Dave Lanfear Consulting has a broad range of professional experience gained in various areas including sport, recreation, leisure and community consulting. Please find an overview of projects outlined below:

  • Extensive work in Western Australia in metropolitan and regional areas.
  • Extensive work interstate on strategic projects, business cases and major facility developments.
  • Client experience with local and state governments, state and national sporting organisations and commercial enterprise.
  • A diverse range of sports at elite and community level including: hockey, soccer, netball, basketball, AFL, cricket, aquatics, diving and surf lifesaving.
  • Community projects including disability services, aged and seniors care, health and wellness and child care.
  • Working collaboratively with architects, consultation specialists, economists, planners, project managers and quantity surveyors.
  • Experience with different “Whole of Life” planning stages from strategy to operational management.
  • Previously employed by a non-departmental government organisation (Sport England) to guide and support local governments in the strategic planning; securing funding and operational delivery of sport and community recreation projects/programs.
  • He was also previously employed by a major sport and leisure businesses Stratcorp and Coffey Sport and Leisure.

The following projects have been undertaken by the lead consultant via various service providers:

  • State Sporting Facilities Plan: To establish future facility needs to cater for high level competition and training across WA. (Department of Sport and Recreation)
  • Wellington and Greater Bunbury Strategic Facilities Plan – Involving multiple stakeholders and a clear rationale for shred priorities and future potential investment (partner local governments).
  • City of Canning Public Open Space Strategy to provide recommendations in respect of all POS land owned and a 20-year investment horizon (City of Canning).
  • The State Hockey Stadium: To determine the long term future of both Hockey WA and Hockey Australia at the Curtin University site (Department of Sport and Recreation).
  • Leschenault Leisure Centre Review to identify the potential to reduce ongoing operational costs and increase income generation to ensure the long term viability of the centre (Shire of Harvey).
  • The co-location of East Fremantle Football Club and South Fremantle Football Club at Fremantle Oval as part of a long term investment strategy to develop a WAFL Centre of Excellence on site (City of Fremantle).
  • Team member Active England Program developing an on-line self-evaluation process reporting on agreed performance indicators (Sport England).
  • Guidelines for Community Facilities in the Western Australia (Parks & Leisure Australia).
  • Community Infrastructure Planning Strategy Framework 2011-2041 (City of Mandurah).
  • Percy Doyle Reserve to determine the need and feasibility of combining a number of community facilities within one building on the Percy Doyle Reserve (City of Joondalup).