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Ms Linda Carroli

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and Built Environment,
Property and Planning


Ms Linda Carroli
Research Assistant
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and Built Environment,
Property and Planning
Sessional Academic
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and Built Environment,
Property and Planning
+61 413 536 164
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Professional memberships
and associations
  • Member of the Institute of Place Management (Honorary)
  • Member of the International Association of Public Participation
  • Member of the Regional Studies Association


Linda Carroli is an urban planner, consultant and writer. She has worked in industry and higher education on diverse research, planning, consultation, editing and writing projects for academic, creative industries, urban development, economic development and social sustainability initiatives. As an internationally published cultural journalist and award winning writer, she received several Federal and State government grants. She has worked across print, broadcast and digital media.With an extensive publishing record and several editorial roles, she publishes in a range of media and contexts both nationally and internationally. At QUT, she is working as a Sessional Academic Success (SAS) Advisor with the School of Design as part of the SAS Program developed by QUT Learning and Teaching Unit as well as a research assistant. She is also a sessional academic with the School of Design and has worked on several research and publishing projects including two volumes of International Seminar on Urban Form conference proceedings. Linda has completed studies in communication, history, stakeholder engagement and urban planning as well as Academic Development programs at QUT. She is currently working on a PhD examining sustainable socio-technical transitions, regional planning and infrastructure systems in Queensland.

This information has been contributed by Ms Linda Carroli.


Sessional Academic, Architecture, School of Design, Creative Industries Faculty

  • Placemaking and Architecture (Semester 2, 2011-2014)
  • Architecture and the City (Semester 1, Since 2012)
Sessional Academic, CEBE, Science and Engineering Faculty
  • Marking, Urban Studies (Semester 2, 2016 – 2017)
This information has been contributed by Ms Linda Carroli.


Consultant with Harbinger Consultants, Hornery Institute & Conics (RPS)

  • Social, cultural and urban planning
  • Feasibility and impact studies including cultural heritage
  • Strategic planning
  • Regional development
  • Project communications
  • Stakeholder engagement and facilitation
  • Research and report writing
  • Policy research, analysis and writing
  • Proposal and tender writing
  • Project management
  • Client liaison
  • Business development
Community Service 
Voluntary membership of several community boards and advisory groups:
  • Member, Dementia Friendly Communities Advisory Group, Dementia Australia
  • Member, Social Impact Task Force, Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand
  • Formerly Board Member of Regional Development Australia Brisbane (Deputy Chair), Australian Network for Art and Technology (Chair), Queensland Writers Centre
Freelance Writer, Editor & Journalist
Published works include:
  • InPlace Magazine, Place Leaders Asia Pacific
  • ISUF 2013 Conference Papers, Volumes 1 & 2
  • Writing/Research, The Mayors’ Project, Sustainable Cities Collective, Social Media Today
  • SCAPE Public Art Biennial, Christchurch
  • Urbanista, a regular feature on urban innovation and creativity, Arts Hub
  • Guest blogging for World Listening Project, CoDesign and others
  • Several bodies of cultural writing funded by the Australia Council: Wording, Placing, Changescaping and Fieldworking
  • Long Time, No See? Project
  • The Ideas Book (editor), Brisbane Ideas Festival & Brisbane City Council1990 – Present
Various roles in the Creative Industries and Cultural Sector
  • Editor, fineArt forum – art, science and technology online publication
  • Program Director, Metro Arts
  • Program Officer, Museum and Gallery Services Queensland
  • Program Coordinator, Ideas Online, Ideas at the Powerhouse Festival
  • Chief Executive Officer, Queensland Artworkers
This information has been contributed by Ms Linda Carroli.


For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.