Marie Forgione


With more than 15 years experience in the industry, Marie has an established reputation within South-east Queensland. Having qualifications in Environmental Science and Environmental Planning from Griffith University, Marie’s consulting focus as a Town Planner comes with a broad spectrum of knowledge, experience and offers an integrated, insightful approach to development related issues.

Marie has worked in various roles in small to medium size private firms, including being the Town Planning Manager at a Brisbane based Town Planning and Surveying firm. In this role, Marie focused on being the Risksmart accredited individual for the company, as well as overseeing the day to day development assessment processes on all applications.

Marie recognises the importance of long term building relationships with clients and industry parties and is committed to offering friendly and expert advice and delivering successful project outcomes.

  • Bachelor of Science – Australian Environmental Studies (2000)
  • Graduate Diploma – Environmental Planning (2006)


We have a long standing accreditation with Risksmart for a new dwelling house, extension to an existing house, multiple dwellings (up to 10 units) and subdivision of land (up to 10 lots).

With a comprehensive and practical understanding of the development outcomes sought by the Council Risksmart team, with our advice you can rest assured your application will qualify for Risksmart and keep application approval timeframes to a minimum. Find out more about Risk Smart Accreditation on the BCC website or contact us.

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