Michael Taylforth

Full Member


Michael is the owner and Principal of Land Insights. He has close to 25 years experience in urban and regional planning and environmental science and holds a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) Degree, supplemented by a Post Graduate Diploma (Urban and Regional Planning).

Michael has operated Land Insights since 2002, completing over 400 projects in Western Australia for a range of clients, including numerous Local Governments, State Government Departments and private sector clients. Prior to Land Insights, Michael worked for the Environment Agency for England and Wales; and a large multi-disciplinary consulting firm in Perth. He started his career working for State Government – namely the (then) Department of Environmental Protection and then Water and Rivers Commission/Swan River Trust.

Experience practicing in:

  • Environmental Planning
  • Coastal Management and Planning
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Licensing
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Environmental Management Plans
  • Community Engagement
  • Extractive Industry Approvals
  • Integrating Environmental and Development (Planning) Approvals

General Services ? View service descriptions

Project Management
Stakeholder Consultation


Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)
Post Graduate Diploma (Urban and Regional Planning)