News & Publications


  • 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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  • Gold Coast Draft City Plan submission update

    We are delighted to announce the successful submission of the UDIA (Qld) Gold Coast Logan Branch response to the City of Gold Coast Council in relation to the Draft City Plan 2015.

    The Institute considers the new Draft Plan to be a critical determining factor of the future health of the Gold Coast development industry and more importantly, the ability of the industry to provide strong communities, affordable housing, employment and entertainment opportunities for our growing city.

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  • New Client Service Charter aims to fast-track development projects

    The UDIA (Qld) Mackay Whitsunday Branch has been working with the Mackay Regional Council to improve development related services and is proud to announce the successful signing of a client service charter between the Branch and Council. The client service charter is part of the Mackay Regional Council’s ongoing development application reform process (Focus in Development Action Project).

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  • Queensland Plan released

    Yesterday, the Queensland Premier Campbell Newman released the Queensland Plan: Queenslanders’ 30-year vision. A copy of the Plan and further information can be found here.

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  • New SARA fees from 4 August

    New Single Assessment and Referral Agency (SARA) fees will come into effect on Monday 4 August 2014. If you are preparing an application through MyDAS for lodgement or referral and would like the pre-4 August 2014 fees to apply, the application should be made prior to 9am on Sunday 3 August.

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