Ptonline is an
experienced member of technical teams, both as a professional planner
and with her experience as a Board Director on two government-owned
corporations from 2000 to 2007.
She has been a Committee member for a number of statutory processes
including Deputy Chair of the Coastal Protection Advisory Council
and member for the Minister's Water Planning Referral Panel. She
has a wide range of experience as a team member in steering committees
and project management consortia. She has contributed technical
and project direction to:
Urban Master Plans for West End, Rochedale and Oxley Creek
Infrastructure Plans, business cases and feasiblity processes.
Over 35 environmental plans for vegetation, catchment and river
A number of annual Environmental Reports (Noosa, Caloundra
Councils + SEQ Water Corporation).
Environmental management systems to ISO 14001 standard.
A number of environmental, social and urban policy and strategies.
Facilitating strategic direction-setting
Caloundra City Council LGMS
"The Councillors and executive team of Caloundra City built
their draft Local Growth Management Strategy 2026 using a workshop
process. Mary conducted the seven workshops working from options
to issues and then to preferred future growth scenarios. Preparatory
work by staff to reduce complexity and to focus people's attention
on the key questions was a critical success factor."
Tony O'Keeffe, LGMS, Caloundra City Council.
CSIRO Energy Technology Division
"A national level forum comprising electricity generators,
coal and renewable energy producers, unions, social services and
environment groups used workshops to define and agree on their group's
overall conclusions about Australia's energy future. The result
was the Energy Futures Forum's final report 'The Heat is On',"
Paul Graham, Energy Technology Division,
Steering Committee member Integrated Water Management
Project, Rochedale Urban Master Plan, Brisbane City Council.
Communication leader and Steering Committee member for Brisbane
City Council's icon project, Rehabilitating Oxley Creek.
Fitzroy Catchment Water Quality Report Card and Catchment
Award Winning Project in the National Planning Institute
of Australia award winning Natural Heritage Project.
Social Impact Assessment - Living Murray Project
Team member in Hassalls consultancy project for the Murray Darling
Basin Commission to scope the social impacts of the restoration
of flows for environmental rehabilitation of the Murray. Conduct
of over 40 interviews with industry, community and local government
Deputy Chair, State Coastal Protection Advisory Council
The Council advised on the preparation of the inaugural
State Coastal Plan and its first three Regional Coastal Plans for
the Queensland coast.