UDIA NSW news
State Environmental Planning Policies Review Program
The Department of Planning is continuing its work on reviewing the State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPPs) in an effort to deliver a more modern planning system.
UDIA NSW Sydney Industry Briefing - NSW leads the way in innovative ideas
The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW CEO Stephen Albin hosted 150 industry leaders at a special event in Sydney today where NSW Chief Planner Gary White launched a new paper The New Spatial City - Innovative Ideas.
NSW leads the nation in innovation in urban development and planning. Industry leaders in NSW collaborate through the UDIA NSW with local, state and federal government on new models for planning cities now and into the future.
Draft reforms to biodiversity legislation released by the NSW Government last month contain significant changes that would impact on the development approval process. The Hunter Chapter Committee is working closely with the UDIA NSW state office to analyse and propose improvements to the draft reforms.
NSW Budget 2016-17 - Hunter
The NSW State budget was handed down on Tuesday and includes a strong infrastructure investment of $73.3 billion over four years, although investment in the Hunter is relatively light
Newcastle Mine Subsidence Remediation Fund Now Accepting Applications
UDIA NSW Hunter Chapter Committee representatives met with Hunter Development Corporation and Department of Premier and Cabinet to discuss the operation of the Newcastle Mine Subsidence Remediation Fund and discuss options for improving the fund and ensuring its sustainability.
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.
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.
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.
The NSW Government has released its long-awaited draft reform package for biodiversity conservation and native vegetation management.