In-Depth Property Development

Starts 18 October

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Course details


October 18, 19, 25 and 26
November 8 & 9 November 2022


Start: 8:30am
Finish: 4:30pm


Level 12
120 Edward Street, Brisbane


$4,400 Early Bird – closes 1 September 2022
$5000 Standard
(price includes GST)
Member only

Course overview

The In-Depth Property Development course advances participant knowledge across the residential development cycle in Queensland. Taking place across six days in a four-week period, this course is an opportunity to get down into the weeds and explore each facet of bringing a development to fruition.

The course covers: site selection and acquisition; project positioning and marketing; development application; construction; and project management.

Each module is presented by current industry professionals with significant experience in the topic being covered with a mix of presentations and case studies. The course concludes with a site tour, which is a valuable opportunity to crystallise the knowledge gained.


Learning outcomes

  • Understand the development cycle in great detail
  • Gain insight into each stage of the cycle
  • Learn the journey from site selection through to delivery
  • Apply learnings through case studies and site tour.


Who should attend? 

  • New to the property industry
  • Assistant Development Managers
  • Project and Operational Managers
  • Key decision makers and advisors.


Sean Sandford Director SCG Urban
Hung Tran Partner BDO
Eddie Chung Partner BDO
Richard Fulcher Senior Development Manager Wel.Co
Alan McKernan Special Counsel Colin Biggers & Paisley
David Byrne Director Commercial Property QLD/WA/NT ANZ
Vaughn Bowden Land Development Manager Fiteni Homes
Peter Egerton Technical Director – Urban Design RPS
Melissa Drake Principal Urban Designer RPS
Brendan Tutt Managing Director Tessa Group
Tom Buckley Special Counsel | Planning & Environment HopgoodGanim Lawyers
Marc Wilkinson Managing Director Penfold Property Group
Taylor Hood National EnviroDevelopment Manager UDIA Queensland
Matt Hemming Partner & 5D Quantity Surveyor Mitchell Brandtman
Graham Coles Civil Manager Northrop Consulting Engineers
Sarah Scruby Senior Development Manager Keylin
Clint Wood Design Principal Place Design Group
Claire O’Rourke Co-founder & Partner Bluebird Property Group
Nick Meadows Senior Planner RPS
Emma O’Neill Director of Member Services UDIA Queensland
Kimberley Strahorn Senior Marketing Manager – Development and Communities at West Village Sekisui House
Riye Arai-Coupe Co-founder & Partner Bluebird Property Group
Shaun Pilcher Senior Engineer Calibre
Michael Forwood Manager of Town Planning and Urban Design Saunders Havill
Debra Robinson Project Director Sunshine Coast Council
John Pradella Development Manager Seachange Life Style Resorts
Jim O’Hare Managing Director Stratacare
Nicholas Davoren Director Assured Management

Terms & Conditions

Changes to Registration

On written confirmation from the Institute of your registration requirements, all details will be considered final. Any changes after this point will need to be made in writing to the Institute via Registrations typically close 48 hours prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing to the Institute. Registration fees will be refunded if cancellation is received via written notification at least 30 business days before the event. Cancellations made after this time cannot be refunded. Your refund will be reimbursed via the same payment method you used to purchase the registration. As an alternative to cancellation, your registration may be transferred to another person at no cost. Transfers must be made in writing via

In the event of inclement weather or force majeure (war, revolution, act of public enemies or act of terrorism; riot, blockade, insurrection or civil commotion; strike, lockout, stoppage, ban or limitation on work, restraint of labour or other industrial dispute; act of god; epidemic or disease; fire, flood, earthquake, storm or cyclone; malicious damage, smoke or explosion; sabotage, bomb threat, or other threats of violence; act or restraint of any government or semi-governmental or other public statutory authority; judgement, ruling decisions or enforcement actions of any court or tribunal jurisdiction; breakdown of any facilities or machinery or unavailability of essential equipment, supplies or services; cessation of or interruption to water or electrical supply) or any other cause or event not reasonably within the control of UDIA (Qld) which may effect the event in whole or in part, refunds will be based on the individual circumstances and venue policies.


In order to confirm your attendance at the event, payment must be received in full prior to the event date. For any late bookings, all outstanding balances must be settled in full within fourteen (14) business days after the event date. Event payments can be made by credit card, cheque or direct deposit.

Waiver, release, discharge and indemnity


This clause contains provisions which affect your legal rights

Please read it carefully before proceeding

If you do not understand any part of it, you should obtain independent legal advice before proceeding

By participating in the event you acknowledge and agree that:

1. given the contagious nature of COVID-19 and that Queensland Health and many other public health authorities still recommend practicing social distancing, there are risks in participating in the event;

2. although the Institute will comply with government restrictions, the Institute cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with Covid-19 which has significant health risks;

3. you have had the opportunity to consider the risks associated with participating in the event and freely and voluntarily accept

• all of the risks (foreseeable and unforeseeable) that may result from participating in the event; and
• any and all consequences which may result from those risks (whether foreseeable or unforeseeable);

4. while participating in the event you will, at all times, follow:

• government guidelines in relation to COVID-19 and all set procedures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 while attending the event;
• the lawful directions of the Institute and any of its representatives or the representatives the premises at which event is held; and
• any signage displayed at the event or on the premises at which event is held;
• 5. to the full extent permitted at law, you waive, release and discharge each of the Institute and its representatives from and against any and all claims or liabilities which you have, or may at any time have, arising out of or in relation to the event. This waiver, release and discharge extends to all acts, omissions, defaults, failures or errors on the part of all or any of the Institute or its representatives;

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• you observing or participating in the event; and
• your acts or omissions while observing or participating in the event;

7. you covenant not to sue or commence any proceedings against the Institute or any of its representatives in respect of any loss or damage arising out of or relating to any loss, damage, injury or illness you may sustain which in any way relates to the event; and

8. you intend to be immediately bound by the terms recorded in this document and for it to be binding on your executors, administrators and assigns.

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To ensure we provide a COVIDSafe event, by registering for an event you are confirming that:

  1. You are well and are not experiencing any symptom of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell; 
  2. You have not been in contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19; 
  3. You are not otherwise required to be self-quarantining; 
  4. If any of the above circumstances change prior to the event you will notify us and not attend the event.

We have updated our event terms and conditions to include COVID-19, read them here.