Kathy Bonus

Chief Planning Advisor
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Kathy is a Registered Planner who has worked in local and State government roles as well as the private sector.  Starting her career in a surveying practice before working in land development, she has lived and worked in regional and remote Western Australia as well as the city.  Kathy’s work has crossed a broad spectrum of planning - from remote indigenous communities in the Central Desert to high density inner city local government.    

As Chief Planning Advisor, she supports the Director General and the Western Australian Planning Commission in delivering Government priorities by providing high-level advice and leading critical planning and infrastructure projects.  Kathy is responsible for key projects including Planning Reform and Design WA.  She is a passionate planner with a strong belief in a pragmatic approach that delivers outcomes through stakeholder engagement.