ALphaDemographics & Planning Information
Dr Alison Taylor is a highly skilled demographer, with broad experience in the research and application of population and other projections in an urban and regional planning policy context. This has included applying demographic and related data to support policy, planning, service delivery and infrastructure decisions.
Alison was most recently the NSW Chief Demographer, before that a demographer for the Queensland and ACT governments and manager of social research at the City of Gold Coast.
Alison has been a demographic planner for NSW School Education and was a foundation member of the Queensland Non State Schools Accreditation Board Funding Eligibility Committee. In October 2017, Alison was appointed to the National School Resourcing Board by the Minister for Education.
Alison has been responsible not only for producing projections but also providing relevant interpretation and advising on demographic data used in major regional planning exercises such as The South East Queensland Regional Plan and A Plan for Growing Sydney. A significant component of Alison’s work has involved providing advice regarding infrastructure planning and contributing to a quality evidence base that underpins strategic decision-making and investment choices.
Kim is a demographer with over 20 years experience. Kim has worked in research, analytical, social policy and strategy roles in government, non-government and academic sectors. Most recently, Kim was practice lead for community insights and modelling at the NSW Data Analytics Centre.