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Federal Budget 2024 – Commonwealth recognises the key role it needs to play solving Australia’s housing supply crisis

Urban Taskforce Australia CEO Tom Forrest tonight welcomed a significant step forward by the Albanese…

Tonight’s Budget – a big test of the Albanese Government’s commitment to solving the housing supply and affordability crisis

CEO of the Urban Taskforce, Tom Forrest, said that when it comes to housing, tonight’s…

$2 billion federal funding investment into critical Western Sydney roads

Urban Taskforce Australia CEO, Tom Forrest, today, praised Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and the Commonwealth…



Planning Proposal – Build-to-rent housing and co-living housing in Central Sydney

Limited density and uncertainty within Sydney’s strategic planning framework regarding BTR and co-living projects is…

Compulsory Land Acquisition Review

Urban Taskforce Australia welcomes this public consultation on an important area of land ownership that…

Draft Build-to-Rent Tax Law changes – 22 April 2024

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Things are turning for housing supply – but will it be enough?

The local Councils and NIMBY community associations have discovered a fresh mantra. They have been…

Why is Planning Reform so Slow? – Sourceable, 12 April 2024

In an article published last week, CEO Tom Forrest explains the challenges of changing the…

Cut-price road solution to avert ‘a runway surrounded by sheep paddocks’ – SMH, 10 April 2024

Urban Taskforce CEO, Tom Forrest argues in the SMH that without leadership, and considerable Federal funding, there…

Bushfire and Drought Relief

Bushfire and Drought Relief

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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…

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