Urban Living Network – 03 September 2021

    This newsletter was published on: 09/3/21 9:56 PM

    #1 - Prices keep going up, approvals are going down and the issue of housing affordability won’t go away

    #2 - Federal Government report confirms developer contributions increasingly act like a tax on new housing

    #3 - Infrastructure Australia releases the 2021 Australian Infrastructure Plan and sets a target for housing affordability

    #4 - Urban Taskforce submission to the draft Housing SEPP – a policy that will result in less, not more, affordable and diverse housing supply

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    Urban Living Network – 20 August 2021

    This newsletter was published on: 08/20/21 4:49 PM

    #1 - Success of the vaccination program in the construction industry - a template for other industries

    #2 - Urban Taskforce makes a submission to GSC’s Industrial Lands Policy Review

    #3 - Federal Inquiry into Housing Affordability and Supply commences – Planning Approvals will be under the spotlight

    #4 - New Youth Employment Consortium to get 5,000 unemployed youth into work

    #5 - New Commissioners appointed to the Greater Sydney Commission

    #6 - Other things happening this week

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    Urban Living Network – 06 August 2021

    This newsletter was published on: 08/6/21 7:15 PM

    #1 - Construction re-opening update

    #2 - Housing in NSW – prices continue to escalate, approvals remain low and a draft Housing SEPP that won’t deliver new housing

    #3 - Audit office reviews and reports on DPIE’s Fast Tracked Assessments Program

    #4 - Other things happening this week

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    Urban Living Network – 23 July 2021

    This newsletter was published on: 07/23/21 6:55 PM

    #1 - Construction Site Shutdown

    #2 - Good news alert - Deicorp’s “Tallawong Village” approved

    #3 - GSC’s “Next Steps for Greater Sydney” released

    #4 - Phew - BTR SEPP will continue to apply in the City of Sydney

    #5 - Shenanigans at Ku-ring-gai Council go mainstream

    #6 - Other things happening this week

    #7 - BREAKING NEWS - Frenchs Forest Place Strategy on Exhibition

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    Urban Living Network – 09 July 2021

    This newsletter was published on: 07/9/21 5:03 PM

    #1 - Government pays Councils to trim assessment times

    #2 - Infrastructure Contributions Bill

    #3 - Snail’s pace reform in Minister’s Backyard: Northern Beaches LEP & DCP DISCUSSION PAPER on exhibition

    #4 - Cl 4.6 and Desired Future Character Decision

    #5 - Cream rises to the top (again) - Urban Taskforce members dominate major awards

    #6 - Other things happening this week

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    Urban Living Network – 25 June 2021

    This newsletter was published on: 06/25/21 9:15 PM

    #1 - BBQ stopping housing supply and affordability issue – the elephant in the room for the NSW State Budget

    #2 - Building Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 - there are significant gaps in the legal framework - and more risk put onto developers and builders

    #3 - Parramatta CBD Planning Proposal endorsed by Council

    #4 - COVID-19 Development Construction Work Days Order - DPIE thanks Urban Taskforce for “practical feedback”

    #5 - Bill to exclude developers from running for Local Government lingers in the NSW Parliament

    #6 - Parliamentary Inquiry into the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Scheme

    #7 - Barnaby Joyce returns as Deputy PM and Leader of the Nationals

    #8 - Urban Taskforce on “Developmental – Property and the Mind”

    #9 - Development Excellence Awards – Tickets now on sale

    #10 - The Mill

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