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NSW Budget risks killing off the goose that lays billions of dollars in property taxes

With the Minns Government deriving almost $1 in every $5 in revenue from property taxes…

Minns Government funding for State planners should speed up rezonings and assessments for state significant housing proposals

Acting CEO of Urban Taskforce Stephen Fenn, today welcomed news that the NSW budget would…

It’s official – ABS data reveals housing supply emergency as completions fall way short of population growth in NSW

Acting CEO of the Urban Taskforce, Stephen Fenn, said today’s ABS population data showed that in…

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Draft Guild to Transport Impact Assessment

Urban Taskforce Australia welcomes a long-overdue review of the 2002 Guide to Traffic Generation Developments…

Inquiry into historical development consents in NSW

I write in relation to your committee’s inquiry and will address the issue of development…

National Competition Policy Analysis – 15 May 2024

The Hilmer Report established the importance of deregulation to interstate trade more than 30 years…

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Urban Taskforce Acting CEO, Stephen Fenn on ABC Radio Sydney discussing the NSW 2024-25 Budget

“Well, the fact is, $1 in every $5 is coming from property taxes. So, all…

“It’s all part of the same problem” – Tom Forrest, Urban Taskforce CEO – ABC Radio Sydney with Sarah MacDonald

Statistics released by KPMG today show over 11,000 approvals for Sydney that are yet to…

“I would like to see the banks come more to the party.” – Tom Forrest, Urban Taskforce CEO – 2GB, 22 May 2024

Housing prices are going through the roof, construction costs are going through the roof, difficulties…

Research Publications

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Urban Ideas – The failure of Sydneys Regional Plan May 2023

The latest Urban Ideas editions talks about The failure of Sydneys Regional Plan To read this…

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…

Urban Taskforce Navigating the Headwinds Conference 2023

To watch more of the conference, click here.