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Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Apartment approvals booming in NSW but national approvals slowing down

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:00.

02 November 2016

The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows a dramatic jump in NSW apartment approvals but a slowing down of home approvals across the rest of Australia, says the Urban Taskforce.

Affordable housing solution for Sydney is contained in Planning Department Policies

Written by Administrator on Monday, 31 October 2016 02:39.

31 Ocotber 2016

The solution to Sydney’s affordable housing is contained in the current Department of Planning policies, says the Urban Taskforce.

Replacing Stamp Duty with Land Tax will help Housing Affordability

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 26 October 2016 05:26.

26 October 2016

Minister Dominic Perrottet’s proposal to replace the transaction tax of stamp duty with a broad based land tax will help housing affordability, says the Urban Taskforce.

Property Developers proposal to provide up to 40,000 Affordable Homes over 10 years for Sydney

Written by Administrator on Monday, 24 October 2016 01:51.

24 October 2016

Australia’s top property developers represented by the industry association Urban Taskforce Australia have come together with a simple proposal to the NSW Government to deliver a new form of affordable housing which could produce 40,000 new affordable homes in Sydney over the next 10 years.

City Deal for Western Sydney will drive growth

Written by Administrator on Friday, 21 October 2016 02:47.

21 October 2016

The City Deal announced by the Federal and State Governments for Western Sydney will be an excellent governance structure to drive growth in the region, says the Urban Taskforce.

Three city centres for Sydney recognises growth but infrastructure needed

Written by Administrator on Thursday, 20 October 2016 05:47.

20 October 2016

The new vision for Sydney as being three city centres at the Sydney CBD, Parramatta and the Western Sydney airport is a good response to the Sydney’s growing population, but infrastructure must support the three city centres, says the Urban Taskforce.

Macquarie Street activation will need some commerce

Written by Administrator on Friday, 14 October 2016 02:34.

14 October 2016

The proposals to rejuvenate Macquarie Street will need come private commerce to generate activity to balance the formal public buildings, says the Urban Taskforce.

Hunter Regional Plan can drive growth

Written by Administrator on Friday, 14 October 2016 02:31.

14 October 2016

The Hunter Regional Plan with its increased residential densities and focus on the Newcastle city centre can drive significant growth and development in the region, says the Urban Taskforce.

60 storey Star Casino tower should lead the way for more tall buildings on the Pyrmont Peninsula

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 11 October 2016 03:40.

11 October 2016

The announcement of the three competing schemes for a 215 metre high six-star hotel and apartment building in Pyrmont opens up the potential for more towers on the peninsula, says Urban Taskforce.



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