Stephanie Johnston

SA Representative
Conference Co-ordinataor
Events wrangler for lead up to GA 2023
Line up 2024 conference
NSC on Cultural Landscapes and Cultural Routes EC Representative



Book publisher turned urban planner Stephanie Johnston runs a boutique consultancy specialising in urban and regional planning, heritage assessment and management, industry research and support services for architects, property owners, private sector developers, local and state government agencies and the not-for-profit sector.

The communications and research side of the consultancy undertakes community and stakeholder engagement, communications in print and digital media, advocacy, writing and research. 

Recent lead consultancy roles include the Mount Lofty Ranges World Heritage Bid, the Dinosaur Coast National Heritage Management Plan for the West Kimberley, the Hunter Valley Heritage Vineyards Strategic Study, and the SA Department of Environment and Water Building Upgrade Finance Project.

Stephanie is co-convenor of the AICOMOS Cultural Landscapes and Cultural Routes NSC and an expert member of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes.

A member of South Australia’s State Planning Commission and the Adelaide Park Lands Authority board, Stephanie also writes a monthly column on architecture and urbanism and related social and environmental issues for InDaily/Solstice Media.