Janet Gould

With over 35 years in the field, Janet has set the standard for social planning in South Australia.

With over 35 years in the field, Janet has set the standard for social planning in South Australia. She has worked at senior management levels in state and local government and in the private sector, with a long history of volunteer work in the community sector.  She established Janet Gould + Associates Pty Ltd as the first social planning consultancy in SA in 1995, building the platform for managing some of the State’s highest profile community consultations including the draft State Transport Plan, Victoria Square Urban Design Study, Portrush Road Upgrade and Adelaide Parklands Future Options.

In recent years, she has focussed on providing strategic advice on politically sensitive and complex issues, including those arising from major water, road and mining projects.

With her extensive experience in transport projects and policy in SA, Janet has been a ministerial appointment to the former Development Policy Advisory Committee and since 2008, has been serving as a ministerial appointment to the Passenger Transport Standards Committee of DPTI.