Otium Planning Group

03 9698 7300
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Level 6
60 Albert Road
South Melbourne VIC 3205


Led by Directors Mike King, Kate Maddock, David Mason and Martin Lambert, each of whom are recognised for their industry experience and achievements, OPG brings together a network of more than 15 staff, eight offices and specialist sub consultants in aquatic, facility and landscape design.

With experience from more than 1,400 aquatic, recreation, open space, sport and venue projects across Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific, OPG is able to provide clients with unparalleled industry expertise and knowledge.

Operating from offices in Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, New Zealand and New Guinea, and with a new office set to open in Canberra OPG can offer a contemporary leisure consultancy service for Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the South Pacific. 

Otium Planning Group offers extensive funding support for sport and recreation projects that start at comprehensive feasibility and market research, detailed business plans and targeted economic and social impact reports.

Projects undertaken by Otium Planning Group directors and staff over the last five 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 contact one of our company Directors or contacts 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.



Appointment marks new era for Otium Planning Group

The Otium Planning Group has announce the appointment of Bruce Mackay to head up its new Operational Management Support and Advisory Services unit in a move it describes as marking a…

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Aug 28, 2018 Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Otium Planning Group appoints new consultant to NSW office

Otium Planning Group (OPG) has announced the appointment of Yvette Audet as Senior Consultant in its NSW office. Audet joins the OPG team with a vast range of experience across the sport…

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Aug 15, 2018 Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport /


Otium Planning to investigate options for new Port Macquarie aquatic centre

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has appointed Otium Planning Group to investigate options to replace the ageing Port Macquarie Olympic Pool. As reported by Port Macquarie News, Port…

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Jun 12, 2018 Aquatics / Consultants / Recreation / Sport /