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2015-12-15 

New Barangaroo tender shows smart approach to growth  

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW today welcomed the introduction of an underground train station at Central Barangaroo and the associated retendering process, saying the tender approach appears balanced and fair. 

 
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2015-12-15 

UDIA welcomes government response to competition policy review 

The Federal Government’s response to the Harper Review of Competition Policy, and in particular, its support for reform to planning and zoning regulations, has been applauded by UDIA National.
 
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2015-12-15 

Sydney Water streamlines procurement process 

Following feedback from the UDIA and other stakeholders, from January 1 Sydney Water is giving developers the option to avoid procurement processes by accepting an upfront offer to fund developer works up to $350,000.

 
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2015-12-15 

Development partners wanted: Penrith City Council  

Penrith City Council is seeking expressions of interest from potential development partners for two city centre sites. 

 
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2015-12-15 

Regional plans cannot come soon enough 

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW recently welcomed the release of the long-awaited Hunter and Central Coast Draft Regional Growth Plans, saying the final plans cannot come soon enough.

 
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2015-12-15 

Illawarra Development Corp essential for plan execution  

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Southern NSW Chapter recently welcomed the release of the long-awaited Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan, and said it is now vital to establish a dedicated development corporation to support the plan.  

 
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2015-12-15 

New Master of Urban Renewal and Housing starts 2016 

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) recently announced a new Master of Urban Renewal and Housing as part of its 2016 programme.

 
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2015-12-15 

Macarthur South industry, councils talk preparations 

Key council representatives and stakeholders recently gathered to discuss preparations for the release of land for up to 35,000 new homes at Wilton Junction, Menangle Park and Mount Gilead.

 
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2015-12-08 

Light rail provides certainty for future growth in Sydney’s west 

The light rail project announced by the State Government today will deliver vital infrastructure to support a growing Western Sydney, the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW said today.

 
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2015-11-18 

Sunset clause changes a win for industry, consumers 

The Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW welcomed the sunset clause legislation recently passing through Parliament yesterday, saying the new rules will prevent unscrupulous operators from tarnishing the reputation of the industry.

 
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