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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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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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First Home Buyer Super Initiative to enable more Australians buy their first home.

First Home Buyer Super Initiative to enable more Australians buy their first home.

Urban Development Institute of Australia National welcomed today’s announced Liberal party initiative that gives first home buyers the option to use more of their super to get their home. From 1 July 2022, the scheme would enable first home buyers...

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Financial Choice initiative a practical way to help more Australians into the right type of home

Financial Choice initiative a practical way to help more Australians into the right type of home

Urban Development Institute of Australia applauds today’s announcement from the Liberal Party that gives older Australians the financial choice to downsize their homes and contribute proceeds to their pension. From 1 July 2022, 1.3 million over 55 year old Australians...

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Boosting Supply is the cornerstone for success to Labor’s housing plans

Boosting Supply is the cornerstone for success to Labor’s housing plans

The Urban Development Institute of Australia National welcomes the Labor party’s newly announced suite of policies to help Australians into their own home and the critical measures designed to boost supply.The Labor party’s Help to Buy scheme will provide 10,000...

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Reduce costs and boost supply to shield Australians from looming interest rate pain

Reduce costs and boost supply to shield Australians from looming interest rate pain

History tells us that interest rates alone cannot moderate house prices unless political leaders boost dwindling supply and remove the economic blockers that make it ever more expensive to build, buy or rent a home. Although rising interest rates put some...

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Six steps to growing better cities and regions, and increasing housing supply according to UDIA

Six steps to growing better cities and regions, and increasing housing supply according to UDIA

UDIA National calls on political leaders to seize the opportunity and develop plans which put core infrastructure as their central focus, enabling Australia to exit the pandemic stronger than when it began.Great cities and regions don’t just happen automatically. They...

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