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. 



South East Leisure to manage Greater Dandenong Leisure Facilities

Greater Dandenong City Council has announced that it its four major aquatic and recreation centres will be managed its wholly-owned subsidiary South East Leisure (SEL) Pty Ltd as of 1st…

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Jun 6, 2022 Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Dungog Shire Council continues development of its 10-year Open Space and Recreation Plan

Dungog Shire Council is continuing the development of its 10-year Open Space and Recreation Plan, which covers council-owned and managed land that provides parks, open space, recreation…

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Apr 22, 2022 Consultants / Parks / Recreation / Tourism /


Otium Planning Group appoints new Senior Consultant to NSW office

Otium Planning Group has announced the appointment of a new team member, Aditi Karande, who has joined their NSW office as a Senior Consultant. Karande started her career as an architect,…

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Mar 18, 2022 Aquatics / Consultants / Design / Recreation / Sport /