As Australia’s third largest city, Brisbane is home to a large and well-established development industry, employing 9% of the city’s workforce.

It is the city’s fifth largest employer, accounting for 59,000
direct jobs and supporting a further 72,000 jobs indirectly.

The Brisbane branch actively works with all levels of government to ensure the industry continues to support the local economy.


NATIONAL: UDIA End of Year Update

UDIA National President, Col Dutton, has taken the opportunity to reflect on policy and advocacy nationally and on some of the major advocacy outcomes UDIA has achieved for members in 2023.

Local Events

2024 Developers Conference

August 8, 2024 Brisbane

This event is an opportunity for property development professionals to hear about topical industry issues as well as expose yourself to new insights.

Event details


Eliza Owen

Simon Kuestenmacher

David Grant

Suzee Brain

Gillon McLachlan

2024 President’s Breakfast

June 4, 2024 Brisbane

Join the Institute’s President, Scott Ullman, for breakfast at the Westin on 4 June, as we explore what the ambitious National Housing Accord target means…

Event details


Scott Ullman

Hugh Hartigan

Tim Lawless

Nerida Conisbee


Brisbane Branch