People

Peter Williams

City Planning UG, City Planning

PhD (UOW), MEnvPlan (Macq), MPubPol (UNE), BSc (UNSW), BLegS (Macq), MPIA

Room: 
2016
Building: 
Red Centre West Wing
Phone: 
029385 5295
Fax: 
+61 2 9385 5270
Research Activities: 

Current research interests include environmental planning law and administration, natural resources planning and management, environmental studies, planning tools, open space management, affordable housing, sustainable urban development and spatial planning policy. In 2003 and 2005 Peter wrote the handbook for planning practitioners Best Practice in Development Assessment for Local Government, published by Landcom.

Grants: 

ARC Linkage Grant: Planning for Socially Sustainable Urban Renewal in Suburban Sydney, Bill Randolph, Susan Thompson, Peter Williams, Bruce Judd, and Raymond Bunker.  Partners were Fairfield City Council, Penrith City Council, Bankstown City Council, Auburn, WSROC and NSW Department of Housing – $179,000 (2005).

Teaching & Supervision: 

Peter teaches in planning law and administration, development assessment, environmental law, planning practice and policy, urban infrastructure, spatial policy, sustainable development, natural resources, urban development and urban economics in undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses in the Faculty.

 

 

Publications:
Books

Williams P, (ed.), 2016, The Environmental Law Handbook, Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, NSW

Freestone R; Williams PJ; Foster K, 2009, National Aviation Policy: Green Paper Submission, City Futures Research Centre, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of New South Wales

Freestone R; Williams PJ; Foster K, 2008, Towards a National Aviation Policy Statement City Futures Issue Paper No. 5, City Futures Research Centre, on-line

Williams PJ, 2005, Best Practice in Development Assessment for Local Government, Landcom, Sydney Australia

Book Chapters

Williams P, 2016, 'Building blocks of environmental law', in Williams P (ed.), The Environmental Law Handbook, edn. Sixth, Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, NSW, pp. 31-87

Williams P, 2016, 'Catchment management', in Williams P (ed.), The Environmental Law Handbook, edn. Sixth, Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, NSW, pp. 763-785

Williams P, 2016, 'Development', in Williams P (ed.), The Environmental Law Handbook, edn. Sixth, Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, NSW, pp. 157-273

Williams P, 2016, 'Governance, Property Rights and Planning in Peri-Urban Areas: Greater Sydney Case Study', in Kennedy M; Butt A; Amati M (ed.), Conflict and Change in Australia's Peri-Urban Landscapes, edn. Urban Planning and Environment, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, pp. 148-164, https://www.routledge.com/Conflict-and-Change-in-Australias-Peri-Urban-Landscapes/Kennedy-Butt-Amati/p/book/9781472466853

Williams P; Williams A, 2016, 'Managing Urban Intensification through Conservation Covenants', in Leshinsky R; Legacy C (ed.), INSTRUMENTS OF PLANNING: TENSIONS AND CHALLENGES FOR MORE EQUITABLE AND SUSTAINABLE CITIES, edn. RTPI Library Series, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 155-169, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000372106400015&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Williams P, 2016, 'The structure and scope of environmental law', in Williams P (ed.), The Environmental Law Handbook, edn. Sixth, Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, NSW, pp. 1-29

Williams P, 2013, 'The Rise of Property Rights: Implications for Urban Planning, Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation in Australia', in Hopkins N (ed.), Modern Studies in Property Law - Volume 7, Hart Publishing Ltd, Oxford, pp. 291-320

Williams P; Maginn PJ, 2012, 'Planning and governance', in Thompson S; Maginn PJ (ed.), PLANNING AUSTRALIA: AN OVERVIEW OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING, 2ND EDITION, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 34-55, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000313115100004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Williams P; Smart R, 2012, 'Planning and the natural environment', in Thompson S; Maginn PJ (ed.), PLANNING AUSTRALIA: AN OVERVIEW OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING, 2ND EDITION, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 127-154, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000313115100008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Williams P, 2012, 'Statutory planning', in Thompson S; Maginn PJ (ed.), PLANNING AUSTRALIA: AN OVERVIEW OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING, 2ND EDITION, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, pp. 98-123, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000313115100007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Freestone R; Williams PJ, 2012, 'Urban Planning', in Clune D; Smith R (ed.), From Carr to Kenneally: Labor in office 1995-2011, edn. Original, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 193-206

Williams PJ, 2007, 'Environmental Impact Assessment in New South Wales, Australia', in Ta'i B; Murphy P; Rana PS (ed.), Environmental Impact Assessment: An Indo-Australian Perspective, edn. First, Bookwell, Delhi, pp. 131-155

Williams PJ, 2007, 'Government, People and Politics', in Thompson S (ed.), Planning Australia: An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, pp. 29-48

Williams PJ, 2007, 'Planning and the Legislative Framework', in Thompson S (ed.), Planning Australia: An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, pp. 91-114

Williams PJ, 2007, 'The Natural Environment', in Thompson S (ed.), Planning Australia: An Overview of Urban and Regional Planning, edn. First, Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, pp. 117-139

Williams P, 1997, 'The role of local government in a changing planning system', in Roache A (ed.), Planning law and practice for local councillors, edn. 97/1, School of Planning and Urban Development, UNSW, UNSW, Kensington, pp. 9-23

Journal articles

Williams P, 2016, 'Exclusionary affordable housing?', New Planner, vol. Dec 2016, pp. 11-11

Foley N; Williams P, 2016, 'Funding and Governance of Regional Public Land Acquisition in Perth and Sydney', Urban Policy and Research, vol. 34, pp. 199-211, 10.1080/08111146.2015.1059321

Williams P, 2016, 'Pecuniary interest breach by councillor in planning decisions', New Planner, vol. June 2016, pp. 9-9, http://www.planning.org.au/documents/item/7656

Williams P, 2016, 'Planning controls and housing affordability and diversity', New Planner, vol. September 2016, pp. 12-12

Williams PJ; Williams AM, 2016, 'Sustainability and planning law in Australia: achievements and challenges', International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, vol. 8, pp. 226-242, 10.1108/IJLBE-06-2016-0008

Williams P, 2016, 'Update of recent judgments', New Planner, vol. March 2016, pp. 26-26

Williams P, 2015, 'Newcastle Revitalisation Proposal Derailed', New Planner, vol. March 2015, pp. 11-11

Williams P, 2015, 'Simplified LEP-making process still a procedural minefield', New Planner, vol. December 2015, pp. 24-24

Williams P, 2015, 'The affordable housing conundrum: Shifting policy approaches in Australia', Town Planning Review, vol. 86, pp. 651-675, 10.3828/tpr.2015.38

Williams P, 2015, 'Thumbs down to residential flat development', New Planner, vol. June 2015, pp. 33-33

Williams P, 2015, 'Uncertainty in planning for places', New Planner, vol. September 2015, pp. 18-18

Williams P, 2014, 'Accommodating Mining Development Workforce', New Planner, vol. 99, pp. 28-28

Williams P, 2014, 'Climate change and development consents', New Planner, vol. March 2014, pp. 30-30

Williams P, 2014, 'Growing houses and trees: Integrating biodiversity conservation and urbanisation: An Australian case study', International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, vol. 6, pp. 152-173, 10.1108/IJLBE-04-2013-0015

Williams P, 2014, 'The course of statutory planning system reform and fast-tracking development', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 31, pp. 439-449

Williams P, 2014, 'The 'Panelization' of Planning Decision-Making in Australia', Planning Practice and Research, vol. 29, pp. 426-447, 10.1080/02697459.2014.893677

Williams P, 2014, 'When is 'Not Significant' Still Significant?', New Planner, vol. 101, pp. 28-28

Williams P, 2013, 'Heritage impacts in merit review', New Planner, vol. September 2013, pp. 11-11

Williams P, 2013, 'Merit review of coal mining approval', New Planner, vol. June 2013, pp. 27-27

Williams P, 2013, 'Using flexible zoning', New Planner, vol. March 2013, pp. 27-27

Williams P, 2013, 'You can't stop the MUSIC', New Planner, vol. December 2013, pp. 24-24

Burton M; Cui X; Tothill N, 2012, 'Editorial', Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, vol. 8

Williams P, 2012, 'In defence of DCPs', New Planner, vol. December 2012, pp. 27-27

Williams P, 2012, 'Managing urbanisation and environmental protection in Australian cities: Approaches for integrating biodiversity and urban growth in Sydney', International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, vol. 4, pp. 217-232, 10.1108/17561451211273365

Williams P, 2012, 'Mind the cap - development contribution limitations', New Planner, vol. June 2012, pp. 33-33

Kelly AH; Jackson T; Williams P, 2012, 'Strategic environmental assessment: Lessons for New South Wales, Australia, from Scottish practice', Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, vol. 30, pp. 75-84, 10.1080/14615517.2012.660351

Williams PJ, 2012, 'The curious case of property rights in the NSW planning system and its reluctance to adopt transferable development rights', Local Government Law Journal, vol. 17, pp. 61-79

Williams P, 2012, 'Validity of consents: notification and consideration of development', New Planner, vol. September 2012, pp. 11-11

Williams P, 2012, 'When councils change their minds - redetermination of development applications', New Planner, vol. March 2012, pp. 21-21

Williams P, 2011, 'Housing for seniors', New Planner, vol. Sptember 2011, pp. 28-28

Williams P, 2011, 'Managing development on agricultural land', New Planner, vol. March 2011, pp. 25-25

Williams P, 2011, 'Preparing planning controls - you can't please everybody', New Planner, vol. December 2011, pp. 26-26

Williams PJ, 2010, 'Operation of existing use rights', New Planner, vol. September 2010, pp. 23-23

Williams PJ, 2010, 'Social planning in a land use context', New Planner, vol. March 2010, pp. 23-23

Williams PJ, 2010, 'Validity of planning approvals', New Planner, vol. June 2010, pp. 23-23

Williams PJ, 2010, 'What's in a name?', New Planner, vol. December 2010, pp. 25-25

Williams PJ, 2009, 'Application of planning policy in development appeals', New Planner, vol. September 2009, pp. 17-17

Williams PJ, 2009, 'Consistency of development with zone objectives', New Planner, vol. March 2009, pp. 25-25

Pinnegar S; Easthope H; Randolph WG; Williams PJ; Yates J, 2009, 'Final Report: Innovative financing for homeownership: the potential for shared equity initiatives in Australia', Innovative financing for home ownership, http://www.ahuri.edu.au/publications/search.asp?ShowSearch=False&Search=Properties&Keywords=&Year=&Centre=&Search-Title=&Search-Summary=&Search-Author=&PublicationType=fr&Sort=Search-Title&Direction=A

Williams PJ, 2009, ''Land bribes' - a cause for alarm in wider planning practice?', New Planner, vol. December 2009, pp. 25-25

Williams PJ, 2009, 'Local government compulsory acquisition powers', New Planner, vol. June 2009, pp. 17-17

Pearson L; Williams P, 2009, 'The New South Wales planning reforms: Undermining external merits review of land-use decision-making?', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 26, pp. 19-34

Williams PJ, 2008, 'Application of planning controls and the modification of development consent', New Planner, vol. 75, pp. 8-8

Williams PJ, 2008, 'Biodiversity offsets', New Planner, vol. 77, pp. 28-29

Williams PJ, 2008, 'ESD and Climate change in planning decisions', New Planner, vol. 74, pp. 5-5

Williams PJ, 2007, 'Application of ESD principles by the Land and Environment Court', New Planner, vol. 71, pp. 7-7

Freestone R; Williams PJ; Thompson SM; Trembath K, 2007, 'A Quantitative Approach to Assessment of Work-based Learning Outcomes: An Urban Planning Application', Higher Education Research and Development, vol. 26 No.4, pp. 347-361

Williams PJ, 2007, 'Expansion of designated development', New Planner, vol. 70, pp. 7-7

Williams PJ, 2007, 'Planning Reform: The Australian Experience', Scottish Planner, vol. 120, pp. 10-11

Williams PJ, 2007, 'Removing Planning Red Tape', Economic Development, vol. 101, pp. 6-7

Williams PJ, 2007, 'Role of DCPs in Development Assessment', New Planner, vol. 73, pp. 7-7

Williams PJ, 2006, 'Application of State Environmental Planning Policy (Seniors Living) 2004', New Planner, vol. 69, pp. 7-7

Freestone R; Williams PJ; Bowden A, 2006, 'Fly Buy Cities: Some Planning Aspects of Airport Privatisation in Australia', Urban Policy and Research, vol. 24, pp. 491-508

Williams PJ, 2006, 'Planning Principles and consistency of decisions in merit appeals', New Planner, vol. 67, pp. 9-9

Williams PJ, 2006, 'Seniors Living Policy and interpretation of planning instruments', New Planner, vol. 66, pp. 9-9

Freestone R; Thompson S; Williams P, 2006, 'Student experiences of work-based learning in planning education', Journal of Planning Education and Research, vol. 26, pp. 237-249, 10.1177/0739456X06295027

Williams PJ, 2005, 'Developer contributions and councils` power', New Planner, vol. 65, pp. 9-9

Williams PJ, 2005, 'Exposition of planning principles by the Land and Environment Court', New Planner, vol. 62, pp. 16-17

Williams PJ, 2005, 'Lapsing of development consents - when is development `physically `commenced`?', New Planner, vol. 64, pp. 8-9

Williams PJ, 2005, '`New` planning reform package for NSW - the road goes ever on', Local Government Reporter, vol. 3 No 5, pp. 85-91

Williams PJ, 2005, 'Redefinition of development assessment procedures by the courts', New Planner, vol. 63, pp. 8-9

Williams P, 2005, 'Statutory planning approaches for affordable and social housing provision: A comparison of recent Australian and Irish experience', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 22, pp. 7-19

Williams P, 2005, 'The land and environment court's planning principles: Relationship with planning theory and practice', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 22, pp. 401-408

Williams PJ, 2004, 'Development Assessemnt and the Operation of Conditions of Consent', New Planner, vol. 58, pp. 28-30

Williams PJ, 2004, 'Recent Court Rullings on Local Plan Making', New Planner, vol. 60, pp. 21-22

Williams P, 2004, 'Use of transferable development rights as a growth management tool', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 21, pp. 105-123

Williams PJ, 2003, '`Consistency` and Objective Based Zoning Provisions', New Planner, vol. 1, pp. 24-26

Williams PJ, 2003, 'Identifying designated development', New Planner, vol. 1, pp. 24-25

Williams PJ, 2003, 'New for Old - Achieving Compatibility between Successive Development Consents', New Planner, vol. 1, pp. 24-25

Williams PJ, 2003, '`Proper` Consideration of Development Applications', New Planner, vol. 1, pp. 24-25

Williams PJ, 2002, 'Amended Plans in Development Appeals', New Planner, vol. 52, pp. 24-25

Williams P, 2002, 'Australian urban planning: New challenges, new agendas', JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN PLANNING ASSOCIATION, vol. 68, pp. 335-336, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000176318800026&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Williams PJ, 2002, 'Recent SEPP 5 Rulings from the Courts', New Planner, vol. 50, pp. 26-27

Williams P, 2002, 'Review - Australian Urban Planning: New Challenges, New Agendas', Journal of the American Planning Association, vol. 68(3), pp. 335-336

Williams PJ, 2001, 'Clarification of Development Standards and the Use of SEPP1', New Planner, vol. 51, pp. 24-26

Williams PJ, 2001, 'Determinations and Appeal Rights of Integrated Development Involving Interim Heritage Orders', New Planner, vol. 47, pp. 34-35

Williams PJ, 2001, 'Use of Conveyancing Act Restrictions on User by Local Councils', New Planner, pp. 32-33

Williams PJ, 2000, 'Avoiding land use conflict', New Planner, vol. 44, pp. 24-25

Williams PJ, 2000, 'Development consents-getting it right', New Planner, vol. 45, pp. 28-29

Williams PJ, 2000, 'Inclusionary Zoning and Affordable Housing in Sydney', Urban Policy and Research, vol. 18, pp. 291-310

Williams PJ, 2000, 'In the courts', New Planner, vol. 43, pp. 21-22

Williams PJ, 2000, 'Invalidity Blues (and Green)', New Planner, vol. 42, pp. 20-21

Williams PJ, 1999, 'Consideration of social and economic impacts in planning appeals', New Planner, pp. 20-21

Williams PJ, 1999, 'Development standards and SEPP1', New Planner, pp. 22-23

Williams PJ, 1999, 'Making sense of SEPP1?', New Planner, pp. 14-15

Williams PJ, 1999, 'Use of development control plans', New Planner, pp. 22-23

Williams PJ, 1998, 'Costs in Public Interest Litigation', New Planner, pp. 20-21

Williams PJ, 1998, 'Court Rulings on Development Control Plans', New Planner, pp. 22-23

Williams PJ, 1998, 'Place Management in Local Plans', Environmental Law News, pp. 10-12

Williams PJ, 1998, 'The development `creep factor` and the use of successive modifications of development consent', New Planner, pp. 20-21

Williams PJ, 1998, 'Who is a `dissatisfied applicant`?', New Planner, pp. 36-37

Williams PJ, 1997, 'Inclusionary zoning and strategic planning: affordable housing case study.', Australian Planner, pp. 16-21

Williams PJ, 1997, 'Outfoxing the People? Recent state involvement in the planning system.', Urban Policy and Research, pp. 129-136

Williams P; Henegan M, 1996, 'Planning in the twilight zone: the effects of ICAC on planning practice in NSW', Australian Planner, vol. March 1996, pp. 50-54

Williams P, 1990, 'Local Government Building Appeals to the Land and Environment Court', Environmental Law News, vol. 26, pp. 9-11

Williams P, 1990, 'The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales - Ten Years in Review', Environmental Law Reporter: news and analysis, vol. 9, pp. 11-12

Williams P, 1989, 'The housing crisis - nature, causes and possible remedies', Economic Papers: a journal of applied economics and policy, vol. September 1989, pp. 70-87

Conference Papers

Karim SM; Thompson S; Williams P, 2017, 'Co-benefits of Low Carbon Policies in the Built Environment: An Investigation into the Adoption of Co-benefits by Australian Local Government', in Procedia Engineering, pp. 890-900, 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.250

Williams P; Williams A, 2015, 'Planning law and sustainability in Australia: achievements and challenges', in Macoun M; Maier K (eds.), Definite Space - Fuzzy Responsibility. Book of Proceedings AESOP Annual Congress 2015, AESOP, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 749-760, presented at AESOP Annual Congress 2015, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic, 13 - 16 July 2015

Williams P; Williams A, 2014, 'Planning law reform and fast-tracking development in Australia', in Proceedings 30th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2014, pp. 495-505

Williams P; Foley N, 2014, 'Preserving green landscapes: Regional public land acquisition in Perth and Sydney', in Gjerde M (ed.), UHPH 14: Landscapes and ecologies of urban and planning history. Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the Australasian Urban History/Planning History Group, Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 815-828, presented at Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 02 - 05 February 2014, http://uhphg.com/

Foley N; Williams P, 2013, 'Governance of public land acquisition for regional open space in Perth and Sydney', in Randolph W; Ruming K; Gurran N (eds.), State of Australian Cities Conference 2013: Refereed Proceedings, State of Australian Cities National Conference 2013, Sydney, presented at State of Australian Cities National Conference 2013, Sydney, 26 - 29 November 2013

Williams P, 2013, 'Governance, property rights and planning in peri-urban areas: Greater Sydney case study', in Budge T (ed.), Beyond the Edge: Australia's First Per-Urban Conference, Beyond the Edge: Australia's First Per-Urban Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, presented at Beyond the Edge: Australia's First Per-Urban Conference, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 01 - 02 October 2013

Williams P; Williams A, 2013, 'Use of conservation covenants in land use management: An Australian perspective', in Nedovic-Budic Z; Redmond D; Scott M (eds.), AESOP/ACSP 5th Joint Congress 2013 Planning for Resilient Cities and Regions, AESOP-ACSP Joint Congress 2013, University College Dublin, presented at AESOP-ACSP Joint Congress 2013, University College Dublin, 15 - 19 July 2013

Freestone R; Williams PJ; Moore N, 2012, 'From Carr to Keneally: The business of planning in New South Wales 1995-2011', in Urban Transformations: Booms, busts and other catastrophes. Proceedings of the 11th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference, University of Western Australia, Perth, pp. 115-130, presented at 11th Australasian Urban History/Planning History Conference, Perth, 05 - 08 February 2012

Williams PJ, 2011, 'Integrating regulation, market based instruments and property rights in urban growth management and natural resource conservation: A Sydney case study', in World Planning Schools Congress 2011, University of Western Australia, PERTH CONVENTION EXHIBITION CENTRE PERTH WA, presented at WORLD PLANNING SCHOOLS CONFERENCE 2011, PERTH CONVENTION EXHIBITION CENTRE PERTH WA, 04 - 08 July 2011

Goh L; Williams PJ, 2011, 'Neoliberalism and the Role of the State in Surplus Public Land Management: Protecting Sydney Harbour's open space legacy', in State of Australian Cities Conference, Proceedings, 5th State of Australian Cities Conference 2011, Melbourne, presented at 5th State of Australian Cities Conference 2011, Melbourne, 29 November - 02 December 2011, http://soac.fbe.unsw.edu.au/2011/papers/SOAC2011_0114_final.pdf

Goh L; Williams PJ; Goh L, 2011, 'The legal and administrative challenges in managing public land in Sydney: a case study of State and Commonwealth land', in World Planning Schools Congress 2011, University of Western Australia, PERTH CONVENTION EXHIBITION CENTRE PERTH WA, presented at WORLD PLANNING SCHOOLS CONFERENCE 2011, PERTH CONVENTION EXHIBITION CENTRE PERTH WA, 04 - 08 July 2011

Williams PJ, 2011, 'Urban Growth Management in New South Wales: Market-based approaches for natural resource conservation', in State of Australian Cities Conference, Proceedings, 5th State of Australian Cities Conference 2011, Melbourne, presented at 5th State of Australian Cities Conference 2011, Melbourne, 29 November - 02 December 2011, http://soac.fbe.unsw.edu.au/2011/papers/SOAC2011_0034_final(3).pdf

Williams P, 2010, 'Managing urbanisation and environmental protection in Australian cities - Approaches for integrating biodiversity and urban growth in Sydney', in COBRA 2010 - Construction, Building and Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Williams PJ, 2009, 'Integrating biodiversity in Australian cities - managing urban growth and biodiversity in Sydney', in State of Australian Cities National Conference Perth 2009, Promaco Conventions Pty Ltd, Perth, presented at State of Australian Cities: National Conference 2009, Perth, 24 - 27 November 2009

Jackson T; Kelly A; Williams PJ, 2008, 'Comparison of strategic envrionmental assessment in New South Wales and Scotland', in IAIA 08, IAIA 08 The Art and Science of Ompat Assessment, Perth, WA, presented at IAIA 08 The Art and Science of Ompat Assessment, Perth, WA, 04 - 10 May 2008

Williams PJ; Freestone R; Thompson SM, 2008, 'Quantifying student perceptions of work experience to assess the effectiveness of practice-based learning', in Planning Education in a Globalised World, Conference Proceedings, ANZAPS Conference 2008, Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools(ANZAPS) 2008, Sydney, presented at Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools(ANZAPS) 2008, Sydney, 26 - 28 September 2008

Williams PJ; Freestone R; Thompson SM, 2007, 'Measuring the Effectiveness of Practice-Based Learning: Monitoring Student Perceptions of Work Experience', in 3rd Built Environment Education Conference(BEECON 2007), 3rd Built Environment Education Conference(BEECON 2007), University of Westminster, Central London, presented at 3rd Built Environment Education Conference(BEECON 2007), University of Westminster, Central London, 12 - 13 September 2007

Williams PJ; Freestone R; Thompson SM, 2006, 'Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to Monitoring Work Based Learning', in CEBE (ed.), 2nd Annual Built Environment Education Conference (BEECON 2006), 2nd Annual Built Environment Education Conference (BEECON 2006), London, England, presented at 2nd Annual Built Environment Education Conference (BEECON 2006), London, England, 12 - 13 September 2006

Freestone R; Thompson SM; Williams PJ, 2004, 'Work Based Learning: Industry Placement in the UNSW Planning Program', in 2004 Meeting of Australian and New Zealand Planning Sch, Meeting of Australian and New Zealand Planning Sch 2004, Perth, WA, pp. 12-37, presented at Meeting of Australian and New Zealand Planning Sch 2004, Perth, WA, 23 - 25 September 2004

Williams PJ, 2000, 'Planning Initiatives for the Delivery of Affordable Housing: Sydney Case Study', in ICQOLC 2000 - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Quality of Life in Cities, ICQOLC 2000 - 2nd International Conference on Quality of Life in Cities, presented at ICQOLC 2000 - 2nd International Conference on Quality of Life in Cities, 01 January 2000

Williams P, 1996, 'Introduction to the NSW planning system and the role of local government', in Harris S; Tai B (eds.), Planning Law and Practice for Councillors, School of Planning and Urban Development, UNSW, UNSW, Kensington, pp. 7-18, presented at Planning Law and Practice for Councillors, UNSW, Kensington, 20 - 21 September 1996

Reports

Williams P, 2003, Best Practice in Development Assessment for Local Government, Landcom, Sydney