Projectura is a consulting studio that truly believes every person deserves to feel healthy, well, valued and to have strong community connections. We provide expertise to government, health and community-focused organisations so they can achieve great outcomes for their communities. We focus on improving public places, promoting social justice, giving everyone a voice, and planning for communities. Our services include community engagement, social planning, placemaking, corporate strategy, business improvement, and project management.
Projectura was founded in 2014, and is based regionally on the beautiful Murray River. We frequently travel throughout Victoria and New South Wales.
Most of our work is focused on aligning strategy and services with community priorities, government reform, and sustainable growth. Thinking differently about shaping the wellbeing of communities is something we thrive on. And we love what we do!
Our approach to each project is the same. We listen deeply to our clients, and ask the right questions to refine the need. Working with our clients we make a plan on how we’ll get to the root of the issue and unearth creative solutions. Insights are carefully captured and considered in order to deliver intelligent and thoughtful outcomes.
Informing the community through to inspiring them to participate in the change journey.
Planning, based on social justice principles, for the needs and aspirations of people and communities through strategic policy and actions.
Developing strategic priorities and the actions to make them a reality.
Delivering projects on time, on budget, to specification and client satisfaction.
Enhancing corporate culture, people, processes and systems.
Empowering communities to plan for their futures together.
Rural Placemaking Project – Rural City of Wangaratta
Dinner Plain Village Green Community Engagement – Alpine Shire Council
Community Recycling Centres (x4) – Riverina and Murray Joint Organisation
Skillswap and Rideshare Codesign – Indigo Shire Council
Introduction of Food and Other Garden Organics (FOGO) Third Bin – Murray River Council
Scenario and Contingency Planning for Chiltern Campus – Indigo North Health
Council Plan (including Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan) – Alpine Shire Council
Container Deposit Scheme, Market Testing – Environment Protection Authority (NSW)
Strategic Plan – Central Hume Primary Care Partnership
Aboriginal Reconciliation Action Plan – City of Wodonga
Community Sharps Management Plan – Murray River Council
Disability Inclusion Action Plan – Lockhart Shire Council
Wangaratta Indoor Sports and Aquatic Centre Upgrade Feasibility Study – Rural City of Wangaratta
Safety, Inclusion and Equity Strategy – City of Wodonga
Municipal Early Years Plan – City of Wodonga
Maternal and Child Health Service Review – Alpine Shire Council
Community Strategic Plan and Delivery Program – Lockhart Shire Council
Wodonga 2033 Revisited: community visioning – City of Wodonga
Our mission is to work with like-minded people to develop great communities where individuals can prosper and create rewarding lives for themselves.
Karina has 18 years’ broad public and private sector experience in social planning, project management, marketing, placemaking, community and stakeholder engagement, community development, and economic development. The ten years prior were spent working in retail property management, residential masterplanned communities and local government. My roles spanned marketing, community development, event management, arts and leisure.
Karina strongly believes in social justice and has worked with hard to reach communities including people living in remote rural locations, people with disability, Aboriginal elders, older people, and people with lived experience of drug use and homelessness.
Karina has a Master Project Management (UNSW), Diploma Business Studies, Diploma of Project Management and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Project Management and an Affiliate of the Planning Institute of Australia.
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Kirsty began with Projectura in June 2016. Prior to joining Projectura, Kirsty worked in local government for 8 years. With extensive experience in disability project delivery and a Certificate in Access Appraisals – Buildings, Kirsty has a strong understanding of access issues in the community both in facilities and open spaces.
With expertise in community planning, health promotion, and disability inclusion, Kirsty’s recent project delivery experience includes the Alpine Shire Municipal Early Years Plan (2018), Murray River Council Community Sharps Management Plan (2018), Rural City of Wangaratta Rural Placemaking Project (2018).
Kirsty has a Graduate Certificate in International Development (RMIT), Bachelor of Health Science (Public Health) / Bachelor of Business (Latrobe University), and a Certificate in Access Appraisals – Buildings.
We bring a personal and effective approach to every project we work on.