Brian Feeney is a retired town planner and researcher living at the Gold Coast.
He has degrees in civil engineering and urban planning from the University of Queensland and worked as a town planner in Queensland for more than 35 years in local government, state government agencies and as a consultant.
Brian was the coordinator for the Planning Institute of Australia’s Queensland planning aid program, which gave advice to the community sector on how to engage effectively with town planning processes.
He now spends some of his time researching and writing about urban planning and transport and environmental issues. He has published six articles in The Conversation.