Our documents

Community Alliance of South Australia Election Platform 2022
questions to ask SA State Election Candidates
CASA Election Platform Questions for Candidates pdf

CASA Election 2022 Platform Cover Picture and Link
CASA Election 2022 Platform



Download the Heritage Campaign tool kit here, which includes a letter-writing guide and fact sheet:

Community Alliance Heritage Campaign Kit


The document below entitled ‘Feedback on Planning Reform Community Engagement’ highlights just some of the anomalies uncovered during the consultation on the planning reforms that require further explanation against the Government’s own Community Engagement Charter. We invite advice from the Government’s Community Participation & Sustainability Advisory Committeeon how these issues can be resolved to improve community engagement during the planning reform process.

Click below to read and if you have additions or feedback please email Tom at sa.community.alliance@gmail.com.



Our media releases can be found here

Our submissions for the planning reform process can be found here

Our High Streets Blueprint was produced to help communities have a greater say on preserving and enhancing Adelaide’s traditional high streets as many of them undergo rapid growth and development through planning rule changes.  The Blueprint was featured in the Messenger Press on August 10th 2016 – Community Alliance SA produces blueprint to help residents’ groups fight against high-street development

Helen and Tom on community engagementTOP TEN QUOTES on community engagement in South Australia – featured on the Becky Hirst Consulting website (2013)

DISCUSSION PAPER – Major concerns about new private certification processes (2013)


SILENCE SPEAKS QUESTIONNAIRE to State Election candidates Feb 2014


FORUM REPORT – ‘Is Adelaide’s Transport on the Right Track’, Community Alliance SA public forum Sept 2014

SUBMISSION Aug 2014 – North South Corridor project: Torrens Road to River Torrens

QUESTIONS for Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan June 2014

SUBMISSION Nov 2013 – State Government Integrated Transport and Land Use Plan

News_Bowden-apartments-850x455[1]INDAILY ARTICLE Nov 24th 2013 – “Give People a Say on Urban Density” – by our Secretary  Helen Wilmore on the rezoning of Adelaide’s inner city areas and Transport Plan

COMMENTS SUBMITTED Oct 2013 – Transport Plan website ‘Change the way South Australia moves’ by our Secretary Helen Wilmore


Submission on Park Lands Zone DPA July 2015

Submission on Council Members’ Personal Interests  March 2015

Letter to Shadow Planning Minister Steven Griffiths re Inner Metro Regs Sept 2014

Letter to Premier Weatherill re meeting Charles Sturt Mayor Alexander Sept 2014

Letter to Liberal Party MPs and MLCs re Significant Development Regs Nov 2014

Submissions on the Urban Renewal Amendment Bill 2013

Submission to the Local Excellence Expert Panel (‘Towards the Council of the Future’ discussion paper) Aug 2013

Submission on Playford Structure Plan and DPAs Aug 2013

Letter to Planning Minister Rau supporting Mark Parnell’s Public Notification Bill June 2013

Letter to Planning Minister Rau re resolutions at Nimby or Quimby Forum May 2013

Letter requesting meeting with Planning Minister Rau March 2013

Submission on Adelaide Oval Footbridge DPA March 2013

Letter to MLCs supporting Mark Parnell’s Interim Development Control Bill Feb 2013

Submission on Woodville Station DPA Feb 2013

Letter to Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan re Tax Concessions for not-for-profit organisations Dec 2012

Letter to MPs & MLCs re Riverbank Footbridge Variation Regulations Oct 2012

Submission on Woodville & Cheltenham Park boundaries June 2012

Submission on Capital City DPA May 2012

Submission on Local Govt Governance Discussion Paper May 2012

Submission on Developing a Better South Australia Jan 2012

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We are an umbrella organisation representing resident and community groups. Dedicated to 'Putting the People back into Planning and Development in SA', our goal is a planning and development process which is accountable, transparent and sustainable, and that guarantees genuine community engagement.