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Our consultancy

Areas of expertise

UTS:IPPG and UTS:CLG work collaboratively with you to create solutions for current and future challenges. Based at the University of Technology Sydney, we work with federal, state, territory and local governments, non-government organisations and industry around Australia and internationally.

Our consultancy services drive innovative and consultative approaches and are responsive to the changing needs of our clients. 

Our areas of expertise

  • Public Policy – a diverse range of policy topics including social policy, housing policy and local and regional development policy.
  • Community Development and Social Impact – participatory democracy, community mobilisation, grassroots governance, co-design of policies and co-production of services, urban renewal and urban regeneration.
  • Local Government – service delivery reviews; strategic planning; community engagement and stakeholder consultation; environmental management; social planning; the nature, role and effectiveness of local government; national and international comparative local government practice; local government in developing countries; and local government and economic development;
  • Intergovernmental Relations, Governance and Partnerships – multi-level governance; metropolitan reforms and metropolitan governance; rescaling the state; public-private partnerships; institutional restructuring; strategic collaboration, cross-border alliances and growth coalitions.
  • Urban Studies, Housing Studies and Urban Planning – new urban trends and challenges arising from contemporary patterns of urbanisation, including the implications for urban theory, urban policy, urban politics, urban marginality and urban political economy.
  • Organisational Ethics and the Public Sector – governance and oversight; ethical theorising; and the public sector and codes of conduct. 


Contact details

Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS:IPPG)/
Centre for Local Government (UTS:CLG)
University of Technology Sydney
PO Box 123
Broadway NSW 2007
Visiting address:
UTS Tower Building, Level 21
15 Broadway
Ultimo NSW 2007
Tel: +61 2 9514 7884
Fax: +61 2 9514 2274