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Land Rights Act: LALC and Sydney University Planning Partnership

  • Redfern Community Centre 29 - 53 Hugo Street Redfern, NSW, 2016 Australia (map)

Event partners NSW branch of the Planning Institute of Australia

Through the NSW Land Rights Act Local Aboriginal Land Councils own large tracts of land in Sydney and throughout NSW. How can land use investigation and analysis inform Local Aboriginal Land Council's decision making to suit the needs of their community?


Speakers: CEO Nathan Moran, Metropolitan LALC, Cory Paulson CEO Broken Hill LALC, Tanya Koeneman, Department of Planning and Environment, Jenny Rudolph, NSW PIA (Elton Consulting) Dr Adrianne Keane, The University of Sydney.


Refreshments served at 6pm. Event commences at 6:30pm

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Tanya Koeneman

La Perouse Koori community member, Jerrinjah and Wonnarua descendant. Tanya Koeneman is from the Sydney Aboriginal community of La Perouse, with family connections extending down the south coast of New South Wales and up into the Hunter Valley. Tanya has worked primarily in cultural heritage and strategic land use planning during the last 20 years of her career.

Tanya currently manages a program that develops planning tools, strategies and pathways that facilitate the rezoning, subdivision and infrastructure upgrades to Aboriginal communities across New South Wales and enables them to leverage greater economic, community and cultural use of Aboriginal land. During her career, Tanya’s work in Aboriginal heritage includes regulation, protection, conservation and management and has resulted in the State Heritage Listing of many Aboriginal places of cultural significance across NSW.


Jenny Rudolph

Jenny Rudolph is a Director, and partner, of Elton Consulting and leads the growing urban and regional planning practice, particularly in Sydney, Canberra and Darwin. Jenny is a town planner with over 26 years of experience and has worked in both the public/government and private sectors. Jenny has extensive experience in strategic and statutory planning, project management, community and stakeholder consultation. Jenny’s previous experiences include being the Assistant Regional Manager in the NSW Department of Planning, worked as a Senior Development Manager at Landcom planning and managing the Rouse Hill Regional Centre and Town Centre project. Jenny served as the state manager and national planning manager at MacroPlan. Prior to joining Elton, Jenny also ran and managed her own private consultancy business. Jenny is currently the PIA NSW President.


Dr Adrienne Keane

Adrienne Keane is a lecturer, researcher and urban planner. Her primary research interest is in the area of statutory land use planning particularly the consequences of policies in nature conservation. Adrienne is a graduate of the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning having completed a Master in Urban and Regional Planning and a PhD. Current research falls under the umbrella of protecting natural values in cities.