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  • June 2017 Regional Radar released

    With the release of the June 2017 Regional Radar, another set of regular region-specific data is at your fingertips. The exclusive new research, powered by leading property consultancy Corelogic, reveals the latest sales and rent figures, as well as affordability indexing.

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  • More time to save on Conference

    This is not a drill. You now have more time to purchase an early bird pass to our Annual Developers Conference. We’ve extended early bird pricing until 30 June!

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  • Improved CGT reporting to ATO

    The Institute has recently participated in an Office of State Revenue (OSR) workshop to develop solutions for collecting data the ATO requires for the Real Property Transfers Report (RPTR).

     

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  • Open Ideas Competition launches

    We know through insights gathered as part of  the Institute’s Research Foundation, presented by Construction Skills Queensland, that people want greater housing choice. We wanted to find a way to work with government to encourage innovation within the sector.

     

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  • Wildlife Category Changes

    The Greater Glider has changed from “Least concern” to “Vulnerable”, effective 12 May 2017 as part of a reclassification of 37 wildlife species’ conservation status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Qld). This is the same status as Koalas.

     

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  • CEOs Diary - 26 May 2017

    This week I attended the launch of our joint initiative with the Queensland Government, and the Density and Diversity Done Well Open Ideas Competition, with the Deputy Premier.  

     

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  • BCC releases new flood map

    Brisbane City Council (BCC) recently updated their Flood Awareness Map. The interactive map has been updated to include flood data from the Brisbane River Catchment, Perrin Creek, and Moggill Creek flood studies. 

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  • Project Bank Accounts need more thought

    The Urban Development Institute of Australia Queensland (the Institute) has called for an Industry Consultative Committee to be formed immediately by the State Government to discuss and refine the implementation of its Project Bank Accounts (PBA) initiative.

     
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  • What housing do families want?

    The housing needs of Queensland families are shifting. The ‘nuclear family’ (mum, dad, and two kids) is becoming rare. Families come in all shapes and sizes, with single parents and multi-generational households more common than ever. Understandably, different families have different housing preferences.

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  • Bernard said what?!

    Futurist, keynote speaker, columnist, business advisor, and author, Bernard Salt drew a crowd to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for the sold-out Heads up: Brisbane 2027 event. 

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