About Us

Established in March 2016 as a joint venture between Stephen Holmes and Helen Dyer. Holmes Dyer now blends governance, management and consultation with design, development and planning skills to provide a contemporary company that creates, manages and delivers; land, cities and communities.

We pride ourselves on our demonstrated ability to create, manage and deliver sustainable solutions tailored to our client’s specific needs.

Holmes Dyer is an agile national consultancy of lateral thinkers facilitating bespoke outcomes in the use, design, development, delivery and governance of land, cities and communities.

We are involved in some of the largest and most complex projects in Australia, from their inception and genesis, through the formulation of the governance framework, the investigation of the design opportunities, evaluation of the economic, social and environmental influences, to project adoption and implementation.

Our Vision

To provide bespoke solutions for our clients to optimise opportunities for a sustainable and improved future.

Our Approach

We bring the highest levels of care and dedication to each project.

We listen to each client’s needs and then tailor bespoke and innovative approaches to delivering the required outcomes for each.

Our approach incorporates learnings and best practice from all over to ensure processes and outcomes are enduring and sustainable.

Our Values


We value high integrity and in all our dealings we are open and honest.


By achieving and maintaining the highest standards in what we do; not only to do the right things, but to do things right and to do them right the first time.


In delivering superior services to our clients based on sound industry knowledge and best practice for enduring outcomes.


As the basis for developing long-term relationships by exceeding expectations.


We will learn forever, ensuring that our knowledge is thorough, relevant and current.


Proactively finding solutions for clients through best practice, sound industry knowledge and leading-edge technology


To be receptive and caring to the needs of clients and staff.

Our People

Stephen Holmes

BA (GEOG), GRAD DIP (TP), PIA (Fellow), FAICD, LMUDIA Download CV 0413 807 348 LinkedIn

Nitsan Taylor

B(SocWk), GradDipURP, IAP2 Certificate Download CV 0457 700 131 LinkedIn

Natasha Holmes

BU&RP (Hons) Download CV 08 7231 1889 LinkedIn

Bethany Hold

BA (CCJ) and Dip (MediaComms) Download CV 08 7231 1889 LinkedIn

Sandy Wells


Our Services

Housing, Economic & Demographic Research

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Social Planning


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Urban Design & Master Planning

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Statutory & Policy Planning

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Community Engagement

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Centres & Retailing

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Strategic Planning

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Our Projects


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Building Better Communities

Study Tour of Sydney 13 July 2022

Holmes Dyer is hosting a Study Tour to Sydney in 2022. Councils, Government and Institutions are invited to attend. The tour will examine development projects and governance systems that contribute to building connected sustainable communities.

Contact Us


Level 3, 15 Featherstone Place ADELAIDE


(08) 7231 1889