• Bachelor of Arts (Urban and Regional Planning), Curtin University of Technology (WAIT)
  • Graduate Diploma (Urban and Regional Planning) Curtin University of Technology

Tony Paduano

Director - Planning

Tony has vast experience as a consultant practitioner but what defines him as a leader is his inherent commitment to people – understanding what makes them tick, developing and maintaining relationships built on integrity and working with clients and teams to realise shared goals.

During his time with element, he has grown and nurtured a full suite of planning projects from residential subdivisions to regional city blueprints, he has delivered holistic redevelopment plans and is well known for securing planning, approval and development outcomes across the aged care and retirement sector.

Tony is driven by strong social values and has an inherent ability to deliver objective advice, ascertain project pressure points and bring people together to achieve optimum results tailored to each client – accounting for individual stakeholder, commercial, policy and design drivers.

He is known by the element team for being an approachable, considered and authentic leader and in true collaborative style – letting the team shine.

Strategic Planning / City and Town Centres Sector
  • Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority - Midland, Subiaco, East Perth and Armadale
  • RAAFA Memorial Estate Masterplan, Bullcreek
  • Komatsu - Headquarter expansions, Welshpool
  • Masterplan Preparation for Tourist Accommodation at Harding River Caravan Park, Roebourne and Walkabout Hotel, Port Hedland
Statutory and Land Use Planning / Planning Strategy and Advice
  • Karratha Pilbara Cities Project
  • Supertowns Project - Morawa
  • 25 Queenslea Drive, Claremont
  • Lot 102, and Lot 103 Legacy Way, Cockburn Central - Mental Health Facility
  • 39 Randall Road, Mardella
Retirement and Aged Care Sector
  • SwanCare, Bentley Masterplan
  • Alchera Living Masterplan, Willagee
  • CSBP Cresco Redevelopment, BayswaterPlacid Waters Residential Estate, Mandurah, Karratha Village Caravan Park Masterplan
  • Dunsborough Park Masterplan, Dunsborough Lakes Preparation of various masterplans for Retirement Village operators including Stockland, Freemasons and Baptist Care