11 July 2016
The return of the Turnbull government gives the opportunity to refocus on Australian cities, jobs and housing affordability particularly in Western Sydney says the Urban Taskforce.
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.
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.
15 June 2016
The announcement by the NSW Treasurer that a new 4 per cent tax on the purchase of residential real estate by foreign buyers will slow down housing supply and increase the cost of housing, says the Urban Taskforce.
26 April 2016
The decision by the Federal Government to make no changes to negative gearing or the assessment of Capital Gains Tax is positive for the housing market, says the Urban Taskforce.