Welcome to CDM Smith.

Social Planning

CDM Smith offers a range of research and advisory services which contribute to improved social outcomes for communities

CDM Smith have experience undertaking many projects for a range of research and advisory services which contribute to improved social outcomes for communities and in many cases have assisted local, state and national governments to develop policies that have influenced modern methodologies. 

We’re also continually innovating and improving the way we undertake social planning work. CDM Smith’s extensive spatial analysis and data analytics teams provide capacity to rethink how social analysis is undertaken and communicated. Communities can track social outcomes and analyse information to understand if their efforts are creating change. 

Economic activity and employment also contribute to community outcomes. CDM Smith’s economics and social teams work together, providing an integrated service to assist local and state governments deliver meaningful change for communities.

Our services include: 

  • Social impact assessment
  • Social infrastructure planning
  • Social sustainability plans 
  • Housing studies 
  • Socio-economic and demographic analysis
  • Strategies for building community resilience
  • Community engagement.