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.
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.
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.
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.
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.