Urban Living Network- 15 May 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 05/15/20 2:00 PM

    #1 - Urban Taskforce welcomes COVID-19 legislative changes to support developers

    #2 - We are on the right path – but could APRA be stunting the COVID recovery?

    #3 - Allens: Review process for local contributions plans under discussion

    #4 - Minister Stokes issues Statement of Expectations for Independent Planning Commission

    #5 - IPART Finalises Contribution Rates for West Dapto, Commences Public Exhibition of Draft North Kellyville Contributions Plan

    #6 - Why Coronavirus Must Not Step Australia Creating Denser Cities

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    Urban Living Network- 1 May 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 05/1/20 1:56 PM

    #1 - Planning Acceleration: NSW Government announces first round of fast-tracked projects

    #2- Sydney Metro West EIS released and station options put forward

    #3- COVID-19: Urban Taskforce calls on NSW Government for further support

    #4 - Directions for the Pyrmont Peninsula Place Strategy - Urban Taskforce submission

    #5 - COVID-19: New options for executing NSW paper land dealings and instruments during the pandemic

    #6 - Some good news - NSW eases coronavirus lockdown rules

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    Urban Living Network- 17 April 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 04/17/20 1:45 PM

    #1 - Productivity Commissioner to review the NSW infrastructure contributions system

    #2 - Strange times indeed - Better Planning Network praise Urban Taskforce advocacy efforts

    #3 - COVID-19 is the time to double down on Australia's big build according to analysis by Australian National University

    #4 - Coronvirus: FAQs on how COVID-19 affects the housing market

    #5 - Environment and Planning: COVID-19 legislative amendments and key measures for NSW

    #6 - Member Spotlight: Developer Avenor appoints two new staff members

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    Urban Living Network- 3 April 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 04/3/20 1:41 PM

    #1 - Minister for Planning announces 'Planning System Acceleration' economic rescue package

    #2 - NSW eases restrictions on construction sites

    #3 - Pyrmont given the green light for renewal

    #4 - Urban Taskforce CEO: Land Tax Reform Needed

    #5 - Greater Sydney Commission farewells Lucy Turnbull AO

    #6 - Changes to Foreign Investment Review Board

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    Urban Living Network- 13 March 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 03/13/20 1:32 PM

    #1 - Coronavirus recovery package unites Greens Leader and UTA in calls for housing construction-led economic stimulus

    #2 - Local Strategic Planning Statements - Greater Sydney Commission issues secret 'Letters of Support'

    #3 - Urban Taskforce convenes Planning Reform Sub-Committee

    #4 - Urban Taskforce members TOGA and Danias receive DA approval for Wicks Place

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    Urban Living Network- 28 February 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 02/28/20 1:28 PM

    #1 - ABS figures indicate a recession could be looming for the NSW economy

    #2 - Updated Infrastructure Priority List focuses on building 'resilience' in the build and natural environments

    #3 - Kick Start Cafe Trainees graduate with flying colours

    #4 - The Top Apps Architects Are Using In 2020

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    Urban Living Network- 14 February 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 02/14/20 1:24 PM

    #1 - Local Strategic Planning Statements - Status Update

    #2 - St Leonards South - Outcomes and Recommendations Report released by Department of Planning

    #3 - Reforms to the Independent Planning Commission warmly welcomed - however do the changes go far enough?

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    Urban Living Network- 31 January 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 01/31/20 1:17 PM

    #1 - Secret report reveals NSW lags far behind the rest of Australia in development assessment times

    #2 - Urban Taskforce forms Building Defects Sub-Committee

    #3 - Which local councils are fighting high-value development?

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    Urban Living Network- 17 January 2020

    This newsletter was published on: 01/17/20 1:12 PM

    #1 - Property industry continues to assist communities devastated by bushfire and drought

    #2 - Clause 4.6 of Standard LEP - Planning's broken wheel

    #3 - New loan commitments for housing rise 1.8 percent

    #4 - California's Progressive Statewide Upzoning Proposal to Address the Ongoing Housing Crisis - Lessons for NSW

    #5 - Top Urban Planning Websites for 2019

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    Urban Living Network- 20 December 2019

    This newsletter was published on: 12/20/19 11:04 AM

    #1 - Season's Greetings from the UrbanTaskforce

    #2 - High-Rise Towers approved for Waterloo Metro Quarter

    #3 - Urban Ideas - Cities Shaped By Transport

    #4 - The Interplay of Public Investment and Private Wealth - article by Bruce Katz

    #5 - Winning design released for 371-375 Pitt Street Sydney

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    Urban Living Network – 13 December 2019

    This newsletter was published on: 12/13/19 3:33 PM

    #1 - Central Sydney Planning Strategy finally moves forward

    #2 - Western Sydney Aerotropolis plans unveiled

    #3 - Newcastle Council seeks 222% increase in infrastructure contributions' cap

    #4 - Metropolitan Development Program to be revived after push from Urban Taskforce

    #5 - Draft Melbourne Industrial and Commercial Land Use Plan

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    Urban Living Network – 29 November 2019

    This newsletter was published on: 11/29/19 3:19 PM

    #1 - Urban Taskforce Property Person of the Year Fundraising Dinner a huge success

    #2 - Proposed planning reforms welcomed by the development industry

    #3 - Build To Rent Holds the Key To Australia’s Future Liveability – Report by Allens and Urbis

    #4 - Proposed landholder duty changes set to capture more transactions

    #5 - Council Watch

    #6 - Member News

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