30 July 2007Kevin Rudds commitment to a new $500 million Housing Affordability Fund means more homes for Sydney according to Aaron Gadiel, Chief Executive of the NSW Urban Taskforce. This fund will help fast-track the release of homes in Sydneys growth centres, Mr Gadiel said.
26 July 2007Sydneys rents will continue to soar until 2010 unless urgent action is taken by the Federal Government, according to Aaron Gadiel, CEO of the NSW Urban Taskforce. Research organisation BIS Shrapnels latest report Building in Australia 2007 to 2022 predicts that the construction of new homes in NSW will fall short of whats needed for the next three years.
17 July 2007Its quicker to conceive and give birth to a baby, than to get a home extension approved by one Sydney council, according to Aaron Gadiel, CEO of the NSW Urban Taskforce.
19 June 2007
The NSW Urban Taskforce, a development industry group representing Australia largest developers, has called on Frank Sartor, Minister for Planning to increase controls over private certifiers that issue construction and compliance certificates. Terry Barnes, Chief Executive Officer, said today that there is need to increase some of the powers of the Building Professional Board which is the arm of government that has responsibility for accrediting private certifiers.