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2016-05-26 

Intergenerational report shows government must lift effort to end supply crunch 

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (NSW) urges both state and federals politician to take note of the Intergenerational report released today, highlighting the the need for the development of more housing over the next 40 years as NSW continues to be in undersupply.

The Future State: NSW 2056 report shows that while there has been an uplift in residential construction since 2012, we still have an accumulated housing undersupply of 100,000.

 
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2016-05-19 

UDIA NSW sets agenda for building world-class regional cities in New South Wales 

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW held the Regional Cities Summit at Rothbury in the Hunter Valley today to discuss how to build world-class regional cities in New South Wales.

The Institute brought together the brightest and most influential people to talk about how to plan our regional areas in New South Wales to be world-class.

 
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2016-05-19 

Support for Federal Government road works in Western Sydney while State Government urged to fast track Greater Macarthur Land Release 

The Urban development Institute of Australia (NSW) welcomes the Federal Government investment in Western Sydney today but urged the state government to keep pace. 

"We welcome the Federal governments investment and we urge the NSW Government to fast track the approval of the Greater Macarthur Land Release," Stephen Albin, CEO of the UDIA NSW said. 

 
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2016-05-16 

Mayors collaborate with industry leaders on a clear vision for Western Sydney 

Western Sydney may be an election battle ground but today, the Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW has brought Mayors and Councillors together with industry to share their vision for the rapidly growing region.

Western Sydney is experiencing unprecedented growth, and is expected to reach the size of Adelaide within a few decades.

The UDIA NSW Western Sydney Luncheon at Sydney Olympic Park was a full house, with over 450 of the urban development and property industry leaders present, the largest number of industry representatives ever to attend the event.

 
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2016-05-06 

Changing noise measurement system for second airport will create uncertainty in Western Sydney 

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW welcomes the Commonwealth Governments consultative approach to the second airport but urges the government to prevent delays and scrap any further discussion to change the reliable method of measuring its noise impacts.

 
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2016-05-05 

Planning Reform: A New Approach 

UDIA NSW Chief Executive Stephen Albin said today is the first step in modernising a planning system which has been around longer than the Commodore 64 computer. In order to deal with NSW’s growth in a responsible manner the planning system must be equipped with the right tools. 

 
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2016-03-29 

UDIA NSW calls for Urgent Governance structure for Hunter Region 

The Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW (UDIA NSW) is calling for an urgent coordinated governance structure, in response to its recommendations to the Draft Hunter Regional Plan.

UDIA NSW believes the creation of a Hunter Commission, modelled on the Greater Sydney Commission, is the best way to lead planning for the Hunter Region.

 
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2016-03-11 

UDIA NSW Congratulates CityLife Project Winners 

The Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW has recently announced the winners of its CityLife Research Project competition, to build more liveable, affordable and connected cities.

 
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2016-03-08 

UDIA State of the Land Report  

A new State of the Land report by The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), has for the first time in its eight-year history, found that uncertainty at the federal level is at greater risk of hurting the property development industry, than state level policies.

 
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2015-11-04 

Government spotlight should swing toward Illawarra growth  

The UDIA Southern NSW Chapter today welcomed the State Government’s announcement that it could establish an Illawarra Development Corporation, bringing the region in to line with other major centres. 
 
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