Let’s Work Together, With Place

Explore our unique approaches to planning, design, engagement and ecological wellbeing…


We are a boutique consultancy offering tailored services to help local governments, non-government organisations and community groups work better with place. Our broad range of skills is ideally suited to identifying and bringing forward out-of-the-box opportunities.


Our place offerings encompass placemaking, strategic planning, coaching, facilitation and engagement. Going beyond a project mentality, we help you develop new ways of thinking and work towards lasting change. Our ways of working with place help you focus your efforts to make a difference.

Our yoga and mindfulness offering is designed to support people of place in fostering connectedness and wellbeing integral to a deeper lifework.


Our way of working with place moves beyond silos. We focus on a deep respect for the Earth, on community connectedness, for the stories that make place meaningful. Working with place is about focusing our efforts in a way that makes them really matter. It is the big transformation our organisations and communities need. We work with generosity and a will to grow capacity, leaving a legacy beyond projects.


Sage Leaf Place is based in unceded Wurundjeri/Boon Wurrung/Wathaurong Country. We pay our respects to Country, to Elders past and present, and to the stewardship and connection to place of all First Nations peoples. As settlers, we aim to support the stewardship of place in a way that is deeply respectful and generative, wherever we work. We also proudly support the Uluru Statement.

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We are based in Victoria, Australia. We acknowledge we are based in unceded land of the Kulin Nations, and pay our respects to Country and Elders past and present. Our ethic is local, connecting to the global!

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Photography by Luke Hemer Photography. The Sage Leaf Place logo is developed by Tin Box Design.