Monday, 12 August 2019

ECONOMICS

An RBA assistant governor discussed 'Financial Stability Through the Lens of Business' in a speech. [Full Text]

PLANNING

The Ai Group/Housing Industry Association Performance of Construction Index fell by 3.9 points to 39.1. [Full Text]

Shadow Minister Brendan O'Connor said the construction industry has faced its steepest decline in six years. [Full Text]

Staff from the National University and Melbourne and RMIT Universities said urban transformation needs to be supported by a systems approach. [Full Text]

HOMELESSNESS

UnitingCare Australia called on our Federal and State Governments to develop and commit to a National Housing Strategy to address the growing crisis of homelessness in Australia. [Full Text]

EVENTS

Registrations are open for the Urban Development Institute's Summit on 16 August in Southbank. [Full Text]

AWARDS

Registrations are open from Consult Australia's Awards for Excellence on 24 October in Sydney. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING

UDIA NSW said Labor's proposed amendments to the Planning Act to eliminate rezoning and Pre-Gateway Reviews with no alternative system being proposed. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / INFRASTRUCTURE

Minister John Sidoti confirmed Multiplex and John Holland have been invited to participate in the competitive tender process to deliver stage two of the Sydney Football Stadium. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE

Western Sydney Business Chamber called on the NSW Government to release the business case and a construction timeline for Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / TRANSPORT / INSURANCE / REGULATION

Minister Victor Dominello announced reforms to the dispute resolution system for injured road users and workers who make a compensation claim. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / ECONOMICS / REGULATION

Minister Damien Tudehope the 'Code of Practice - Reporting of Sales and Occupancy Costs' for landlords and retailers has been introduced. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / EVENTS

Registrations are open for the Urban Development Institute's NSW President's Luncheon on 29 August in Sydney. [Full Text]

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / PLANNING

Minister Gordon Ramsay said a Builders Code of Practice will be introduced later this year for the first time in the ACT to support the safe and professional construction of buildings. [Full Text]

NORTHERN TERRITORY / PLANNING

The NT Government has partnered with Cullen Bay Marina Management Corporation to revitalise Cullen Bay Marina Precinct.

Not online yet

NORTHERN TERRITORY / ICT / LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Darwin City Council has resolved to implement privacy and security best practice in the gathering, storage and analysis of data collected through its smart technology. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / PLANNING / HERITAGE

Minister Richard Wynne has refused to extend a permit to redevelop the historic Windsor Hotel. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / PLANNING / RURAL AND REGIONAL

Minister Jaclyn Symes announced the Victorian Government will provide $150,000 for a business case and design work to redevelop Echuca's Riverfront Entertainment Precinct. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / HOMELESSNESS

Launch Housing issued, 'Pregnancy and Homelessness: Service responses'. [Full Text]

QUEENSLAND / PLANNING

Minister Cameron Dick said that the State Government has approved changes to the Maroochydore City Centre Priority Development Area's development scheme. [Full Text]

Minister Dick said a planning framework to guide future development within the Oxley Priority Development Area has come into effect. [Full Text]

Ministers Dick and Mark Bailey unveiled the masterplan model for the $850 million Yeerongpilly Green urban renewal project. [Full Text]

SOUTH AUSTRALIA / HERITAGE

Minister Stephan Knoll approved 40 new properties as local heritage places. [Full Text]

SOUTH AUSTRALIA / REGULATION

Treasurer Rob Lucas said the SA Government has accepted all recommendations in the final report of the SA Productivity Commission's Inquiry into Government Procurement (Stage 1). [Full Text]

WESTERN AUSTRALIA / PLANNING

WA Planning issued a summary of submissions to the individual Green Paper proposals received from industry, government and community stakeholders. [Full Text]

WESTERN AUSTRALIA / TRANSPORT

The WA Planning Commission called for feedback on a development application from the Public Transport Authority relating to construction of the proposed Bayswater Station. [Full Text]

TASMANIA / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE

Treasurer Peter Gutwein said the Legislative Council has issued a report which supports the development of the North East Rail corridor. [Full Text]