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Media Releases


ABS data shows Housing Crisis to continue as new home Approvals lag

The data released by the ABS today reveals the real problem with housing supply in…

Albanese Government hits the ground running on Housing

Urban Taskforce CEO, Tom Forrest said “The Albanese government has hit the ground running and has certainly…

NSW Budget – stamp duty reform very good for first home buyers and even better for apartments

The stamp duty reform announced in the budget will make a significant difference to new…



Submission – UTA NSW Flood Inquiry

Read the Urban Taskforce Flood Inquiry submission to Professor Mary O’Kane AC and Michael Fuller…

Submission – Urban Taskforce submission to the draft Willoughby LEP and DCP

Read the Urban Taskforce submission to the draft Willoughby LEP and DCP. Click here to read the submission.

Submission – Western Parkland City Blueprint and Economic Development Roadmap

Read the Urban Taskforce submission to Draft Western Parkland City Blueprint and Draft Economic Development…

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“There is a desperate need to link housing supply and new jobs with infrastructure delivery and sound planning,” – Daily Telegraph, 5 July 2022

In an article by Matthew Benns published in Daily Telegraph today, Urban Taskforce CEO Tom…

Eastern suburbs development: Woollahra councillors overdevelopment fears, housing targets to be eclipsed – Daily Telegraph, 27 June 2022

Urban Taskforce chief executive Tom Forrest said the targets for the Woollahra LGA were “set…

Urban Taskforce quoted on Channel 9 ‘It is all about Supply’.

Urban Taskforce was quoted on Channel 9 last night stating that it is all about…

Research Publications

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Urban Ideas – Standing Tall

Urban Ideas – January 2022 The latest Urban Ideas editions talks about Standing Tall High Rise…

Urban Ideas – Migration Matters

Urban Ideas – April 2021 The latest Urban Ideas editions talks about Immigration and the…

Mid-Rise Urban Living by Chris Johnson

See the webinar book launch of Mid-Rise Urban Living by Chris Johnson. Chris and guest…

Urban Ideas – Tax and Development

Urban Ideas – July 2020 The latest Urban Ideas editions talks about tax reform and…