The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) is the development industry’s most broadly representative industry association, with more than 4,500 member companies spanning top tier global enterprises and consultants, to local governments and small-scale developers.

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UDIA National’s comprehensive 2022 Federal Election Platform, “A Plan for Prosperity”, provides real solutions to kickstart the economy, create jobs, address the affordability crisis and ensure there is a home for all Australians across the housing spectrum.

Throughout the next few weeks leading up to the Federal election, UDIA National will be featuring the six key policy priorities that we recommend the Federal Government focus on and ultimately adopt, as part of a program of actionable initiatives that are vital for all sides of politics to kickstart Australia’s economic recovery, whilst tackling the challenging issue of housing supply and affordability.

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UDIA Welcomes expansion of Home Guarantee Scheme to improve access to housing

UDIA Welcomes expansion of Home Guarantee Scheme to improve access to housing

Urban Development Institute of Australia welcomes the Federal Government’s expansion of the Home Guarantee Scheme to help boost home ownership for Australians starting out and for single parents. From 1 July 2022, the scheme will add 25,000 more places to...

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Interest rate rise pain can be eased by boosting housing supply and  taking pressure off costs says UDIA

Interest rate rise pain can be eased by boosting housing supply and taking pressure off costs says UDIA

Today’s Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) announcement of a further half percent interest rate rise highlights the growing need to counter the pain by boosting housing supply and taking pressure off costs. “History shows us that interest rates alone do...

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Declining Building Approvals -UDIA calls for Government focus on housing supply and skilled workers

Tuesday 31 May 2022 Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics’ announcement of a 2.4% fall in Building Approvals is a timely reminder of the challenges facing both new housing supply and the skilled workforce. “The decrease in building approvals is a...

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UDIA Celebrates the best of the best in our industry in the UDIA National Awards for Excellence 2022.

UDIA Celebrates the best of the best in our industry in the UDIA National Awards for Excellence 2022.

Tonight, at the prestigious UDIA National Awards for Excellence 2022, we recognised and celebrated the very best that Australia’s urban development industry has to offer. The 2022 Awards comprised nominees from across Australia who had each proven their ability to...

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UDIA Congratulates the Albanese Government on its Victory

Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) congratulates the Australian Labor Party on yesterday’s election victory and welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with the incoming government. “The Australian people have voted for an Albanese Labor Government and UDIA supports their mandate...

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Low unemployment and a skills shortage – UDIA calls on Government to focus on Skilled Labour

Low unemployment and a skills shortage – UDIA calls on Government to focus on Skilled Labour

Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics’ announcement of an unemployment rate of 3.9% is a timely reminder of the need to boost skilled workers to take unnecessary pressure off costs. The Labour Force Survey tells us how many Australians are employed...

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