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2016-08-22 

Negotiating Satisfactory Arrangements 

UDIA NSW has submitted recommendations to the Department of Planning and Environment to modify the process of achieving Satisfactory Arrangements with regard to the Hunter Draft Special Infrastructure Contribution (SIC). 

 
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2016-08-18 

Hunter Chapter Committee Update 

The UDIA NSW Hunter Chapter Committee has been hard at work addressing the key issues that impact Hunter development. Chapter Committee members continued their ongoing advocacy program through meetings with Parliamentary, Department of Planning and Environment and local council leaders to advance our issues.

 
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2016-07-20 

UDIA NSW Announces Finalists for the 2016 UDIA NSW Meriton Awards for Excellence 

This year, the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW received a record number of entries in the UDIA NSW Awards for Excellence.

The prestigious annual awards are highly anticipated each year and the standard set this year was extremely high.

The awards showcase the outstanding contribution that developers, architects, engineers, councils, government agencies and planners make to the industry.

 
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2016-07-04 

Renew your membership 

Renew your membership before Friday 15th July 2016 and go into the draw to win a table of ten to the UDIA NSW End of Year Luncheon.

Double your chances of winning - pay before Thursday 30 June 2016 to be entered into the draw twice.

 
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2016-06-28 

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.

 
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2016-06-22 

Industry leaders meet in Leumeah to discuss how South West Sydney is key to growth in NSW 

Just one day after the NSW Budget allocated at least $12.8 billion in funding for projects around Western Sydney, the most influential leaders, developers, councillors and community organisations met in Leumeah to discuss the vision for South West Sydney.
 
“Funding commitments released in yesterday’s NSW Budget ensure South West Sydney will play a key role in Western Sydney's evolution into a liveable, affordable and connected city.” 
 
 
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2016-06-21 

BUDGET 2016-17 

THE FUNDAMENTALS

The 2016-17 Budget, the second by Gladys Berejiklian, is strongly focused on investment on infrastructure with a record $73.3 billion earmarked for NSW. It puts forward dedicated funding to major infrastructure projects including Parramatta Light Rail, Sydney Metro City, Southwest, and Northwest as well as WestConnex and other major road infrastructure. The Government is forecasting a Budget surplus of $3.7 billion in 2016-17 with a surplus of $3.4 billion in 2015-16.

 

 
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2016-06-16 

Growing South West Sydney - Luncheon 

More than two hundred industry stakeholders will come together next week to discuss the growth of south west Sydney.

In the next 10 years Western Sydney is going to grow to be a city the size of Adelaide. The Western Sydney Airport is currently being planned as well as major road and rail projects. The South West is set to play a key role in Western Sydney's evolution into a liveable, affordable and connected city. 

 
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2016-06-06 

UDIA NSW leads discussion on Connected Cities at Vivid Ideas  

On Wednesday 1 June 2016, at Vivid Ideas Sydney, City Life Labs showcased the Urban Pinboard, an e-platform being developed to connect everyone in the urban realm with one simple, easy-to-use, cost and time saving application.

“The Urban Pinboard is going to revolutionise the way we connect to build our cities,” Stephen Albin CEO of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW said.

“It will enable members of the community to contribute their own ideas in city design and planning and also provide a powerful feedback loop in the urban realm.” 

 
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2016-06-01 

City Life Labs Commuter Survey 

The City Life Commuter Survey is the first step to developing a better understanding of where people work, why people work there, and whether a job closer to home might make life better (and more affordable)?

City Life Labs are working with MacroPlan and the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW to better understand commuter attitudes

 
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