Mackay Whitsunday

The Mackay Whitsunday Branch understands the important role our industry plays in boosting regional economic activity and creating liveable communities.

The development industry employs 7 per cent of the region’s workforce.

As a branch we know that when our industry is doing well, our community is doing well. We are passionate advocates for our members ensuring that our region provides quality and affordable housing and development choices for our growing population. We are proud of our reputation as the expert advisors to the Mackay Regional Council and we have worked hard to develop strong relationships with local businesses, decision makers and government officers.

Branch Committee

Sean Sandford (Branch President) SCG Urban
Mark McGrath McKays NQ
Duncan Nelson Aurecon
Chris Porter Premise
Paul Thompson Pointglen Developments
Gordon Heelan Coastal Building Approval Service


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On 21 May 2022 the Australian Labor Party was voted in as Australia’s new government. UDIA has congratulated the Albanese Government on its victory and in our media release we voiced our support for their mandate to boost housing supply,…

5 Minutes with Megan Kraft

UDIA Fraser Coast Branch President Megan Kraft share with us the importance of being involved in the local community on both a personal and professional level.

Local Events

Mackay Whitsunday End of Year Networking

December 3, 2021 Mackay, Mackay / Whitsunday

Join the Townsville Branch to farewell 2021 and network with your peers.

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Mackay Ergon Energy Update

March 22, 2022 Mackay, Mackay / Whitsunday

Join us on March 22 to hear what’s happening in Mackay. 

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Ben Aston

Daniel Werthenbach

Mackay Whitsunday Market Outlook

July 15, 2022 Mackay, Mackay / Whitsunday

Join us on July 15 to find out what’s happening in the Mackay Market.

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Robert Sobyra

Mark Beale


Mackay Whitsunday Branch