The Institute has been invited to join Brisbane City Council’s Economic Recovery Taskforce External Consultation Group . The taskforce will manage the rebuilding of Brisbane’s economy and help businesses get back on their ‘feet’ following the coronavirus crisis.
Recently the Planning Act 2016 (‘the Act’) was amended to allow the Minister to declare applicable events that may affect state interests. These are permanent changes to the Act and can include a variety of scenarios (e.g. natural disasters, health...
Infrastructure Agreements can be complicated. They vary in their purposes, are designed specifically for each situation, and are crucial to ensure all parties, including the developer, are receiving equitable outcomes.
In concert with the Property Council, the Institute has been able to achieve improvements to the draft Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 to recognise the changing circumstances in commercial leasing.
UDIA National has moved swiftly to develop a plan of action, advise government and industry and recommend interventions needed to sustain housing and construction activity during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Queensland Urban Utilities has responded to the Institute outlining measures to support the industry. They have offered industry a 50 percent fee reduction on ‘Extension of currency requests’ for Water Approvals due to expire in the next 12 months.
Redland City Council has responded to our early submission outlining initiatives council could implement to ensure continuity in city planning and assessment and measures to keep the property industry active in the region.