David Bills

David Bills

David is a trusted and highly skilled senior practitioner with extensive knowledge and expertise in both public and private large complex statutory proposals, major project facilitation, strategic planning, greenfield and infill urban development, site master planning, development facilitation and management, site selection and sustainability.

David is renowned for his pragmatic, determined and collaborative approach across a wide range of strategic and statutory projects. In addition to working in SA, David has provided planning advice for projects in Victoria and the NT and overseen land development projects in the ACT.

His background in planning and design means that he understands how best to communicate across multi-disciplinary projects.

Areas of Expertise

Development Assessment and Facilitation

Strategic Planning

Community Consultation and Workshop Facilitation

Participation and Consultation

Demographic Research and Interpretation

Concept Planning and Yield Analysis

Code Amendments and Submissions


Bachelor of Planning (Hons), University of South Australia (1997)


Planning Institute of Australia – Registered Planner

Accredited Professional – Planning Level 1, 2, 3 and 4

Board and Council Appointments

Vice President – Planning Institute of Australia (SA Division)

Professional Affiliations

Planning Institute of Australia

Urban Development Institute of Australia

Property Council of Australia