Collie

 
Established. Successful. Award Winning.
 

about collie

  • Front Office

    Collie is a well established and successful multi-award winning Company that has completed a variety of projects in the areas of:

  • Our projects have dealt with the full range of land uses including retail, office, industrial, residential, institutional, medical, education, and recreational, tourism, and others.

    Collie adds value to projects through tactical advice; lateral thinking; innovative solutions; negotiation skills; contacts; and networks. The Collie team prides itself on a reputation built over many years for high quality, responsive and pro-active service; strategic and tactical thinking; and strict client confidentiality.

    About Collie

  • About Collie

    Clients, authorities and peers have recognised Collie through its having had key inputs on projects that have accumulated over 25 State and National Awards in the last ten years.

    We have built a reputation of professionalism and quality in all that we do. We fight for the clients' cause while having good relations with authorities: based on integrity and detailed knowledge of the issues and requirements.

  • Collie has a strong leadership team of experts in their fields who are supported by other staff to assist in ensuring projects are completed successfully and efficiently.

    We pride ourselves on working closely and collaboratively with our clients: we listen, we advise and we work hard to see projects completed and implemented.

    About Collie

  • About Collie

    Collie is involved continuously in research to keep abreast of the latest issues and to ensure an up-to-date sound understanding of project requirements and the need for robust solutions to problems.

    This is done with a clear understanding of the need for environmental, economic and community sustainability.

  • The Collie commitment is not limited to project work.

    It encompasses the development of industry excellence by encouraging membership of and involvement in relevant professional institutes and peer organisations; promoting professional development events and conferences; participating in mentoring programs; and providing opportunities for work experience and part time students.

    About Collie

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Key People

  • Key People

    Collie has a strong leadership team of experts in their fields who are supported by other staff to assist in ensuring projects are completed successfully and efficiently.

    We pride ourselves on working closely and collaboratively with our clients: we listen, we advise and we work hard to see projects completed and implemented.

    Click above on numbers 2 to 7 to see each key people in detail.

  • MICHAEL COLLIE
    Urban Planner
    Urban Designer

    As the Managing Director of Collie, Michael has overall management, marketing and mentoring responsibilities at the Company level. In addition, he has particular Project Director responsibilities at the client and project levels. Michael has extensive experience in a range of residential, commercial, retail, activity centre and industrial projects; many of which are large and complex.

    Michael Collie

  • Jenny Collie

    JENNY COLLIE
    Landscape Architect
    Urban Designer

    Jennifer is one of the founding Directors of Collie Pty Ltd and is responsible for projects in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Recreation. She has particular skills in strategic thinking, problem identification and solving and good design outcomes.

  • JOHN RONEY
    Urban Planner
    Urban Designer

    John has a particular interest in seeing projects progress from concepts to a physical form that is functional, practicable, economical and well designed. He has worked on a wide range of projects varying in scale from 'new towns' to house extensions in locations throughout the eastern states of Australia. He is a regular contributor to Planning News and appears as an advocate or expert witness at VCAT and Panel Hearings.

    John Roney

  • Fiona Munn

    FIONA MUNN
    Urban Planner
    Urban Designer

    Fiona is an experienced planner and has worked on a wide range of projects varying in scale from the preparation of redevelopment strategies and planning for large residential areas to feasibility reports, planning scheme amendments and planning permit applications. She has developed excellent skills in strategic and development planning, report writing and presentation, research and plan production.

  • Jay Hollerich

    JAY HOLLERICH
    Urban Planner

    Jay has developed excellent skills in strategic and statutory planning, report writing and presentation, research, plan production, development and land use planning. Jay has been involved with a variety of major strategic planning and development projects involving co-ordination of specialists and requiring site analysis, impact assessment, urban design, statutory planning, feasibility assessment, heritage issues, research of environmental issues and various negotiation and consultation techniques.

  • ARAN BARKER
    Urban Planner

    Aran is an experienced planner who worked in New Zealand and the United Kingdom before joining Collie in 2006. He has worked on a variety of large scale redevelopment projects and affordable housing initiatives and has prepared redevelopment frameworks, development plans, planning scheme amendments and planning permit applications. He has excellent skills in strategic and development planning, report writing, research and assessment, consultation and project coordination.

    Aran Barker

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Our Clients

  • Shaking Hands with our Clients

    Collie provides town planning services to a diverse range of clients including home owners, small businesses, private developers, development companies, local authorities, other government organisations and institutions.

    In all cases our services are tailored to meet the specific needs of the client and the particular challenges of the project.

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Awards


  • HIA Awards

    UDIA National Awards for Excellence

    • UDIA (Vic) 2012 Awards for Excellence: Master Planned Development – Highlands
    • UDIA (Vic) 2012 Awards for Excellence: Urban Renewal – Main Drive
    • HIA 2012 Australian Townhouse / Villa Development – Laureate
    • HIA 2011 Victorian Townhouse / Villa Development – Laureate
    • UDIA (Vic) 2011 Awards for Excellence: Commendation for Medium Density Development – Laureate


  • UDIA National Awards for Excellence

    Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards

    • UDIA 2009 National Awards for Excellence: Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing – Tenterfield
    • Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards 2009: Local Government Excellence for municipalities with a population of less than 20,000 – Cowra Land Use Strategy
    • Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards 2009: Runner up Local Government Excellence for Environmental Sustainability – Cowra Land Use Strategy


  • UDIA Victoria Awards for Excellence

    PCA Innovation and Excellence Award

    • UDIA (Vic) 2008 Awards for Excellence: Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing –Tenterfield
    • UDIA (Vic) 2008 Awards for Excellence: Judge’s Award – Walker Development, Kew
    • PCA 2008 Innovation and Excellence: Award for Master-planned Communities – Jacksons Hill



  • UDIA Victoria Awards for Excellence

    Parks and Leisure Australia Award

    • UDIA (Vic) 2007 Awards for Excellence: Award for Environmental Excellence – Aurora
    • UDIA (Vic) 2007 Awards for Excellence: Award for Excellence in Residential Development of more than 250 lots – Tenterfield
    • Parks and Leisure Australia in conjunction with the Playgrounds Association of Victoria 2007 : Award for Playspace Excellence in Design recognising good practice and innovation in playspace design – Village Playground, Tenterfield


  • PIA 2005 Awards for Planning Excellence

    Stormwater Industry Association Awards

    AILA Awards

    • PIA (Vic) 2005 Awards for Planning Excellence: Commendation for Environmental Planning and Conservation – Tenterfield
    • Stormwater Industry Association (Vic) 2005 Awards for Stormwater Excellence: Urban Development Category for water sensitive urban design, wetlands and environmental works – Tenterfield
    • AILA 2005 Awards Victoria: Commendation for Environment in Landscape Architecture in – Tenterfield
    • AILA 2005 Awards Victoria: Peter Todd Prize in Landscape Architecture – Lancaster Gate



  • UDIA National Awards for Excellence

    PIA 2004 Awards for Planning Excellence

    • UDIA (Vic) 2004 Awards for Excellence: Award for Excellence in Master Planned Development – Springthorpe
    • UDIA 2004 National Awards for Excellence: Award for Excellence in Residential Development – Springthorpe
    • UDIA 2004 National Awards for Excellence: Award for Excellence in Environmental Excellence – Springthorpe
    • PIA 2004 Awards for Planning Excellence: Award for Planning Excellence in Urban Design Award – Springthorpe
    • PIA 2004 Awards for Planning Excellence: Certificate of Commendation in Environmental Planning or Conservation – Springthorpe



  • CASE EARTH Awards      AILA 2003 Awards

    Victorian Engineering Excellence Awards

    • CASE EARTH Awards (Vic) 2003: Winner (Category 3) for Environmental Excellence – Victoria Dock Redevelopment Stage 1
    • Victorian Engineering Excellence Awards 2003 Highly Commended for Environment and Sustainability – Victoria Dock Redevelopment Stage 1
    • AILA 2003 Awards Victorian and Tasmanian: Commendation for Environment in Landscape Architecture in Sustainable Practice – Parker Street Group



  • AILA Awards

    • AILA 2001 Awards: Certificate of Commendation in Urban Master Plans – Yarrawonga Urban Design Framework
    • AILA 2001 Awards: Award of Merit in Environment and Ecological Master Planning -Upfield Railway Line Habitat Landscape

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