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Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

NSW housing approvals hit new high

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 31 August 2016 03:25.

30 August 2016

Monthly housing approvals for July 2016 for NSW have hit an all-time high with 6,545 approvals, says the Urban Taskforce.

Rezoning changes could slow down housing production

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 03:46.

30 August 2016

The announcement today by the NSW Minister for Planning that significant changes to the current land rezoning process will commence on 1 September 2016, has left the development industry confused, says the Urban Taskforce.

Construction work tapering off in NSW

Written by Administrator on Thursday, 25 August 2016 01:00.

24 August 2016

The latest results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for construction work done in NSW show that after a continuous rise since 2012 the amount of construction is tapering off, says the Urban Taskforce.

Job focus on gazelle companies - a leap forward

Written by Administrator on Friday, 19 August 2016 06:32.

19 August 2016

The announcement by the NSW Government that it will financially help fast growing, small-to-medium gazelle companies along with other jobs support is a welcome initiative, says the Urban Taskforce.

Sydney Lord Mayor candidates must promote state and local issues

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 23:24.

17 August 2016

The candidates for the position of Lord Mayor of Sydney must champion all of the city including state government projects, says the Urban Taskforce.

Parramatta working group to explore solar access issues to the city centre

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 03:57.

17 August 2016

The establishment of a working group to explore solar access issues for the centre of Parramatta and their impact on future development demonstrates positive support by all levels of government for private investment and is good news for Parramatta, says the Urban Taskforce.

Interest rate drop good for driving Sydney’s housing supply

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 03 August 2016 05:59.

02 August 2016

The drop in the official interest rate by the Reserve Bank to 1.5 percent will act as a stimulus for more housing through investors and first home buyers as repayments on loans are reduced, says the Urban Taskforce.

Greater Macarthur Priority Growth Area plans important for Sydney’s growth

Written by Administrator on Monday, 01 August 2016 06:24.

01 August 2016

The announcement by NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes that plans have been made for Wilton New Town and that the boundaries of the Greater Macarthur Priority Growth Area are to be extended is good news for managing Sydney’s growth, says the Urban Taskforce.

Sirius Building replacement must represent today not copy the past

Written by Administrator on Monday, 01 August 2016 06:21.

01 August 2016

The announcement by the NSW Government that the Sirius Building in the Rocks will not receive heritage listing opens the way for a sympathetic yet modern replacement, says the Urban Taskforce



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