Lara has completed a Bachelor of City Planning (Honours) at the University of New South Wales.

Her studies have allowed her to develop a strong understanding of the planning profession, with particular emphasis on urban design, feasibility, sustainability and the development assessment process. Lara is highly passionate about equitable cities.

She recognises that planners have the opportunity to positively reshape society through an understanding and consideration of the complex and unique challenges faced by each group within the community.