We are social planning and social research assessment consultants offering tailored and creative services to community, government and business clients across Australia. Dr Judith Stubbs established Judith Stubbs & Associates in 1994, after more than a decade of work in local government community services, strategic planning and social planning. We are based at the Old Post Office in Bulli NSW, a suburb of Wollongong.

Dr Judith Stubbs

Principal – BSW, PhD, Full Member PIA

Judith has over 30 years of experience in housing planning and policy development, social and economic impact assessment, strategic planning, evaluation, community engagement and the arts.

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John Storer

Partner/Economist – BE (Civil), Grad. Dip. (Economics)

John is an expert in the application of economic and econometric modelling and high-level statistical analysis.

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Colleen Lux

Senior Research Associate/Social Scientist – BA (Environmental Policy), MSc (Environmental Studies)

Colleen has ten years of experience delivering projects across all JSA areas of work in urban and rural communities around Australia.

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Tim Storer

Senior Research Associate/Data Analyst – BE (Civil)

Tim takes a leading role in the preparation of social impact assessments for diverse projects, including residential and commercial developments, affordable housing proposals, human services projects…

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Deanna Brown


Deanna expertly manages administration at JSA. She also contributes to housing market desktop research, data entry and logistics around community surveys and engagement events.

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Why Documentaries

Why Documentaries produces media for broadcast on television, online and mobile specialising in Australian History – from community stories to documentary features about unfinished international stories of significance – and in Multicultural Projects and Media. Through culturally appropriate and informed video and media productions including awareness campaigns, Why Documentaries works tirelessly to help reduce stigma, reduce barriers and provide equal access for all CALD communities in education and information regardless of subject matter.

Jess Mackenzie

Jess is a visual artist specialising in working with disadvantaged and cross-cultural community groups, particularly children and young people, to design and develop art works and creative processes that celebrate community life, and express the community/group’s aspirations for the future.

Terry Cook Mosaics

Terry Cook is a mosaic mural artist and has been designing and installing mosaic murals for 17 years.