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  • Region’s future on the agenda

    Branch President Brent Thomas, Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson, and Council CEO Mark Whittaker, recently met with key development industry representatives to discuss the Sunshine Coast Regional Council’s plan for the local industry.


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  • Unleash supply in Qld

    The Institute has released its 2017 Housing Agenda to guide government and industry efforts to tackle housing affordability.

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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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