Your Planning Partner

Consider Town Planning & Co for your next project.

Consultative and collaborative in our approach, Town Planning & Co. is committed to achieving positive planning outcomes. Our team would be delighted to hear from you.

E: info@townplanningco.com.au
T: (03) 8765 2455

Our People


Melinda Ryan
Founding Director
M. Soc.Sc (Planning & Environment), M. Project Management


With more than 15 years’ professional experience spanning public and private sectors in areas of property and planning, Melinda influences positive project outcomes in the most complex of circumstances.

Committed to leaving a positive impact on the people and environment she encounters, Melinda is community-minded and focused on developing a mutually beneficial network.

Melinda has proven to be a strategic thinker and proficient negotiator.

For more information, we invite you to connect with Melinda via LinkedIn or email: melinda@townplanningco.com.au.



Brendan Ward
Associate Town Planner
B. App.Sc (Planning)


Brendan, the ‘gentle giant’ of the planning world, joins us with over 17 years in the industry across State and Local government as well as private practice.
His attention to detail is excellent and he strongly values harmony in relationships, which means he truly offers his clients an excellent experience.

Through the wins and the challenges he has learnt that his strengths are in building mutually beneficial relationships through empathy, and diplomacy.

For more information, we invite you to connect with Brendan via LinkedIn or email: brendan@townplanningco.com.au.


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