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Ipswich, let's continue the good work we’ve started together

Re-join as a member of the Institute in 2018 to continue the good work we’ve started together!

As we approach the end of 2017, it’s opportune to reflect on what we’ve achieved together. You told us what was important to the local development industry. We took that feedback and kept it front of mind when we advocated to government, undertook research, and planned informative branch events.

We also know each region faces different opportunities and challenges. The Ipswich Branch is working hard to voice member feedback on local industry matters, and we are pleased to share a few highlights from 2017: 

  • We ensured the voices of Ipswich Branch Members were heard in our responses to pivotal matters like Ipswich’s Planning scheme changes including the Draft Local Government Infrastructure Plan, planning scheme amendments and specific changes affecting cottage lot yields in land developments. We also consulted with Economic Development Queensland regarding infrastructure delivery in Ipswich
  • We continued our efforts to advocate with the local and State governments on behalf of our membership about planning reforms that directly affect our industry and maintain strong working relationships with decision makers
  • We provided input into the draft Queensland Building Plan, and the proposed Urban Design Referral Trigger, and the Queensland Housing Code
  • Our Research Foundation reports, Planning Pulse, Regional Radar, and Census fact sheets were delivered straight to your inbox, sharing the latest market and consumer analysis for Ipswich
  • We hosted four events including a development showcase and one with the new Mayor presenting the council’s vision for Ipswich. 

For questions about your 2018 membership, please contact our membership team.