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Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Urban Taskforce | Media Releases

Fish Market concepts create new waterfront destination

Written by Administrator on Monday, 26 June 2017 03:09.

26 June 2017

The announcement by the NSW Government that Danish architects have been appointed to design a new expanded Fish Market will create a new waterfront destination, says the Urban Taskforce.

Positive NSW Budget- but housing construction a risk

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 20 June 2017 04:36.

20 June 2017

The NSW Budget demonstrates good economic management but the housing construction sector must continue to perform, says the Urban Taskforce.

Parramatta Council affordable housing tax will slow down housing supply

Written by Administrator on Monday, 19 June 2017 06:21.

19 June 2017

The potential for the city of Parramatta to become an equal city centre with the Sydney CBD could be under threat from significant taxes proposed on development says the Urban Taskforce.

Sydney apartments are costing $150,000 more than Melbourne apartments

Written by Administrator on Monday, 19 June 2017 01:40.

19 June 2017

A detailed survey by the Urban Taskforce has found that Sydney design standards are adding $150,000 to the cost of the average apartment.

Billion dollar road delivery will keep Western Sydney moving

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 05:51.

13 June 2017

The allocation of $1 billion for Western Sydney roads in the upcoming NSW Budget will be a positive contribution towards vital infrastructure needed in Western Sydney, says the Urban Taskforce.

Glenn Stevens Report on Housing Affordability Calls for Faster Planning to Support New Residents

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 06 June 2017 04:06.

02 June 2017

The Glenn Stevens Report on Housing Affordability in NSW has called for a streamlining of planning approvals so that potential new residents are supported says the Urban Taskforce.

NSW housing affordability package must go further

Written by Administrator on Thursday, 01 June 2017 06:47.

01 June 2017

While there are many positives in the NSW Government’s affordable housing package there are also a number of concerns and missed opportunities, says the Urban Taskforce.

Keep planning decisions for small projects with council panels and for large projects with regional panels

Written by Administrator on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 06:11.

30 May 2017

Planning decisions across NSW need to be determined by different independent panels depending on project size, says the Urban Taskforce.

Affordable housing policies must work with industry

Written by Administrator on Monday, 29 May 2017 04:33.

29 May 2017

The NSW Labor Party’s approach to affordable housing must work with the development industry rather than add a new tax, says the Urban Taskforce.



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