known as RPS Project Management.

    RPS’ Economics team author Goldfields Esperance Regional Investment Blueprint

    10 March 2016

    RPS’ Economics team author Goldfields Esperance Regional Investment Blueprint

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    RPS’ Economics team was engaged by the Goldfields Esperance Development Commission and the Department of Regional Development to develop the Regional Investment Blueprint which was unveiled by Regional Development Minister Terry Redman in Kalgoorlie-Boulder yesterday.

    The top five things to take Brisbane from good to great

    01 February 2016

    The top five things to take Brisbane from good to great

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    Brisbane is on the brink of becoming a new world city and it will take only a handful of practical reforms to tip the scales, according to leading Australian consultancy group RPS.

    RPS celebrates Perth’s Elizabeth Quay – The River. The City. Together again.

    29 January 2016

    RPS celebrates Perth’s Elizabeth Quay – The River. The City. Together again.

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    The official opening of the $440 million waterfront development at Elizabeth Quay today is a defining moment in Perth’s progress as a City, and a special moment for every person who has been involved in delivering this iconic project.

    RPS helps secure over $58 million for Margaret River Project

    20 January 2016

    RPS helps secure over $58 million for Margaret River Project

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    RPS Economics team has helped secure $58.26 million in funding to bring the final section of the Margaret River Perimeter Road to completion.

    RPS APASA’s emergency response partnership with SWIRE continues

    15 January 2016

    RPS APASA’s emergency response partnership with SWIRE continues

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    RPS APASA is pleased to announce the continuation of its partnership with Swire Emergency Response Services (SERS) to deliver 24/7 modelling services to support response to marine oil and chemical spills.