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Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Shadow cast over future of Sydney’s second CBD

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 12 July 2016 05:33.

08 July 2016

The recent rejection of a proposal for a tall tower at 48 Macquarie Street Parramatta sets a precedent for much of the Parramatta CBD to be constrained to buildings of only medium height that may not be economically viable says the Urban Taskforce.

Riverwood urban renewal demonstrates the value of private public partnerships

Written by Administrator on Wednesday, 06 July 2016 03:33.

06 July 2016


The announcement by the Minister for Social Housing Brad Hazzard that the Riverwood social housing estate will be renewed with a mix of private, social and affordable housing demonstrates the value of Private Public Partnerships, says the Urban Taskforce.

NSW population growth needs long term planning

Written by Administrator on Friday, 01 July 2016 03:20.

01 July 2016

The recent release of an update on population growth by the NSW Department of Planning & Environment demonstrates that NSW is now experiencing strong population growth and this will need long term planning says, the Urban Taskforce.

Council dabbling in value capture needs state guidance

Written by Administrator on Thursday, 30 June 2016 02:28.

29 June 2016

Now that a number of Sydney council’s have lost their elected councillors a wave of proposals for value capture levies on new housing are being proposed which contravene State Government guidelines, says the Urban Taskforce.

Barangaroo determination good for Sydney’s global city status

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 05:56.

28 June 2016

The determination by the Planning Assessment Commission in favour of the Crown Sydney Hotel Resort and the overall master plan is good news for Sydney’s global city status, says the Urban Taskforce.

NSW Budget infrastructure expenditure underpins property growth

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 06:40.

21 June 2016

The NSW Budget contains significant expenditure on infrastructure including public transport that will underpin future urban development, says the Urban Taskforce.

Housing affordability subject to election debate

Written by Administrator on Monday, 20 June 2016 06:30.

20 June 2016

Housing affordability which has become an important issue in the federal election will be the subject of an Urban Taskforce debate, on Tuesday 21 June.

City deal for Western Sydney good for managing growth and jobs

Written by Administrator on Monday, 20 June 2016 05:00.

20 June 2016

The City Deal announced by the Federal and State Governments is a positive move that will manage growth and drive new jobs in Western Sydney, says the Urban Taskforce.

Scaremongering by Sydney City Council on Waterloo redevelopment has facts wrong

Written by Administrator on Thursday, 16 June 2016 03:12.

16 June 2016

The sensational scaremongering about Hong Kong like densities for the redevelopment of Waterloo by the City of Sydney Council is based on incorrect facts, says the Urban Taskforce.



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