The Planning Hub by Hawes and Swan is a boutique town planning consultancy, providing professional town planning advice to a range of stakeholders.

The Planning Hub Team

Jeremy Swan – Director


+61 2 9690 0279
+61 438 398 079

Jeremy has over 22 years planning experience as a town planner in the public and private development sector across NSW. Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning and his experience includes over 10 years’ as Planning Manager at both City of Sydney and Camden Council.

Jeremy has worked as a consultant for the past 4 years and provides assistance to a range of stakeholders including Local Government, private industry and the local community. Jeremy has been an expert witness in the NSW Land and Environment Court across a variety of developments and has a strong interest in property economics.

Mairead Hawes – Director


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+61 416 983 173

Mairead has over 10 years’ planning experience in the planning and property development industry which extends though Ireland, the UK and Australia and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Human Geography and Sociology) and Masters of Regional and Urban Planning.

Mairead has strong experience in the preparation of numerous development applications for residential, commercial, industrial/retail developments, aged care housing and affordable rental housing. Mairead also undertakes a range of planning work for a number of Local Government Authorities across NSW. Mairead brings a wealth of knowledge in release area planning having previously been the Team Leader of Development at Camden Council and has a strong interest in release area planning.

Lachlan Rodgers – Senior Town Planner


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Lachlan holds a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from University of New England, Armidale. Lachlan has significant experience in environmental planning and development assessments for a broad range of projects including Development Applications, State Significant Development, Part 5 Review of Environmental Factors and planning advice across a range of development types.

Lachlan has a keen interest in social infrastructure projects, having worked on numerous education and health projects across metropolitan Sydney for both public and private sector as well as a range of large scale agricultural industries within regional NSW.

Isobella Lucic – Town Planner

BP | Bachelor of Planning

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Isobella is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Planning degree from Macquarie University. Isobella has worked on a range of Development applications for both private development and Local Government across a range of development types including residential flat buildings, places of public worship, educational establishments and commercial development.

Isobella is committed to innovative and outcome focused planning solutions and enjoys driving projects from inception to completion.

Tom West – Town Planner

BP | Bachelor of Planning

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Tom in the final stages of obtaining his Bachelor of Planning degree from Macquarie University and has worked on a wide range of development projects and strategic policy planning over the last year.

Tom provides detailed advice relating to best use options for a range of sites and applications, identifies key issues and opportunities both prior to and during the development application process and coordinates, facilitates and manages lodgement of development applications.