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Toowoomba, 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 Toowoomba Branch is working hard to voice member feedback on local industry matters, and we are pleased to share a few highlights from 2017:

  • We continued to build a positive relationship with Toowoomba Regional Council and encourage open communication so that our members’ views are shared openly and collaboratively
  • We provided extensive feedback and continue to have discussion with council on Planning Scheme Policy Number 2 Engineering Design Standards keeping our members interests at the forefront of mind
  • We made a submission on council’s medium density review, followed up on dual occupancy changes, and engaged with council on their new design quality emphasis
  • 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 Toowoomba
  • We hosted nine events including a regional market update, Planning System workshop, and another discussing flexible housing choices for our ageing population. We also had the Mayor of Toowoomba share his vision for the region.

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