Otium Planning Group

03 9698 7300
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304/91 Murphy Street
Richmond VIC 3121


Otium Planning Group is a contemporary sport and leisure consultancy providing services in planning, facility development, management and funding for the sport, recreation and leisure industries throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

We are an industry leader in sport and leisure planning and seek innovative solutions to meet client needs and research trends here and overseas. Our industry experience means we can support our clients in every facet of sport and recreation. We understand local needs and have staff with extensive experience working in all states and territories who ensure clients have direct and responsive project managers.

Otium offers clients support in all aspects of the industry from planning to implementation and review. From concepts to feasibility and management; from whole of city strategies to individual master plans; from local event planning to international facilities; and from needs assessment to program and facility responses. Our services are built around four key areas: Planning, Managing, Funding and Consulting.

Projects undertaken by Otium directors and staff over the last four years have attracted more than $200 million in funding support, so we have the Scale + Reach + Capacity +Track Record to help your next project.

To find out more about Otium Planning Group, please contact one of our company Directors to discuss your specific project needs.

Experience includes: Master Planning - Urban Planning - Strategic planning - Open Space Planning - Leisure and Aquatic Facilities - International Events and Legacy Planning - Outdoor Recreation - Active and Healthy Strategies - Commercial Recreation and Leisure - Facility evaluations and Audits - Facility Commissioning - Planning and management reviews - Benchmarking - Program Design and Evaluation - Expert Witness - Project Management and Support Feasibility Studies - Funding Strategies - Financial modelling of leisure facilities - Grant applications - Benefit assessment - Business case analysis - Market Research - Stakeholder Engagement - Community Engagement - Club training and support programs - Facilitation and Mediation - Communication strategies. 



Partnership looks to enable the legacy objective of the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games

Following the announcement that Brisbane will host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Otium Planning Group, MR Cagney, APP and Moda Consulting have established a partnership to offer…

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Jul 29, 2021 Consultants / Events / Sport / Venues /


Otium Planning Group extends Generate Network Australia for another three years

Otium Planning Group has announced the renewal of their partnership with Parks and Leisure Australia to support the Generate Network Australia for a further three years. The Generate…

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Jul 6, 2021 Marketing / Parks / Recreation /


Otium Planning’s Mike King moves to Senior Associate role in change of Directors

Otium Planning Group has advised that, after nearly six years in the role, Mike King has decided to resign as a Director of consultancy as of the end of June 2021. Following a long…

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Jun 28, 2021 Consultants / Recreation / Sport /