04 November 2016
The announcement by NSW Planning Minister, Rob Stokes, that the government is concerned about the development industry ‘being held to ransom’ by some councils over Voluntary Planning Agreements and has now issued a Practice Note on this is excellent news.”
02 November 2016
The latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows a dramatic jump in NSW apartment approvals but a slowing down of home approvals across the rest of Australia, says the Urban Taskforce.
31 Ocotber 2016
The solution to Sydney’s affordable housing is contained in the current Department of Planning policies, says the Urban Taskforce.
26 October 2016
Minister Dominic Perrottet’s proposal to replace the transaction tax of stamp duty with a broad based land tax will help housing affordability, says the Urban Taskforce.
24 October 2016
Australia’s top property developers represented by the industry association Urban Taskforce Australia have come together with a simple proposal to the NSW Government to deliver a new form of affordable housing which could produce 40,000 new affordable homes in Sydney over the next 10 years.