News & Publications


  • New Waterfront Advisory Committee

    The UDIA has supported Mackay Regional Council’s action on the Waterfront PDA. Most recently Mackay Regional Council invited members from the branch to join the to-be-established Priority Development Area (PDA) Advisory Committee.

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  • Branches collaborate with Unitywater

    The Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay branches have continued their ongoing collaboration with Unitywater to deliver positive outcomes for the local development industry. 

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  • Koalas update

    Government’s response to the Queensland Koala Expert Panel - a new direction for the conservation of koalas in Queensland report will result in new koala mapping and controls on development.

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  • Onerous MCU design conditions?

    The branch has been made of aware of concerns and issues surrounding conditions of approval imposed for Material Change of Use development applications.

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  • Haughton Pipeline LGIP savings?

    The Institute has identified an excess of $99 million dollars will be received by council in the form of Infrastructure Charges levied on developers following funding changes with the Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project.

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  • Toowoomba flood amendment alert

    Members can check flood information for their sites on council’s mapping tool following the of release proposed amendments to the planning scheme related to flooding and flood hazard mapping.

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