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  • New SPP and SDAP released

    Last Friday, the Queensland Department of Infrastructure and Planning released the State Planning Policy (SPP) and the State Development Assessment Provisions (SDAP). 

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  • Unitywater engagement a success

    Changes are being made to the way Unitywater engages with local developers following engagement with our Sunshine Coast branch. The meeting was organised by the branch in response to issues raised by members about processing for waterworks infrastructure and its impact on housing costs. 

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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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  • Bernard said what?! (1)

    Futurist, keynote speaker, columnist, business advisor, and author Bernard Salt drew a crowd of 140 delegates to the Maroochy Surf Club Centre earlier this month.

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  • Moreton Bay takes out Planning Awards

    Moreton Bay Regional Council had secured top honours at the 2017 National Planning Excellence Awards including Australia’s Best Planning Idea - Large Project and Australia’s Best Planner. 

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