RedRoad Consulting


About Us…

RedRoad Consulting is an award-winning urban research, policy and planning consultancy based in Melbourne, Australia.

We offer creative co-designed processes to government, not-for profit, education/training and community clients.

>20 years

of experience


satisfied clients


people engaged


awards received


Our Focus…

Our urban planning consultancy understands your requirements for innovative services in:.


We are specialist urban and social researchers who offer applied, qualitative, quantitative and ethnographic research and analysis.


We have an extensive policy portfolio that includes plans, strategies and frameworks across several disciplines.


We are trained and accredited urban planners who specialise in strategic spatial and social/community planning processes.


We are passionate community developers and offer expert engagement facilitation, peer-to-peer training and capacity building.


Our Team…

We bring specialist skills and qualifications to your project.
Andrea Cook, PhD RPIA

Founder & Director

RedRoad Facilitators

Support staff for your project


project examples…

A sample of our recent consulting work (research, policy, planning and community focused). Please contact us to receive a full project list.

Dogs in Open Space
City of Melbourne

Online and face-to-face engagements with over 1300 people regarding the provision of dog open space across the municipality, focusing on prioritising options for new spaces and how such spaces should operate.

Narrating Neighbourhood

Peer-to-peer storytelling research in the contested neighbourhood of Victoria Street, N. Richmond, funded by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute and involving City of Yarra, Neighbourhood Justice Centre and Yarra Drug & Health Forum.

Prahran Estates Masterplan

Deliberative engagement across several public housing communities in Prahran. Drop in and workshop sessions sought tenant and wider community feedback on draft Masterplans for estate renewal prior to Ministerial approval.

Community Planning Training

Provided two in-depth community planning training sessions for members of the North Richmond Precinct Revitalisation Committee and working groups.

Embedded Policy Expertise
City of Whittlesea

Provided embedded social planning and policy expertise to Council’s [Integrated] Community Infrastructure, Affordable Housing and Gambling policy portfolios.

Adventure Playgrounds
City of Port Phillip

Led an extensive child-focused engagement and co-design process to inform the upgrades to St Kilda and Skinners Adventure Playgrounds.


Get in touch…

We’d love to discuss your project with you further.

email: | phone: +61 409 803 063


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