Kim Stone is an urban planner specialising in community and stakeholder engagement. She is a senior project manager of Articulous Communications, a national communications, engagement and training consultancy.
An award-winning professional with over 12 years experience in engagement for urban planning, natural environment, water and sustainability projects. Kim was awarded the National Young Planner of the Year in 2010 and Queensland Young Planner of the Year in 2009 for her commitment to the planning industry and leading the inaugural mentoring program for the Planning Institute of Australia in Qld.
- Urban Land Development Authority – Fitzgibbon Chase Guidebook & Housing Innovation book - authored and coordinated the delivery of these publications for online and hard copy distribution.
- Brisbane City Council – developing marketing collateral and communication materials to support community and stakeholder engagement activities for various projects
- Brisbane City Council – coordination of media enquiries and responses
- Brisbane City Council – prepared speaking notes for Lord Mayor and Councillors for various events
- Brisbane City Council - planned and delivered stakeholder engagement strategies for a number of Neighbourhood Plans including coordination and facilitation at community planning team meetings, public talk to a planner sessions and an online discussion forum.
- Brisbane City Council - Waterways Activation Map – project manager of this new online engagement tool
- Brisbane City Council – Outdoor Reads – project manager of this new online storytelling experience in Brisbane parks
- Brisbane City Council – Green Heart Wisdom Energy Savers program - facilitated behaviour change workshops for low income senior citizens.
- Brisbane City Council representative on the Brisbane River Flood Study Flood Partnerships Communication and Engagement Steering Committee.
- Brisbane City Council – International Riversymposium – sponsorship implementation including display booth, staff involvement, session chair, marketing collateral
- Brisbane City Council – coordinated Council’s involvement and community engagement activities for the inaugural Healthy Waterways Connect to Your Creek Week.
- Urban Land Development Authority - engagement of a range of stakeholders (builders, developers, planning and design consultants, local and state government professionals) on the housing innovation and affordability outcomes. This was achieved through a range of communication and engagement tools including 52 site tours, presentations, publications and post evaluation surveys.
- Urban Land Development Authority - community engagement for the proposed Tannum Sands development scheme
- Brisbane City Council – Rivercity Blueprint - developed and implemented community and stakeholder engagement tools including record of conversation, postcards, online survey and the award winning Your Bright Ideas stand layout. Facilitation of the community and professional groups input about planning issues and opportunities in the inner 5km of Brisbane.
- 2008 Planning Institute of Australia Qld Award for Excellence, Urban Planning Achievement category for Neighbourhood Planning in Urban Renewal Areas: A Community Engagement Framework.