Corporate Experience


Smithson Planning is a private planning consultancy practice based in Albany, Western Australia, specialising in organisational management, media, town planning & environmental assessment (regional development). Established in April 1994, the SP office was opened in Albany in March 1997, and is managed by Mr Smithson, the principal, who holds a Master of Arts (Urban Studies) from Curtin University.


Client Group


Smithson Planning undertakes a wide variety of planning work for :


v Government (Local, Regional, State, Federal & International)

v Non-government (Community & Industry Associations)

v Private Enterprise (Property Owners & Business Managers).


Professional affiliations


Professional affiliations are held by Smithson Planning and contractors with the following organisations :


v Australian Association of Planning Consultants

v Australian Institute of Urban Studies

v Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand

v Future Directions International

v Local Government Planner's Association

v National Environmental Law Association

v National Trust of Australia (WA) Inc.

v Planning Institute of Australia

v Urban Development Institute of Australia.


SP – or SP in English some would suggest that planning is the sum of all circular constants – that nothing is black & white – and what goes around comes around in the balance of time and natural systems – we hope you have a great day.


The Australian Smithsonian - a research & development group.


Albany CEPEC - a Centre of Excellence for Private Enterprise & Capitalism.

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FROM OVERSEAS                    Smithson Planning

Skype / Fax :  + 61 8 9842 9843


Telephone :    + 61 8 9842 9841

Mobile :          + 61 428 556 444

E-mail :

WITHIN AUSTRALIA                       Neil Smithson

Skype / Fax :   (08) 9842 9843


Telephone :     (08) 9842 9841

Mobile :          0419 556 444

E-mail : 

Last Update : Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:39 hrs Australian WST

King George Sound from Mount Clarence with Anzac memorial in foreground.

Albany CBD and Port share Princess Royal Harbour with King George Sound in background.


Consultants in Organisational Management, Media, Town Planning & Environmental Assessment — National Investment Growth Pathing through Regional Development

Albany, Western Australia