Andrew joined Willowtree Planning as a Senior Associate in September 2015, before becoming a Director in 2016. He’s been involved in town planning for over 10 years, operating in Metropolitan Sydney and regional areas of New South Wales, with involvement in large-scale residential, health, industrial and commercial projects.
Andrew is responsible for the delivery of projects, liaison with authorities and business development and has acted as an expert witness in various Class 1 planning appeals in the Land & Environment Court of NSW.
In 2012, Andrew completed a Master of Property Development at the University of Technology Sydney and was awarded the Australian Property Institute Master Prize.
Industry Specific – Secretary’s Environment Assessment Requirements (SEARs)
Willowtree Planning has been assisting various clients in obtaining Industry-specific Secretary’s Environment Assessment Requirements (SEARs), since the inception of the Rapid Assessment Framework in early October.
Planning to accomodate Australia’s ageing population
Australia’s ageing population continues to increase which has seen greater demand for appropriate, adequate and affordable accommodation in our metropolitan and regional areas for the elderly. In 2017, approximately 3.8 million people (15% of Australia’s population) were aged 65 and over. It is estimated that by 2036, 24% of Australia’s population will be 65 and over.