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2016-06-24 

HWC Growth Funding Policy 

UDIA NSW has proposed alternative growth funding policies to the Hunter Water Corporation, and the HWC Board of Directors is currently considering UDIA’s recommendations.

 
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2016-06-24 

Hunter Events 

More than 130 key industry players gathered at The Vintage last month for the UDIA NSW Regional Cities Summit. Carolyn McNally, Secretary of the Department of Planning and Environment, opened the half-day conference with an update on regional planning. 

 
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2016-06-24 

Focus on Hunter Growth: Celebrating Milestone Achievements 

Huntlee, LWP’s masterplanned community in the Hunter is taking shape, with a new display village now open and residents starting to move in.

 
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2016-06-24 

Biodiversity Reforms 

The NSW Government has released its long-awaited draft reform package for biodiversity conservation and native vegetation management.

 
 
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2016-06-16 

Developers Forum brings together Local Government and Industry 

The UDIA Southern Chapter has for the first time brought together the local government areas of Wollongong and Shellharbour for a joint Developers’ Forum.

Each year the Southern Chapter hosts a separate Developers’ Forum with each of the local government areas in the lllawarra.  This time around the committee decided it would be beneficial to bring the region’s largest Council’s together.  

 
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2016-06-15 

Touring the Region’s Key Development Sites 

The UDIA Southern Chapter Committee has taken its meetings on site – touring some of the Illawarra’s key developments.

The region’s largest developers are represented on the committee and enable members to see first-hand the developments they hear so much about.

 
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2016-06-14 

New UDIA Committee Focuses on Development in the Shoalhaven 

The UDIA Southern Chapter will be establishing a new sub-committee to specifically focus on development issues in the Shoalhaven.

This new group, to comprise of local developers, consultants, planners, builders and local government will feed into the main chapter committee and will meet six times per year.

 
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2016-05-12 

Local government reforms for our global city welcomed by UDIA NSW 

Global cities require world class governance, and the UDIA NSW commends the NSW Government on implementing local government reforms to improve the governance of Sydney’s Councils.

The Revitalising Local Government reforms announced by Premier Mike Baird in 2015 aimed to reduce the local councils in New South Wales through Council amalgamations.

 
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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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2016-05-06 

Latest Housing Data Collated in New Toll to Help Sydney Property Developers and Land Use Planning 

Trends and insights in the property market and development industry are essential for all industry stakeholders and homeowners when planning for the future. But for too long vital data needed for residential development and planning has been hard to access, available through multiple government departments, and difficult to analyse.
 
Now, the state’s Peak Development body, UDIA NSW, has joined with Consultants Mecone, to make it easier for their members, by providing The Residential Development Review (RDR) as a free resource to help them access the information they need.

 
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