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Learn about our new planning system


Whether you are a practitioner or community member, you can find out more about our new planning system via our learning library.

Start by searching for a topic and see what resources are available. If you would like to see other topics covered in our learning library, please contact us at DPTI.PlanningReform@sa.gov.au.

NOTE: Community members are welcome to view resources intended for practitioners, however these resources are more technical in nature.

Planning tool Resource type Resource description and link Intended audience Release date
Accredited Professionals Scheme Fact Sheet Accredited Professionals Scheme - How will the Accredited Professionals Scheme Affect Me as a Building Professional? - Fact Sheet (PDF, 912 KB) Practitioner 2018-08 (August 18)
Accredited Professionals Scheme Fact Sheet Accredited Professionals Scheme - How will the Accredited Professionals Scheme Affect Me as a Council Employee? - Fact Sheet (PDF, 996 KB) Practitioner 2018-08 (August 18)
Accredited Professionals Scheme Fact Sheet Accredited Professionals Scheme - How will the Accredited Professionals Scheme Affect Me as a Private Sector Planner or Allied Professional? - Fact Sheet (PDF, 996 KB) Practitioner 2018-08 (August 18)
Accredited Professionals Scheme Fact Sheet Accredited Professionals Scheme - How we are Developing the Accredited Professionals Scheme - Infographic (PDF, 104 KB) Practitioner                2018-08 (August 18)
Accredited Professionals Scheme FAQ Accredited Professionals Scheme - FAQ (PDF, 210 KB) Practitioner 2018-10 (October 18)
Accredited Professionals Scheme Publication Accredited Professionals Scheme - Draft (PDF, 916 KB) Practitioner 2018-08 (August 18) 
Accredited Professionals Scheme Publication Accredited Professionals Scheme - Discussion Paper - What We Have Heard Report (PDF, 749 KB) Practitioner         2018-06 (June 18)
Accredited Professionals Scheme Publication Accredited Professionals Scheme - Discussion Paper (PDF, 2167 KB) Practitioner 2018-02 (February 18)
Assessment Pathways Publication Assessment Pathways - Our New Assessment System - Discussion Paper (PDF, 867 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Assessment Pathways Publication Assessment Pathways - How Will They Work? - Discussion Paper (PDF, 2216 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Assessment Pathways FAQ Assessment Pathways - FAQ (PDF, 177 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Assessment Pathways Video Assessment Pathways explained Everybody 2018-06 (June 18)
Accredited Professionals Scheme Video Accredited Professionals Scheme explained Everybody 2018-06 (June 18)
Assessment Pathways Guide Assessment Pathways - Assessment Panel Members - Code of Conduct (PDF, 184 KB) Practitioner 2017-09 (September 17)
Assessment Pathways FAQ Assessment Pathways - Assessment Managers and Assessment Panels - FAQ (PDF, 138 KB) Everybody 2017-08 (August 17)
Assessment Pathways Fact Sheet Assessment Pathways - Assessment Panels - What do Councils need to do? - Fact Sheet (PDF, 254 KB) Practitioner         2017-08 (August 17)
Assessment Pathways Fact Sheet Assessment Pathways - Impact-assessed development - Flow Chart (PDF, 79 KB) Practitioner         2016-11 (November 16)
Assessment Pathways Fact Sheet Assessment Pathways - Relevant Authorities - Flow Chart (PDF, 79 KB) Practitioner         2016-11 (November 16)
Assessment Pathways Fact Sheet Assessment Pathways - Exempt and Accepted Development - Flow Chart (PDF, 78 KB) Practitioner         2016-11 (November 16)
Assessment Pathways Fact Sheet Assessment Pathways - Code-assessed development - Flow Chart (PDF, 78 KB) Practitioner         2016-11 (November 16)
Assessment Pathways Fact Sheet Assessment Pathways - Flow Chart (PDF, 67 KB) Practitioner 2016-11 (November 16)
Building Reform Fact Sheet Building Reform - Fact Sheet (PDF, 440 KB) Everybody 2018-07 (July 18)
Building Reform Publication Building Reform - Shergold and Weir - National Review into Compliance and Enforcement - Report Practitioner 2018-02 (February 18)
Community Engagement Charter Publication Community Engagement Charter - Version 1 (April 2018) (PDF, 1109 KB) Everybody 2018-04 (April 18)
Community Engagement Charter Publication Community Engagement Charter - Planning Together Panel Report (PDF, 428 KB) Everybody 2017-08 (August 18)
Community Engagement Charter Publication Community Engagement Charter - Consultation Phase 1 Outcomes (PDF, 198 KB) Everybody 2017-11 (November 17)
Community Engagement Charter Publication Community Engagement Charter - Evaluation Framework (PDF, 3165 KB) Practitioner         2018-10 (October 18)
Community Engagement Charter Publication Community Engagement Charter - Developing the Community Engagement Charter (PDF, 2457 KB) Practitioner         2017-09 (September 17)
Community Engagement Charter Video Community Engagement Charter Everybody 2018-06 (June 18)
Community Engagement Charter Fact Sheet Community Engagement Charter - More opportunities for people to shape planning rules in their community - Fact Sheet (PDF, 247 KB) Everybody 2018-04 (April 18)
Community Engagement Charter Guide Guide to the Community Engagement Charter - April 2018 (PDF, 2965 KB) Practitioner 2018-04 (April 18)
Community Engagement Charter Guide Charter Toolkit Practitioner 2018-04 (April 18)
Environment and Food Production Areas FAQ Environment and Food Production Area - FAQ (PDF, 848 KB) Practitioner 2017-04 (April 17)
Environment and Food Production Areas Video Environment and Food Production Areas Community 2018-06 (June 18)
Environment and Food Production Areas Legislation Practice Direction - 1 - Environment and Food Production Areas - Greater Adelaide 2017 - Version 1 (21 November 2017) (PDF, 43 KB) Practitioner 2017-11 (November 17)
Environment and Food Production Areas Fact Sheet Environment and Food Production Areas - Flow Chart (PDF, 68 KB) Practitioner 2016-11 (November 16)
ePlanning Fact Sheet ePlanning - Our New ePlanning Solution - Fact Sheet (PDF, 483 KB) Everybody 2017-05 (May 17)
ePlanning Fact Sheet ePlanning - SA's planning system will soon be online - Fact Sheet (PDF, 395 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
ePlanning FAQ ePlanning - FAQ (PDF, 205 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Infrastructure Schemes Publication Infrastructure Schemes - Pilot Program Outcomes - Report (PDF, 2414 KB) Everybody 2019-01 (January 19)
Infrastructure Schemes Guide Infrastructure Schemes - Initiating and Establishing an Infrastructure Scheme - Toolkit for Pracitioners (PDF, 3654 KB) Practitioner 2018-12 (December 18)
Infrastructure Schemes Template/Form Infrastructure Schemes - Proposal - Template (PDF, 164 KB) Practitioner 2019-01 (January 19)
Infrastructure Schemes Template/Form Infrastructure Schemes - General Scheme Outline - Template (PDF, 117 KB) Practitioner 2019-01 (January 19)
Infrastructure Schemes Template/Form Infrastructure Schemes - Basic Scheme Outline - Template (PDF, 103 KB) Practitioner 2019-01 (January 19)
Planning and Design Code Video Planning and Design Code explained Everybody 2018-09 (September 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Integrated Movement Systems - Discussion Paper (PDF, 1752 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Integrated Movement Systems - Summary of Discussion Paper (PDF, 500 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Integrated Movement Systems - Background Paper (PDF, 4187 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Natural Resources and Environment - Discussion Paper (PDF, 1505 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Natural Resources and Environment Policy - Summary of Discussion Paper (PDF, 269 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Natural Resources and Environment - Background Paper (PDF, 5846 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Productive Economy - Discussion Paper (PDF, 13253 KB) Everybody 2018-11 (November 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Productive Economy - Background Paper (PDF, 3968 KB) Everybody 2018-11 (November 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Productive Economy - Summary of Discussion Paper (PDF, 5639 KB) Everybody 2018-11 (November 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - How Will It Work? - Discussion Paper (PDF, 1445 KB) Practitioner 2018-11 (November 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Planning for a New Retirement Future Symposium - What We Have Heard Report (PDF, 653 KB) Everybody 2018-11 (November 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Metropolitan Car Parking Review - What We Have Heard Report (PDF, 724 KB) Practitioner 2018-06 (June 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Future Land Use Definitions and Classes - Discussion Paper (PDF, 312 KB) Practitioner 2018-03 (March 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - How Will It Work? - Summary of Discussion Paper (PDF, 555 KB) Practitioner 2018-06 (June 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - The Advertiser - Cracking the Code - Article (PDF, 177 KB) Everybody 2018-04 (April 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Future Land Use Definitions and Classes - What We Have Heard Report (PDF, 2099 KB) Practitioner 2018-08 (August 18)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Planning for a New Retirement Future Symposium - Discussion Notes (PDF, 259 KB) Practitioner 2018-11 (November 11)
Planning and Design Code Publication Planning and Design Code - Blueprint for South Australia - Introductory Paper (PDF, 6588 KB) Everybody 2018-03 (March 18)
Planning and Design Code Video People and Neighbourhoods Discussion Paper - State Planning Commission Workshop Practitioner 2018-06 (June 18)
Planning and Design Code Video Planning and Design Code - Developing the Planning and Design Code Practitioner 2018-06 (June 18)
Planning and Design Code Video Productive Economy Policy Discussion Paper - State Planning Commission Workshop Practitioner 2018-06 (June 18)
Planning and Design CodeVideoProductive Economy Policy Discussion Paper - explainedEverybody2019-01 (January 19)
Planning and Design Code Video Integrated Movement Systems Discussion Paper and Natural Resources and Environment Discussion Paper - State Planning Commission Workshop Practitioner 2018-06 (June 18)
Planning and Design Code Fact Sheet Planning and Design Code - Blueprint for South Australia - Summary of Introductory Paper (PDF, 2742 KB) Everybody 2018-03 (March 18)
Planning Reforms Publication Report - Expert Panel - What We Have Heard (PDF, 3310 KB) Everybody 2013-12 (December 13)
Planning Reforms Publication Report - Expert Panel - Our Ideas for Reform (PDF, 5360 KB) Everybody 2014-08 (August 14)
Planning Reforms Publication Report - Expert Panel - The Planning System We Want (PDF, 6651 KB) Everybody 2014-12 (December 14)
Planning Reforms Legislation Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 Everybody 2017-03 (March 17)
Planning Reforms Legislation Statues Amendment (Planning, Development and Infrastructure) Act 2017 (Transitional Act) Practitioner 2018-02 (February 18)
Planning Reforms Legislation Planning, Development and Infrastructure (General Regulations) 2017 Everybody 2018-03 (March 18)
Planning Reforms Video South Australia's New Planning System animation Everybody 2018-06 (June 18)
Planning Reforms VideoBrief Introduction to SA's New Planning SystemEverybody2019-01 (January 19)
Planning Reforms Fact Sheet Factsheet - A User's Guide to the Planning Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (PDF, 441 KB) Everybody 2016-12 (December 16)
Planning Reforms Fact Sheet A brief overview of the new PDI Act (PDF, 248 KB) Everybody 2016-12 (December 16)
Planning Reforms Fact Sheet Planning Reforms - Planning Reform Engagement August 2018 - Fact Sheet (PDF, 257 KB) Everybody 2018-08 (August 18)
Planning Reforms Fact Sheet Planning Reforms - Overview of Our New Planning System - Flow Chart (PDF, 81 KB) Everybody 2016-11 (November 16)
Planning Reforms Fact Sheet Planning Reforms - Preliminary Implementation Program 2016 - Fact Sheet (PDF, 211 KB) Practitioner 2016-12 (December 16)
Planning Reforms Publication Planning Reform - Introducing our new Planning and Development System - Infographic (PDF, 659 KB) Everybody 2018-04 (April 18)
Planning Reforms Guide Legislation - Proposing and Amending Designated Instruments - Flow Chart (PDF, 79 KB) Everybody 2016-11 (November 16)
Planning Reforms Publication Report - Expert Panel - Response to the final report (PDF, 187 KB) Everybody 2015-03 (March 15)
Practice Directions and Guidelines Publication Practice Direction - 2 - Consultation on the Preparation or Amendment of a Designated Instrument 2018 - Version 1 (9 August 2018) (PDF, 128 KB) Practitioner 2018-08 (August 18)
Practice Directions and Guidelines Publication Practice Direction - 1 - Environment and Food Production Areas - Greater Adelaide 2017 - Version 1 (21 November 2017) (PDF, 43 KB) Practitioner         2017-11 (November 17)
Practice Directions and Guidelines Fact Sheet Practice Directions and Guidelines - Practice Guidelines - Flow Chart (PDF, 77 KB) Everybody 2016-11 (November 16)
Practice Directions and Guidelines Fact Sheet Practice Directions and Guidelines - Practice Directions - Flow Chart (PDF, 77 KB) Everybody 2016-11 (November 16)
Performance Indicators Publication Performance Indicators - Discussion Paper (PDF, 4185 KB) Practitioner 2018-08 (August 18)
Performance Indicators FAQ Performance Indicators - FAQ (PDF, 219 KB) Practitioner 2018-10 (October 18)
Performance Indicators Publication Performance Indicators - Summary of Discussion Paper (PDF, 750 KB) Practitioner 2018-08 (August 18)
Performance Indicators Publication Performance Indicators - What We Have Heard Report (PDF, 2030 KB) Everybody 2019-01 (January 19)
Regional Plans Fact Sheet Regional Plans - Joint Planning Arrangements: For Councils - Fact Sheet (PDF, 104 KB) Practitioner 2018-10 (October 18)
Regional Plans Fact Sheet Regional Plans - Establishing a Planning Region - Flow Chart (PDF, 79 KB) Practitioner 2016-11 (November 16)
Regional Plans Fact Sheet Regional Plans - Establishing a Planning Agreement - Flow Chart (PDF, 67 KB) Practitioner 2016-11 (November 16)
Regional Plans Fact Sheet Regional Plans - Introducing Joint Planning Boards - Fact Sheet (PDF, 701 KB) Practitioner 2016-11 (November 16)
Regional Plans Publication Map - Greater Adelaide Planning Region (PDF, 3871 KB) Practitioner 2015-11 (November 15)
State Planning Commission Publication Planning Reform - State Planning Commission Workshops - May 2018 - What We Have Heard Report (PDF, 7351 KB) Everybody 2018-07 (July 18)
State Planning Policies Video Draft State Planning Policies for South Australia Community 2018-07 (July 18)
State Planning Policies Fact Sheet State Planning Policies - Setting the Scene for the Future Planning and Development of the State - Fact Sheet (PDF, 225 KB) Community 2018-02 (February 18) 
State Planning Policies Publication State Planning Policies - Draft (PDF, 3313 KB) Everybody 2018-07 (July 18)
State Planning Policies Publication State Planning Policies - Draft - What We Have Heard Report (PDF, 3329 KB) Everybody 2018-10 (October 18)
State Planning Policies Publication State Planning Policies - Draft - Summary (PDF, 596 KB) Community 2018-07 (July 18)
State Planning Policies Publication State Planning Policies - Draft - Media Release - State Planning Commission - 16 July 2018 (PDF, 346 KB) Everybody 2018-07 (July 18)
State Planning Policies Publication State Planning Policies - Draft - Engagement Activities (PDF, 209 KB) Practitioner         2018-08 (August 18)
State Planning Policies Publication State Planning Policies - Draft - Community Engagement Panel on the Draft State Planning Policies - Workshop Summary (PDF, 1475 KB) Practitioner         2018-10 (October 18)
State Planning Policies Video State Planning Policies - State Planning Commission Workshop Practitioner         2018-06 (June 18)
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