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Posted on: 30 January, 2015

TechnologyOne to acquire ICON Software, further expanding reach into local government sector

This acquisition builds on TechnologyOne’s dominant market position in local government. Over 70 per cent of the 100 largest councils, and one third of all councils, across Australia and New Zealand partner with... Read on...

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Posted on: 16 November, 2014

ICON's CEO featured at The Pulse IT Entrepreneur's Event


ICON CEO Marie Phillips will be showcased as an expert panellist at this week's The Pulse Expert Night which will focus on 'Female Founders'. The event is being held at Fortitude Valley in Brisbane and aims to... Read on...

For more information on the event - click link
Posted on: 26 October, 2014

NSW Parliament introduces new Bill to support ePlanning

On 22nd October an amendment of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Bill was introduced by Pru Goward (Minister for Planning) to the NSW Parliament. The Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Bill 2014... Read on...

Link to Bill
Posted on: 9 November, 2014

ICON gets into festive spirit and supports Australian Children’s Music Foundation

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In a festive gesture leading into the Christmas season, ICON Software has made a charity donation to the Australian Children’s Music Foundation (ACMF) on behalf of its customers.

ICON is proud to support ACMF, a... Read on...

For more information on ACMF
Posted on: 23 October, 2014

Tassie Government goes live with iPlan

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The Tasmanian Government has officially launched its new iPlan website – Tasmania’s online central resource for planning and development.

The website allows users to search any Tasmanian planning scheme for information... Read on...

For more information on the iPlan Tasmania service
Posted on: 20 October, 2014

WA Minister Approves of Online Approvals

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WA Local Government Minister Tony Simpson and WA Local Government Association (WALGA) president Troy Pickard visited Town of Victoria Park earlier this month to launch the CouncilsOnline project.

The pair joined Town of... Read on...

Posted on: 13 October, 2014

ICON Tassie bound for LGMA Tasmania Annual Conference at Coles Bay

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ICON Software is currently enroute to LGMA Tasmania's Annual Conference at Coles Bay which is being held from 15th to 17th October.

ICON’s Marie Phillips and Tony Kishazi will attend the conference with Marie... Read on...

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Posted on: 8 October, 2014

Online Tracking of DA’s a breeze for Scenic Rim residents


Scenic Rim Regional Council, set in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, has gone live with TRACK ePlanning software from ICON.

The new TRACK software is an update of the Council’s online tracking services and was... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: 6 October, 2014

World-class planning and website software on the horizon for Whitsunday residents


Whitsundays Regional Council, with a population of 35,000 residents, will go live with a world-class new council website and ePlanning solution by the end 2014.

As Australia’s leading supplier of government software and... Read on...

Posted on: 29 September, 2014

ICON wins Gold Coast Business Excellence Award for Knowledge Management and IT

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Australia’s leading supplier of ePlanning systems, ICON Software, has been selected by the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards as a monthly category winner of the Knowledge Management and Information Technology Award for... Read on...

Posted on: 16 September, 2014

International study tour recipient announced at ICMA USA

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Exciting news from ICMA USA conference - the winner of the 2014 ICON Software International Study tour is Scott Myers from City of Laconia in New Hampshire.

Scott will be flown out from the US and hosted by ICON for 7... Read on...

Posted on: 12 September, 2014

OK Corral legend Wyatt Earp’s direct descendent and former lawman visits Gold Coast


HE is a charismatic Texan complete with classic cowboy hat and boots.

James R Earp is also a direct descendant of Wyatt Earp, the legendary lawman and deputy town sheriff from Tombstone who took part in the infamous... Read on...

Gold Coast Bulletin story
Posted on: 10 September, 2014

ICON heads to North Carolina for ICMA 2014


ICON CEO Marie Phillips is currently en-route to the 100th International City Managers Association annual conference in North Carolina. ICON is the only Australian company to be showcased at the conference - which is the... Read on...

Posted on: 2 September, 2014

Texan Study Tour Winner enhances international line up at User Forum

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The annual ICON User Forum held last week at Peppers Resort on the Tweed Coast was hailed a rousing success by all who attended. This year’s Forum format included an international array of speakers including our very first... Read on...

Posted on: 26 August, 2014

ICON User Forum hits the Tweed Coast

The annual ICON User Forum will be held this week from Wednesday 27th August to Friday 29th August at Peppers Resort on the Tweed Coast.

The 6th annual event is the highlight of ICON’s calendar as customers, software... Read on...

Posted on: 19 August, 2014

ICON Software appointed to Local Buy's Council Business Systems contract

ICON Software have recently been appointed to Local Buy's Council Business Systems contract in Queensland. Local Buy is legislatively entitled to establish Local Government Association arrangements on behalf of... Read on...

Posted on: 13 August, 2014

New Planning Reforms Reflect WALGA’s Advocacy

WALGA President Mayor Troy Pickard said the sector embraced the need for improvements in planning processes several years ago, and the reforms announced today align with many of the actions contained in the Association’s... Read on...

Posted on: 29 July, 2014

Liverpool guides the community through ICON's PlanningXchange suite

Liverpool City Council aims to provide a superior environment in which to live, both now and in the future. The innovative, customer focused video guides Liverpool's community through the online tools allowing for... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: 18 July, 2014

ICON to exhibit at world's largest Local Government conference ICMA in North Carolina


After a successful experience in 2013, ICON will once again be returning to the world's largest Local Government conference ICMA 100th Annual Conference which will be held in Charlotte North Carolina USA.

ICON Software... Read on...

Additional Info on ICMA
Posted on: 28 May, 2014

Record numbers sign up for User Forum 2014

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ICON Software's User Forum 2014 is proving to be a 'must attend' annual event for local government with spots filling in record time since registrations opened to customers and partners in May.

Just over 80... Read on...

User Forum Invitation
Posted on: 1 July, 2014

Gosford City Council launches new look website

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Gosford City Council has rolled out the first stage of its new website, with a host of new features designed to make it easier for residents, businesses and visitors to interact with council or find out more information... Read on...

To check out the new website visit
Posted on: 16 June, 2014

City of Gold Coast goes live with online Draft City Plan 2015

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The City of Gold Coast has officially gone live with their Draft City Plan 2015 using PLAN software from ICON. The Draft City Plan 2015 is now open to public consultation until July 29th and residents are encouraged to have... Read on...

City of Gold Coast Draft City Plan 2015
Posted on: 4 June, 2014

Hobart City Council goes live with TRACK


Last month the Hobart City Council successfully implemented the first of the ICON suite of PlanningXchange modules. This first step will make significant inroads into providing a comprehensive e-solution to the way the... Read on...

Posted on: 13 March, 2014

International Speakers confirmed for the ICON User Forum 2014

Winners from ICMA

The winners of the Study Tour Competition at the Boston ICMA in September 2013, Tim and James complement this year's User Forum theme of Global Reach, Local Focus. We are delighted to welcome Tim and James to the Gold... Read on...

Posted on: 13 March, 2014

Warringah Council has the fastest Development Processing times in Sydney, according to NSW Planning

In its 2012-13 review, it found Warringah determined DAs in just 35 days.

The report also found that the area of Warringah is in the top ten in the State for the numbers of DAs and Complying Development Certificates (CDCs) approved.

View the report
Posted on: 11 March, 2014

ICON expands to USA, South Carolina office established

ICON Software is the sole Australian company participating in the digital corridor project which brings together knowledge-based companies and encourages nurturing and entrepreneurship of projects and services - essentially... Read on...

Visit the facility
Posted on: 18 February, 2014

Gosford City Council signs up for ePlanning portal with ICON


ICON Software is very excited to welcome our latest customer, Gosford City Council.

ICON has been tasked with delivering an end to end ePlanning portal to the Gosford community.

See picture below of Paul Anderson... Read on...

Posted on: 9 February, 2014

ICON to present at the TechnologyOne Evolve Conference

In line with TechnologyOne's recent announcement that they will recommend the PlanningXchange modules PLAN and ASSESS, ICON is pleased to be invited to formally launch the partnership at this year's Evolve conference... Read on...

Posted on: 20 January, 2014

Livingstone Shire Council Go Live with CivicPlus Website


Livingstone Shire Council have officially gone live with their new website using ICON Software’s CivicPlus Local Government Content Management System.

ICON Software has provided Livingstone with a brand new online... Read on...

Check on the Livingstone Shire Council website
Posted on: 2 January, 2014

Dates for 2014 ICON User Forum announced

Mark your diaries - 20-22nd August. Thank you to Tweed Shire Council for being our host Council this year. We look forward to welcoming all our wonderful users to Kingscliff later this year.

Posted on: 16 December, 2013

Victoria Park in Western Australia go live with ICON's TRACK and LODGE

The project was initiated in October 2013 with application tracking live by late November and online lodgement up and running today. The project was funded through the NBN Digital Local Government program.

Additional Info...
Posted on: 16 December, 2013

Launceston leads with online planning enquiry

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The Tasmanian planning schemes online project is developing an online planning enquiry service, with Launceston City Council being the first to trial the service.

The online planning enquiry service enables the public to... Read on...

Visit the Tasmanian Planning Commission's websi
Posted on: 15 December, 2013

Wishing all of our Customers, Partners and Suppliers a very Merry Christmas.

We hope that the ICON donation assists the JDRF in continuing their valuable research to finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

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Posted on: 15 December, 2013

Warringah Council welcomes the ICON & TechnologyOne partnership

ICON CEO Marie Phillips said the partnership aligned with the company’s strategic plan to deliver best in class government solutions to the market.

“This is an exciting period for ICON,” Ms Phillips said.

“We already... Read on...

Visit TechnologyOne's website
Posted on: 15 December, 2013

Welcome to ICON's newest team member!

Evie Brown

Congratulations from the ICON team to Tim and Corrine and welcome little Evie.

Posted on: 6 December, 2013

Blue Mountains migrates to ICON from MasterView

"BMCC were impressed by the “out of the box” functionality of ICON’s products and the consequent reduction in development and deployment time that can be achieved. This, together with the modern, sleek look of the ICON... Read on...

Posted on: 5 November, 2013

Liverpool City Council enhances DA tracking process with world class eGovernment software


Liverpool City Council will be enhancing their development application process by offering to locals an online option and installing the PlanningXchange suite of modules - PLAN, LODGE, ASSESS, TRACK and REPORT. The new suite... Read on...

Liverpool City Council website
Posted on: 1 November, 2013

North Sydney goes live with TRACK

North Sydney Council have officially gone live with TRACK - enhancing their offering to the local community's development and planning applications.

North Sydney Council has added the TRACK software program to their... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: 29 October, 2013

ICON Software named in the #1 Australian IT Industry Awards - CRN Fast50

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The fifth annual CRN Fast50 is the #1 Australian IT industry awards and industry list honouring 50 of the best resellers in the country. Final rankings will be announced on 22 November in a Gala Awards event at the Westin... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: 27 October, 2013

Welcome to the ICON team Tony Kishazi

ICON Software is pleased to announce Tony Kishazi will join the team full time as Account Manager for Southern NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.

Tony joins ICON with a swag of experience in ICT... Read on...

Posted on: 17 October, 2013

ICON heading to IT2013 Conference in November


ICON Software is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming IT2013 Information Technology Conference for Local Government being held in Coffs Harbour on 12th to 15th November 2013.

The 16th Annual Conference will feature... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: 16 October, 2013

ICON takes part in LGMA Tasmania's Annual Conference at Cradle Mountain

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ICON Software is currently at the LGMA Tasmania's Annual Conference at Cradle Mountain from 17th and 18th October to share information on the Tasmanian Planning Commission's Planning Schemes Online Project.

ICON is... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: 9 October, 2013

North West Tasmanian councils adopt consistent planning schemes using ICON's PlanningXchange


Councils in Tasmania’s Cradle Coast Region – in the state’s north west – are the first in the state to have consistent new planning schemes.The new planning schemes are using ICON's web-based ePlanning solution... Read on...

Tasmanian Planning Schemes Online Project
Posted on: 29 September, 2013

Please find information relating to InfoMaster (FTI – Voluntary Administrators) email

Please find below ICON's response to comments from administrators working through Infomaster's voluntary administration:

The intention of this communication is to respond to the comments made by the Administrators... Read on...

Posted on: 23 September, 2013

ICON team catch up with Gold Coast City Council CEO at ICMA Conference in the USA

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The ICON team has been showcasing our software solutions at the 99th ICMA Conference in Boston the past few days and we had the chance to catch up with Gold Coast City Council CEO Dale Dickson.

The Gold Coast City Council... Read on...

Posted on: 18 September, 2013

ICON team en-route to Boston USA to exhibit at world's largest Local Government conference

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ICON co-founders Marie Phillips and Con Liaros are currently en-route to Boston USA to exhibit at the world's largest Local Government conference.

ICON Software is the sole Australian company participating in the... Read on...

ICMA website
Posted on: 12 September, 2013

North Sydney to improve DA process with TRACK


North Sydney Council in the lower north shore will soon be enhancing their offering to the local community to include TRACK – one of the PlanningXchange ePlanning products created by ICON.

North Sydney Council has... Read on...

North Sydney Council website
Posted on: 5 September, 2013

Pittwater Council leads the way with eGovernment software


Pittwater Council in Sydney’s Northern Beaches will soon be reinvigorating their ePlanning software to PlanningXchange by ICON.

Australia’s first pioneer of e-Planning, Pittwater Council in NSW, has announced they are... Read on...

Pittwater Council website
Posted on: 9 September, 2013

Numerous Councils have migrated to ICON PlanningXchange from MasterView and MasterPlan.

During the past couple of years numerous Councils have migrated to ICON PlanningXchange from MasterView and MasterPlan. We have a guaranteed migration program - fixed price, risk free with proven outcomes. Customer's who... Read on...

Posted on: 4 September, 2013

Townsville City Council goes live with PlanningXchange for their Draft City Plan

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Townsville City Council has gone live with ICON’s ePlanning software PlanningXchange – which allows the community 24/7 access to their Draft City Plan currently under Public Consultation until 5pm 25 November 2013, the... Read on...

Townsville City Council's new ePlanning site
Posted on: 3 September, 2013

Fraser Coast to offer online 24/7 eBookings service to local residents


Fraser Coast Regional Council, servicing over 100,000 residents across the Wide Bay-Burnett region, will soon offer locals a world class eBookings system to assist customers with booking council facilities and services... Read on...

Fraser Coast Regional Council website
Posted on: 21 August, 2013

ICON to create Livingstone Shire Council’s new website


ICON will work collaboratively and creatively to create a website for Livingstone Shire Council, which will come into being on 1 January 2014, following the de-amalgamation from Rockhampton Regional Council. The website will... Read on...

Posted on: 19 August, 2013

Victoria Park in WA implements LODGE - electronic lodgement of building and planning applications

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Town of Victoria Park has just signed up for world class eGovernment software to assist customers with their planning application requirements.

Victoria Park will soon be offering the community the ability to lodge, track... Read on...

Town of Victoria Park website
Posted on: 31 July, 2013

Singleton Council goes live with their new website from ICON

The ICON team provided full design, technical implementation and data conversion services, working closely with the Singleton project team to meet the August 1st deadline.

ICON also integrated the PlanningXchange... Read on...

Visit Singleton's website
Posted on: 24 July, 2013

One week to go before the ICON Software Solutions 5th User Forum - last chance to register!

Sixty five of ICON's customers will be joining us from across Australia and New Zealand to discuss and review our ever-evolving software. To top off our action packed agenda, Paul Christie from Mondo Rock will bring his... Read on...

Posted on: 25 June, 2013

Join the ICON Team and experience one of our webinars in July!

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You're invited to join us for our upcoming July webinars with the ICON Team on the 9th and 10th of July....

Join the team for either our eBookings webinar at 11am on 9th July and/or our ePlanning webinar on 10th July... Read on...

Posted on: 23 June, 2013

ICON's ePlanning software featured in CRN Australia!


ICON has been gaining momentum as a company to watch in the area of Cloud technology. CRN Australia has featured ICON as a company to watch via its ePlanning software suite.

Check out the full article via this link ... Read on...

Full story
Posted on: 21 June, 2013

ICON's NZ partner secures another PlanningXchange customer

Another amazing week for ICON Software - our fourth New Zealand site signs up for PLAN! Well done Greg and the team at TwentyFour, ICON's NZ business partner!

Visit TwentyFour's website
Posted on: 19 June, 2013

Tasmania’s “out of the box” e-Planning program delivers online schemes in less than five months


The Tasmanian Government will soon start unveiling its’ world-leading e-Planning platform as 12 of the state’s 29 planning schemes go live online for public exhibition.

The schemes have been re-written from the ground up... Read on...

Tasmanian Planning Commission website
Posted on: 11 June, 2013

North Sydney Council hosting a briefing about migrating from InfoMaster, 17th Sept at 2:30pm

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Information on where you can park is shown the image. For general information please call one of the ICON team today on 07 5580 9095 or email

Map of venue
Posted on: 3 June, 2013

Fraser Coast Regional Council signs up for world class e-booking system!


Fraser Coast Regional Council, servicing over 100,000 residents, will be enhancing the way locals access Council services and facilities by installing an innovative web-based e-bookings system.

Created in the UK and... Read on...

Fraser Coast Regional Council website
Posted on: 23 May, 2013

Maria Cabrera accepts a role with ICON Software

Maria, formerly IT Manager from Bankstown City Council, and ICON is extremely privileged that she opted to take a part-time senior position with ICON as a experienced consultant and project manager.

Maria’s background in... Read on...

Posted on: 23 May, 2013

ICON Software heading to ROCIT 2013 LGMA IT Conference in Perth!


ICON Software is delighted to be a sponsor of ROCIT 2013 LGMA IT Conference in Perth in June.

ICON are sponsoring the Cloud Computing - Improving the Business of Government session at the conference.

The session,... Read on...

ROCIT 2013 LGMA IT Agenda
Posted on: 22 May, 2013

Hobart City Council to enhance planning processes with PlanningXchange!

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Hobart City Council has just announced they will be implementing a new e-government software program for the processing of council planning services for the local community.

Through the implementation of state-of-the-art... Read on...

Hobart City Council website
Posted on: 16 May, 2013

ICON Software and GovCloud form strategic alliance

GovCloud, the Local Government Association of Queensland’s (LGAQ) cloud provider has partnered with ICON to deliver the ICON eGovernment suite of software. GovCloud provides leading cloud based solutions and services to... Read on...

Check out the GovCloud website
Posted on: 15 May, 2013

You're invited to experience Local Government e-bookings software Zipporah!


ICON Software is excited to announce the arrival of UK e-booking software Zipporah and invites you to join us for a special interactive webinar to experience the features and benefits of this
product specially designed for... Read on...

Register here
Posted on: 13 May, 2013

ICON's CEO Marie Phillips running in the Gold Coast Half Marathon to support cancer!


ICON's CEO Marie Phillips is running in the Gold Coast half marathon (21km) in July to help support a close friend fighting aggressive cancer.

Marie's close friend Tabatha Lawson-Smith has been fighting cancer for... Read on...

Donate now...
Posted on: 7 May, 2013

Warringah Council delivers Australia’s first web-driven, interactive Community Strategic Plan!


Warringah Council, in partnership with ICON, deliver Australia’s the first completely web-driven, interactive Community Strategic Plan.

Warringah Council has been spending the past 12 months finding out the community’s... Read on...

See More...
Posted on: 6 May, 2013

Welcome to the team Kevin Nonweiler!

ICON Software is delighted to welcome Kevin Nonweiler to team as our Technical Implementation Consultant based in Sydney.

Kevin arrives at ICON Software with a wealth of experience after being the Manager of IT at Mosman... Read on...

Posted on: 1 May, 2013

ICON's Executive Briefing and Warringah Council Story event a great success!

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ICON Software was delighted to host an Executive Briefing yesterday at the Park Hyatt in Sydney to discuss and explore the story of Warringah Council's transformation over a 10 year period.

Warringah Council's... Read on...

Posted on: 28 April, 2013

ICON's CEO one of the speakers at Intelligent Cities Summit Asia Pacific!

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ICON's CEO Marie Phillips will be featured as one of the keynote speakers at the Intelligent Cities Summit Asia Pacific on 6th and 7th May at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Marie will be presenting on... Read on...

Intelligent Cities Summit program
Posted on: 23 April, 2013

Welcome to the team Sarah!

ICON is very excited to welcome Sarah Mainprize ICON's new Business Development Manager to the team - welcome Sarah!

Posted on: 16 April, 2013

Coffs Harbour City Council goes live with ICON’s PLAN.


Using the NBN Digital Hub funding program from the Federal Government to implement dramatic improvements to their planning processes, Coffs Harbour City Council has recently gone live the second phase of the project.

The... Read on...

Coffs Harbour ePlanning Website
Posted on: 14 April, 2013

Redland City Council signs up for e-government QPP Solution from ICON Software


ICON Software is delighted to announce Redland City Council has recently selected ICON’s PLAN software, a Cloud Service Solution for creating, maintaining and amending planning schemes, manuals, policies and guidelines... Read on...

Posted on: 3 April, 2013

ICON User Forum dates announced – August 7-9th, Coffs Harbour, NSW

This year is ICON’s 5th birthday and we’d like you to celebrate this significant milestone with us at a gala dinner on the Thursday night. As with every ICON User Forum, there is no cost to attend the User Sessions or the... Read on...

Posted on: 10 March, 2013

CAMMS Group Company to Watch in latest Rust Report

Congratulations ICON LG partner to CAMMS Group for being listed in the Rust Report's 'Who's Who of Aussie ICT'. For more info on the CAMMS products contact ICON Software today.

Posted on: 7 June, 2012

ICON welcomes Katie Andruchow to the team

Katie joins ICON as she finishes her Masters of Business Administration at Bond University on the Gold Coast. Bringing a wealth of international experience, we look forward to Katie expanding our marketing capabilities and... Read on...

Posted on: 6 June, 2012

Toby Ralph joins the ICON Advisory Board

Toby brings extensive experience in advertising to the ICON Board, having controlled in excess of $500m in marketing communication campaigns during his lengthy career.
Recently Toby appeared on Gruen Planet as a panellist... Read on...

Posted on: 15 March, 2012

Ingrid Eichhorn joins ICON Software as Southern Region Business Development Manager

Ingrid comes with a long and successful background in Local Government software sales and is well known for being thoroughly professional and full of energy. Ingrid will be based in ICON's Sydney office. Please feel free... Read on...

Posted on: 11 January, 2012

ICON wins the Emerging Business Award for 2011

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As a small business in these tough economic times it is always good to be recognised as a growing company with great prospects and a bright future.

Thank you to the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards and DIgga... Read on...

Posted on: 11 January, 2012

Writing a proper functional spec - Lorne to give lessons next Wednesday

Get a professional to do it!

Posted on: 12 January, 2012

Bankstown goes live with CivicPlus

Bankstown’s 180,000 community members can now access information from both the web and on their mobile devices - visit to take a look.

CivicPlus provides the following out of the box features:
-... Read on...

Posted on: 12 January, 2012

Albury launches ICON TRACK with great success

“Launching the service has been a great success. The service is available on Council’s website and it receives over 200 enquiries per day on applications that have been lodged – making this available via the web saves both... Read on...

Posted on: 22 January, 2012

ICON's new website uses CivicPlus

It took just a few days for our team to migrate content, apply graphic design and launch the new look and feel. It really is so easy and simple to use!

Posted on: 3 February, 2012

Integration is key to Greater Taree City Council

“Before acquiring the ICON Operate Project Management Information System we were managing all council projects manually” said Duncan Clarke, Senior Leader Asset Planning, Greater Taree City Council. “This meant that there... Read on...

Posted on: 29 February, 2012

Coffs Harbour looks to ICON for their e-Planning platform

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ICON Software welcomes Coffs Harbour City Council as a customer. Implementation has commenced of the ICON PlanningXchange suite providing DA Tracking, Corporate Reporting and Online Planning.

Posted on: 29 February, 2012

ICON to attend the Hong Kong ICT Expo as part of the Gold Coast City Council trade mission

The HKTDC International ICT Expo is a powerful leading Asian trade event, linking information and communications technology product and service providers with buyers from around the world. More than 570 exhibitors from all... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: 26 March, 2012

Welcome Dan Feeney - ICON's newest team member

Dan will be located in our Queensland office, bringing great experience to our organisation around software development and technical support.

Posted on: 27 March, 2012

Thames Coromandel, NZ adopts ICON e-Planning solution

TCDC were an early adopter of e-Planning technology using the InfoMaster suite since 2006, the project will replace InfoMaster. Implementation will commence shortly, delivering Planning Permit Tracking, Corporate Reporting... Read on...

Posted on: 29 March, 2012

Councils in New South Wales will be given greater powers to approve Local Environmental Plans (LEPs)

Mr Hazzard said, however, many steps in the LEP-making system were slow, wrapped in red tape and did not provide any guarantee for proponents to obtain a fair hearing. He said since March 2011, the government had sped-up... Read on...

Posted on: 3 May, 2012

Congratulations to all the Award winners at this year's PIA National Congress

Two Queensland councils have received top awards at the 2012 Planning Institute of Australia Awards for Planning Excellence.

Brisbane City Council's Urban Renewal Program Urban Renewal Brisbane - 20 years took out the... Read on...

Posted on: 22 May, 2012

Great Lakes Council opts for ICON PLAN for their new planning scheme exhibition process

In the very near future the Great Lakes community will be able to visit the Council's website to browse and comment on the new Local Environment Plan and Development Control Plans, both of which are being finalised for... Read on...

Posted on: 27 May, 2012

Digital Community Engagement - How does your website rate?

Follow the link and see how your website rates....

Take the challenge today...
Posted on: 31 May, 2012

CivicPlus client, Daggett County, Wins Three International Media Awards

"I love our new website and all the recognition we've gotten. The amount of information we can have available to the public and area visitors is amazing. The ease of adding that information is a tremendous benefit for... Award winning websites...

Award winning CivicPlus
Posted on: 8 June, 2012

ICON's first electronic lodgement customer goes live in Western Australia.

City of Swan

City of Swan is ready to receive online Building Applications via the web. Visit City of Swan's website below and follow the prompts.

Launch ICON's LODGE module
Posted on: 28 June, 2012

Coffs Harbour live with DA Tracking

Coffs Harbour recently selected ICON as their e-Planning partner, working closely with the ICON team to develop a complete on-line planning strategy and project roadmap. This week they go live with the first phase of the project - DA Tracking

Take a tour of Coffs Harbour's DA Tracking...
Posted on: 17 July, 2012

City of Swan Launches Lodgement Portal for Building Permits

The City of Swan has chosen to partner with ICON to implement comprehensive e-Planning capabilities. Recently introducing a new online portal for the lodgment of Building Permit applications, the City is already reaping... Read on...

Read more about Swan’s new lodgment portal
Posted on: 8 August, 2012

Food for thought when redesigning your Local Government website

Making the decision to redevelop your local government website is no small task. There is a lot to consider, and rushing into a decision can end up causing headaches and wasting money - both in the short term and the long term.

10 Questions to Ask.....
Posted on: 22 August, 2012

Fantastic attendance at the ICON 2012 User Forum

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Presentations from V2i, MacroGIS, Gridstone, Redman and TwentyFour demonstrated ICON's commitment of bringing leading edge technology to Local Government. The opening address by General Manager, Lindy Hyam, reinforced the... Read on...

Posted on: 26 August, 2012

ICON confirms our commitment to the Gold Coast with the purchase of a Varsity Lakes office

Please note that our street and postal addresses have changed. To update our details, please follow the link below.

Contact information
Posted on: 30 August, 2012

ICON and MacroGIS sign a Local Government partnership agreement

The solution, ICON Spatial, allows Councils to easily publish map layers to the web using a simple-to-configure spatial solution. ICON Spatial doesn't require any additional GIS vendor licences and can read data from all... Read on...

Posted on: 7 September, 2012

ICON partners with Gridstone to deliver Award winning apps for Local Government

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Gridstone's award-winning apps are now available to Local Government through their partnership with ICON. The partnership will deliver mesmerizing experiences and continually explore the limits of mobile... Read on...

Visit the Gridstone website today
Posted on: 9 September, 2012

Get excited about e-Planning again with ICON

Numerous Councils have migrated to ICON; these Councils are now delivering online planning schemes, electronic assessment and lodgement across Australia and New Zealand.

Get Excited!
Posted on: 8 October, 2012

Tasmanian Planning Commission selects PLAN

ICON Software has been selected by the Tasmanian State Government to deliver the Planning Schemes Online (part B) project.

Posted on: 16 October, 2012

The New Zealand Herald features Auckland's Unitary PLAN project by Twentyfour and ICON

Called the Unitary Plan, the new rulebook is supposed to carry out the directions for the region's growth given in the Auckland Plan.

Read the article
Posted on: 18 October, 2012

ICON sponsors Coffs Harbour IT Conference

This year Jesse Manning and Bill Frankel from CivicPlus will join us to demonstrate the award winning Government Content Management system used by in excess of 32,000,000 people across the USA and Canada. Bankstown City... Read on...

Visit the Conference website to register
Posted on: 24 October, 2012

ICON features in Gold Coast BusinessGC promotional campaign

The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Industry is a significant driver of Gold Coast City's growing economy. The local ICT industry is well placed for growth and continues to attract small businesses due to... Learn more....

Visit the BusinessGC website
Posted on: 29 October, 2012

The Tasmanian Planning Commission announces the selection of ICON Software

User access to planning scheme information is rapidly moving from printed planning schemes to a more accessible digital format. Most councils have their planning scheme information available online, but there is no single... Read on...

Visit to the TPC website
Posted on: 8 November, 2012

Is this the future of complying development??

The concept of printing 3D is now upon us....this YouTube clip takes it to a whole new dimension.

Print your house!
Posted on: 19 November, 2012

CAMMS and ICON would like to introduce our new partnership!


Our two organisations have worked intensively with Local Governments for over 25 years. This powerful partnership will focus on offering Queensland Council's best in class products paired with outstanding professional... Read on...

CAMMS Homepage
Posted on: 28 January, 2013

The Rust Report rates ICON in the WHO's WHO of Aussie IT companies

One of Australia's success stories; ICON has grown in revenue by over 30% in the last 12 months and is now recognised as the leader in electronic development assessment (eDA) systems. Customers include Auckland Council,... Read on...

The Rust Report
Posted on: 1 March, 2013

ICON secures partnership with UK software provider!

ICON Software Solutions is pleased to announce a Local Government partnership with UK based software provider Zipporah.

The partnership enables ICON Software to offer a simple e-bookings solution to Local Councils across... Read on...

Posted on: 1 March, 2013

Welcome Tweed Shire Council

Follow the links on the Tweed website to track your DA or enquire on a property in the Shire. Thank you Tweed for selecting ICON as your e-Planning partner.

Visit Tweed's DA Tracking page
Posted on: 1 March, 2013

Singleton selects ICON to deliver multiple IT projects

The ICON team will provide the CAMMS Interplan solution to deliver Singleton's "Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework" (IP&R).

In late February Singleton selected CivicPlus from ICON to replace their... Read on...

Posted on: 6 March, 2013

Welcome to the team Nick and Becky!

ICON is very excited to welcome Software Developer Nick Baker and Administration Assistant Becky Homer to the growing ICON team - welcome Nick and Becky!

Posted on: 31 May, 2012

The Queensland Government has started transferring planning powers back to 17 local governments

The Queensland Government has started transferring planning powers back to 17 local governments from the Urban Land Development Authority (ULDA). The authority is delegating its development assessment functions to the... Read on...

Posted on: 1 June, 2012

Toby Ralph joins the ICON Advisory Board

Having been listed as one of the Power Index’s “most powerful spinners and advisers in Australia” and topping their “five (relatively) unknown people running Australia” well as the inaugural BRW Power List as one of... Read on...

Posted on: 4 January, 2012

Gold Coast City Council selects ICON Software

Gold Coast City Council

As ICON is a Gold Coast based company it is great to secure business with our home Council.

Replacing their existing online solution, ICON will host the new planning scheme which is being created using the new... read more...

Posted on: 9 January, 2012

Largest Council in New Zealand to use PLAN© for its Unitary Plan

Auckland Council

The solution needed to allow for the delivery of the new plan in a way that is easy to use and navigate and to answer planning related requests.

After completing a formal review process, ICON’s PLAN solution, with its... Read on...

Posted on: 10 March, 2013

You're invited to a webinar on e-bookings solution Zipporah!

You're invited to a special webinar to experience Zipporah ICON Software is excited to announce the arrival of UK e-booking software Zipporah and invites you to join us for a special interactive webinar to experience the... Read on...

Posted on: 18 March, 2013

Auckland Council's draft Unitary Plan is now live using ICON's PLAN software!

Through local NZ partner Twenty Four, Auckland Council has implemented ICON’s PLAN e-planning software. Auckland Council is the largest council is Australasia and ICON is pleased to be a part of this greatly anticipated... Read on...

Posted on: 19 March, 2013

City of Gosnells delighted with ICON’s implementation of e-Planning technology


City of Gosnells in WA is currently implementing ICON’s TRACK from the PlanningXchange module and just sent the ICON team through some fantastic feedback.

“After having Lorne out onsite setting an extremely high bench... Read on...

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