WHO WE ARE

Acro Town Planning was established as a specialist town planning firm in 2010. With over 15 years of planning experience in all levels of government and private consultancy sector, this extensive experience has allowed Acro Town Planning to provide expert assistance in:

  • Statutory Planning, and
  • Strategic Planning and Urban Design.

Shabana Hanif-Saheed is the Director of Acro Town Planning. Shabana’s experience includes working for various local councils and private consultancies in Auckland, Sydney and Brisbane. In Brisbane, she has gained over ten years of solid experience working for Brisbane City Council, Logan City Council and some of the city’s leading private consultancy firms. Shabana has worked as a senior planner, an in-house consultant¬† (independent contractor) and has practical experience in development assessment, preparation and project management of development applications and preliminary work for planning appeals to the Land and Environment Court. Shabana has assessed and prepared reports and applications for a wide range of planning uses which include: low an medium-density unit development, small lot and character housing, sporting and recreational facilities, community facilities, hillside steep block development, commercial, retail, and industrial development, residential and industrial subdivisions as well as masterplanned residential communities.

    At Acro Town Planning, we pride ourselves on bringing in a fresh perspective to all our projects. Many are complex projects demanding both strategic and practically sustainable outcomes. To achieve this, our approach is constructive and inclusive. We are committed to collaboration and open communication in order to deliver and exceed client expectations.

    Acro Town Planning adheres to the Planning Institute of Australia Code of Conduct. Our professional approach is further enhanced by being an active corporate member of this institute.