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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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  • Council Report - Mayor Bob Manning

    In the Regional Profile section of the Autumn 2017 issue of our industry magazine, establish, we asked Carins Mayor Cr Bob Manning to update us on Council and Private sector activity. 

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  • CEO's Diary - 21 April 2017

    This week I travelled north to meet with the Cairns Branch to discuss our Research Foundation, and the great advocacy they are doing in the region. We also held our Annual General Meeting and appointed the Board for the coming term. 

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