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.


UDIA National’s plan to help industry recover

UDIA National has today released ‘Helping Australia Bounce Back’ – an advocacy document that details six strategic steps governments can take now to stimulate housing and construction, and how they fit in the context of our larger policy goals.
Brisbane City Skyline

Institute Responds to SealSMART Changes

Brisbane City Council has made changes to the SealSMART initiative removing the ability for Building Format Plans to be assessed under this process until further notice.
Redland Bay

Victoria Point Structure Plan impass

Both the State Government and Redland City Council have responded to the Institute’s letter encouraging early action on the South West Victoria Point Local Plan – Major Amendment (Victoria Point Structure Plan).
Land Supply

State of the Land

UDIA National’s 2020 State of the Land provides a comprehensive round up of residential activity across the major centres of the country.

Expanding our digital footprint

The dawn of 2020 signals a change of pace for the Institute as we sharpen our focus on connecting members with information online, where and when they need it. The first major cab off the rank is our new website.

Local Events

2020 Developers Conference

September 15, 2020 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


Richard Hassell

Besa Deda

Stephen Koukoulas

Jonnie Penn

In Review: Environmental Offsets

December 8, 2020 Brisbane

We’ve locked in the Federal and State Government’s to provide clarity on the complexities of Environmental Offsets.

Event details


Zoe Kemp

Denis Snowdon

Brisbane & Ipswich Golf Day

October 9, 2020 Brisbane, Ipswich

The Brisbane & Ipswich Golf Day is back for 2020! On October 9, we will be teeing off at St Lucia Golf Links for a…

Event details


Brisbane Branch