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CEO's Diary - November 2017

November – Industry Leaders Research Group

We are hosting meetings with members of our Industry Leaders Research Group to discuss the direction of our research for 2018.

1 November – MD lunch with Lord Mayor Graham Quirk

We hosted the Lord Mayor Graham Quirk for a boardroom style luncheon with members.

2 November – Reserve Bank of Australia

We met with the Reserve Bank of Australia representatives to discuss business conditions and impress on them member concerns regarding financing issues.

3 November – Awards for Excellence Lunch

We hosted members at Brisbane City Hall for our 2017 UDIA Qld Mitchell Brandtman Awards for Excellence. The Awards celebrated innovation in the sector and honoured those projects that contributed to creating inspired communities for Queenslanders. Thank you to everyone who came and our Event Partners. Visit our Facebook page to view images from the day.

15 November – EnviroDevelopment certificate presentation

We presented AVID Property Group with EnviroDevelopment certifications for their developments: Brentwood Forest (QLD), Harvest (NSW), Bloomdale and Savana (VIC).

28 November – Ipswich City Council

We will meet with Ipswich City Council Senior Officers to discuss Ipswich Council’s review of development fees and charges.

Meetings with government have been cancelled or postponed until the State election because of caretaker mode.

I will keep you regularly updated on our meetings with government and invite you to submit your questions to be raised. I can’t guarantee an answer, or that we can ask them all, but I invite you to submit a question for consideration.