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Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Premier Gladys Berejiklian can continue the strong economic growth of NSW

Written by Administrator on Monday, 23 January 2017 01:54.

23 January 2017

The election of Gladys Berejiklian as NSW Premier and of Dominic Perrottet as Deputy Leader of the NSW Liberal Party will give confidence to the property industry, says the Urban Taskforce.

Next Premier must continue to drive Sydney’s growth

Written by Administrator on Thursday, 19 January 2017 02:06.

19 January 2017

The Urban Taskforce acknowledges the incredible position that Mike Baird has achieved for the state of NSW. The next Premier for NSW must be someone who continues the drive for growth with infrastructure that has been the hallmark of Mike Baird’s term, says the Urban Taskforce.

Sydney Metro forging ahead but urban renewal lags behind

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 00:47.

11 January 2017

Planning approval of the Sydney Metro from Chatswood to Sydenham is great news, however there is a lack of certainty for development around the stations and areas around the rail corridor, says the Urban Taskforce.

Apartment approvals dropping in NSW

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:54.

10 January 2017

The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that approvals for apartments have dropped by twenty percent since June, says the Urban Taskforce.

Planning reforms first step but bigger reforms needed to boost housing supply

Written by Administrator on Monday, 09 January 2017 05:02.

09 January 2017

The planning reforms announced by NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes are a step in the right direction but much more reform is needed to boost Sydney’s housing supply, says the Urban Taskforce.

Sydney Housing Completions Up But Much More Needed

Written by Administrator on Thursday, 22 December 2016 00:13.

Thursday 22nd Decemebr 2016

While it is impressive that for the year to date housing completions in the Sydney Metropolitan Area have reached record levels they are still well below what is needed says the Urban Taskforce.

Chatswood and Randwick Council Plans Will Slow Housing And Jobs

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 04:50.

Wednesday 21st December 2016

 

 

The recently released plans by Randwick Council and Willoughby Council contain restrictions and levies that will slow development down says the Urban Taskforce.

Victorian Apartments Standards More Flexible Than NSW

Written by Administrator on Monday, 19 December 2016 02:56.

Monday 19th December 2016

 

The recently released Better Apartments Design Standards for Victoria have more flexibility than the NSW Apartment Design Guide and this helps with housing affordability says the Urban Taskforce.

Federal Government Report on Housing Calls for More Supply but Sydney’s Plans Not Helping This

Written by Administrator on Friday, 16 December 2016 04:22.

Friday 16 December 2016 

The Federal Government’s Report into Home Ownership by the House Economics Committee has called for a boost to supply but the Greater Sydney Commissions Draft District Plans will not help says the Urban Taskforce.



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