Introduction to Planning (eLearning)


This is an online course which introduces the concepts of Town Planning as a core function of Local Government, how planning has evolved over time and why the Local Government planning framework is important for the development of your local community.

The course also elaborates on WALGA’s recommended training pathway, which aims to assist in gaining an understanding of the key planning concepts and legislation, and how to make good planning decisions.

Target Audience

Suitable for all Local Government Officers and Elected Members wanting to gain an introductory understanding of Town Planning practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • How planning has evolved over time; and
  • Why planning is important for Local Government and the local community.




Enrol anytime (3 months to complete upon date of enrolment).

Course Fees

$220.00 (plus GST) - Individual eLearning
Unlimited participants via an eLearning Subscription. Contact us for a quote.

Register here.