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  • Election Campaign Update

    In the first eight days of the campaign there have been a handful of announcements of particular interest to the property development industry.

    In launching the election campaign, Premier Newman confirmed that if re-elected an LNP government would continue to focus on the property and construction industry as one of the four pillars of the Queensland economy. The Institute welcomes confirmation that our industry would remain a focus for a re-elected LNP Government.

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  • Priority Development Infrastructure Co-Investment Program Update

    Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) has provided UDIA (Qld)’s policy committees with an update on the new Priority Development Infrastructure (PDI) Co-Investment Program.

    The PDI program is an initiative resulting from the Infrastructure Charges Review which has been designed to facilitate infrastructure that will enable significant economic development.

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  • Development Challenges workshop

    The UDIA (Qld) Fraser Coast Branch held an interactive one day workshop in May 2014 with Councillors, the executive staff and planning staff from the Fraser Coast Regional Council on development challenges.

    The workshop was an informative session for Councillors and staff on the land development process from land identification and acquisition, development feasibility, development funding, application processes, through to construction and delivery of residential allotments.

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  • UDIA (Qld) Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner

    Judging for the UDIA (Qld) 2014 Awards for Excellence has commenced and we’d like to thank all businesses and individuals who have submitted entries for a hotly contested award this year.

    We’ve received a number of high calibre entries from right across Queensland this year and it’s guaranteed our judges will have their work cut out for them.

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  • Priorities for the next term of Government

    The UDIA (Qld) would like to hear your views on the priorities for the next term of Government in Queensland.

    With a State Election due in March 2015, what do you think should be the priorities for a newly elected Government so that our industry can deliver thriving and affordable communities?

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  • SEQ Regional Plan: Seats are selling fast!

    Hear from the State Government and three industry thought leaders about the current review of the SEQ Regional Plan, how a new plan might differ from the existing one, and the role the Plan will play in the future of SEQ.

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  • Fraser Coast planning scheme

    The UDIA (Qld) Fraser Coast Branch was pleased to provide input and feedback from our members into the Fraser Coast Draft Planning Scheme. As a result, the new scheme will simplify many of the existing planning processes and lead to greater certainty in the development process which will benefit our community.

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