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NSW Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code Partial Moratorium Extended
July 22, 2019

The NSW Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code’s partial moratorium has been extended until 31 October for an independent review. Current expectations are that the review will be completed and…

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Brisbane City Council Infrastructure Charges Updated
July 2, 2019

  In line with the new financial year, Brisbane City Council’s infrastructure charges have been updated. Together with fees and charges, there has been a slight increase as expected. For…

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New Ipswich Planning Scheme
June 3, 2019

  To seek the community’s thoughts and suggestions, Ipswich City Council has shared an early draft of new Ipswich planning scheme. You can view the council’s ‘statement of proposals’ and…

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Version 6 Logan Planning Scheme 2015
May 27, 2019

Version 6 of the Logan Planning Scheme 2015 commences today, Monday 27 May 2019. Council’s Schedule of Changes highlights a list of all changes in Version 6. Of note are…

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Builder accidentally demolishes Brisbane character house
February 27, 2019

It has been reported in the Brisbane Courier Mail, that a builder accidentally demolished a Brisbane character house. Council has since undertaken enforcement action. It is important that builders obtain…

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HIA Gold Coast Northern Rivers Industry Outlook Breakfast Feb 2019
January 29, 2019

HIA is having an Industry Outlook Breakfast for 2019 at Bond University in Robina, QLD. HIA’s Senior Economist, Geordan Murray will present the latest economic forecasts. Other speakers include Greg…

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New Redlands Planning Scheme
September 10, 2018

New Redlands Planning Scheme The new Redlands Planning Scheme will commence on 8 October 2018. We understand that in most instances new houses and ancillary structures will be subject to…

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Changes to Gold Coast Flood Levels
August 8, 2018

Changes to Gold Coast Flood Levels The Gold Coast City Council has adopted changes to City Plan which will commence on 20 September 2018.  These include major changes to flood…

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Brisbane’s future blueprint – Planning and Building
August 3, 2018

Brisbane’s Future Blueprint – Planning and Building Brisbane’s future blueprint was recently released and contains 8 principles to guide growth. These will have major implications on the way in which…

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