AFR feature: UDIA NSW study tour to USA
A 35-strong UDIA NSW delegation recently visited the Dallas-Fort Worth 'aerotropolis' to learn how the Texan example can be applied to the future Western Sydney Airport.
Sydneysiders comfortable with 45 minute commute
Sydneysiders are comfortable commuting for up to 45 minutes each way, according to new research by the Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW and its urban research partner Macroplan Dimasi.
Turnbull Budget Putting Australians First
State of the Land 2017
The 2017 edition of State of the Land has been released. The report is a rare, "bottom-up" analysis of one of the most important housing markets in the country - the greenfield land market.
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Housing, jobs and infrastructure crucial for growing population in Western Sydney
The first City Deal for NSW announced today, is the type of collaboration between the tiers of government the industry has been calling for, Stephen Albin, CEO of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW said today.
UDIA NSW welcomes the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets out the planning and investment for growth in Western Sydney, a deal expected to deliver almost 100,000 jobs.
Draft Medium Density Design Guide could revitalise the Great Australian dream
The release of the Draft Medium Density Design Guide is the first step to reinventing the Great Australian Dream, Stephen Albin, CEO of Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW said today.
NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes released the guidelines today and said Sydney needs more choice in housing types than we are currently building and the policy will help deliver better quality medium-density homes.
UDIA NSW urges government to invest in infrastructure to turn Master Plan into reality in Sydney Olympic Park
The release of the Sydney Olympic Park Authority’s Master Plan 2030 is welcomed by the Urban Development Industry of Australia (UDIA) NSW, cementing a strategic vision for Sydney Olympic Park expanding it from an events venue to a city where people can live, work and play.
UDIA NSW Welcome funding for Newcastle Cruise Terminal while urging the adoption of a Hunter Growth Commission
The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW welcomed the $12.7 million funding for a multi-purpose cruise terminal at the Port of Newcastle, announced today by NSW Premier Mike Baird.
UDIA NSW Hunter Chapter Chair Geoffrey Rock said the funding is another strong endorsement by the State Government of the Hunter’s importance and growth potential.
Technology to play its part in the revolution of Sydney
Automotive vehicles, the Internet of Things (IoT), precincts of the future and the revolution of our cities are the hot topics for our urban planners, believes CEO of peak industry body the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW, Stephen Albin.
Today’s zoning typology is an artefact of a 19th century world but how can we better plan for the kind of changes we are going to see in Sydney by 2056?
Mega trends pathe the way for ‘The Next Big Thing’ in Urban Development
Global megatrends and exponential growth in technology are shaping our cities in ways that were previously unimaginable the CEO of the Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW (UDIA) CEO, Stephen Albin told industry leaders, including Minister for Planning Rob Stokes today.
“Australia, and even more dramatically Sydney, have experienced the largest growth phase in a generation – and it’s not going to end just yet,” Mr Albin said.
“As one of the fastest growing cities in the region, industry leaders and government need to embrace international trends in urban development and be at the forefront of the next big things that will shape and sustain cities now and in the future.”