Congratulations Jo Pocock

5th of November 2014

Council's Development Planning Manager, Jo Pocock, has been awarded the Planning Institute of Australia's Planner of the Year Award.


At a ceremony held in Mackay on 8 November 2013, Jo was honoured for her outstanding contribution to leading planning practice in Queensland.

PIA State President Kate Isles said they were pleased with the calibre of entries for this year's awards.

"Jo demonstrates outstanding leadership in planning, improving planning processes and enhances the profile of planning."

"Her dedication to Ipswich City Council is well known and she has fostered a positive workplace which is evident through her staff retention. The judges congratulated Jo for being an excellent role model and mentor for young planners."

PIA is the national body representing the planning profession.