Creating
communities

For people, by people.

We are a team of people-first social planning, strategy and engagement consultants dedicated to creating equitable and resilient communities, places and cities.

We tell human, data and spatial stories that people can engage with.

Our services

We collaborate with our clients and communities delivering high quality services.

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Strategy

We deliver accurate, meaningful and measurable strategies and plans built on strong evidence, leading practice, and stakeholder collaboration.

Social value

We are leaders in delivering social value, community benefit, social cohesion, and resilience outcomes for people, places and projects.

Research

We deliver research that explores social, cultural and place attributes, trends, needs and issues and provides the evidence and data needed for informed outcomes.

Engagement

We design, deliver, and co-create industry-leading, collaborative, and inclusive community and stakeholder engagement that informs, inspires, and creates consensus.

Communications

We use our technical expertise, industry knowledge, and community insights to prepare plain-English communications that inform your stakeholders clearly, effectively, and risk-free.

Our purpose

Our purpose is to collaboratively create complete communities and social cities through innovation, research, partnership, and communication.

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Our people

Our team of industry leading planners, designers, sociologists and communicators are passionate, innovative and curious and aspire to grow and excel with you. 

Meet our team

  • We have good relationships with

    decision-makers and communities.

  • We are values-driven, doing good

    in our work and communities.

  • We are great collaborators who

    embrace curiosity, fun and excellence.

  • We are a team of experts brimming

    with experience and passion.

  • We facilitate authentic connections

    with diverse communities.

  • We create impactful work and share

    our knowledge and experience.

We felt like we were working with friends, not consultants (in a very good way) – they were very professional, friendly and authentic. Cred really understood our brief and helped us make it into something worth reading. I’d love to work with them again.”

Heart Foundation of Australia

Cred gets it – what the project needs to be for the community, what it needs to be to get funded, how fast it needs to be done, and what the priorities are. And they are all-business about making the work fun!”

City of Parramatta

Such a professional and wonderful team to work with. So adaptable to our needs and very comprehensive.”

Sutherland Shire Council

Great collaborators and social planners whose expertise were critical to our project’s success.”

Inner West Council

Our projects

Our award winning projects for government, the private sector, and community groups demonstrate our commitment to creating social value, impact and outcomes.

+ 40 000
People’s opinions

captured

+ 450
Completed

community projects

+ 150
Public and private

sector clients

Moreton Bay Regional Council, QLD
NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

Our recognition

2023
PIA NSW Awards for Planning Excellence
Winner – Climate Change and Resilience for ‘Building Back Northern Rivers’

2022
Parks and Leisure Australia NSW/ACT 2022 Awards of Excellence
Winner – Strategic and Master Planning award for ‘Parramatta “Heart of Play” Masterplan

2022
PIA NSW Awards for Planning Excellence
Winner – Stakeholder Engagement award for ‘Child-oriented engagement to inform the Sir Joseph Banks Park Masterplan’

2022
PIA NSW Awards for Planning Excellence
Commendation – Community Wellbeing & Diversity award for ‘Building Social Cohesion: A Resource for Local Government’

2022
PIA NSW Awards for Planning Excellence
Commendation – Planning Research award for ‘Connecting the Disaster Dots: Helping CALD communities prepare for, deal with and recover from emergencies’

2021
PIA Awards for Planning Excellence NSW
Winner – Planning Research award for ‘Fairfield City Secondary Dwellings Study’

2021
PIA NSW Awards for Planning Excellence
Winner – Stakeholder Engagement award for ‘Engagement to inform the Oxford Street Strategic Review’

2020
Greater Sydney Commission Planning Awards
Winner – Planning disruptor award for ‘On the Go: How women travel around our city’

2020
Committee for Sydney Public Space Ideas Competition
Winner – Best Open Space Idea for ‘Urban Micro-Meadows’

2018
PIA NSW Awards for Planning Excellence
Winner – Cutting Edge Research and Teaching Award for ‘Greater Sydney’s Social Capital: Its nature and value’

Our clients