• INDUSTRY ISSUES 01-02-2024

    From the CEO Watchdog. Regulator. Ombudsman. (Self-appointment doesn’t count). They are all professional sticklers for the rules. The first rule of regulation is ‘do no harm’. Just because governments can regulate doesn’t mean…

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  • INDUSTRY ISSUES 25-01-24

    UDIA National Pre-Budget Submission UDIA has lodged a pre-budget submission with the Federal Government this week that highlights the ongoing need to bolster home ownership, supply, and deliver more affordable and social housing.…

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  • INDUSTRY ISSUES 18-01-2024

    From the CEO If I drank coffee I would have spat it out when I turned the pages of Saturday’s West Australian Real Estate section and saw the number of properties listed for…

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  • INDUSTRY ISSUES 21-12-23

    From the CEO I do love Christmas. The endless functions, Mariah Carey on every audio device, watching Love Actually for the 1,000th time and the last-minute government announcements. In this, the 1,000th edition of Urban…

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  • UDIA NATIONAL PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

    As this year comes to a close, I have taken the opportunity to reflect on our policy and advocacy nationally and on some of the major advocacy outcomes we have achieved for members…

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  • INDUSTRY ISSUES 14-12-2023

    From the CEO Energy and the environment at times can seem like oil and water. As our friends in NSW are told to cut their power consumption late in the day due to…

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  • INDUSTRY ISSUES 07-12-2023

    From the CEO I said last week that a week was a long time in politics. That couldn’t be more true today as we see the fight for pre-selection in the Liberal held…

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  • Industry Issues 30-11-2023

    From the CEO As we close out November 2023 today and officially enter the silly season– I wanted to share with you three key observations I’ve made in summarising the last 12 months:…

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  • Western Power Advocacy Update

    UDIA WA has been proactively working with Western Power and our members to resolve issues faced in securing clearances, gaining energisation, and delivering timely and much-needed housing supply. Following a roundtable UDIA organised…

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  • Industry Issues 23-11-2023

    From the CEO A 2am text message is generally only for one of two reasons. A spam message from the other side of the world or an emergency. Grabbing your children in the…

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  • Industry Issues 16-11-2023

    From the CEO “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” There’s at least $300,000 apparently when it comes to tweaking the…

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  • UDIA National Submission on Mobile Telecommunications in New Developments

    UDIA National has pressed for Government to make straightforward and practical changes to its proposed policy on provision of Mobile telecommunications infrastructure in new developments in a new submission lodged this week. The…

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