• UDIA National Submission on The HAFF Investment Mandate

    UDIA National has lodged a submission strongly supporting the Government’s proposed Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) and Accord investment Mandates (Proposed Mandates), as they will provide the widest possible optionality for Private and…

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  • Industry Issues 09-11-2023

    From the CEO Dr D.J. Honey MLA has made his views very clear as the debate over changes to the Planning and Development Act commenced in Parliament this week. The following quotes are…

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  • Industry Issues 02-11-2023

    From the CEO Following last week’s Housing Roundtable, I met with the CEO of Housing Australia this week to share the state of play for development ready land supply in WA and some…

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  • Industry Issues 26-10-2023

    From the CEO The raw emotion and significant stress was palpable yesterday as builders involved at any scale in the delivery of housing came together with other industry bodies and the State Government…

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  • Industry Issues 19-10-2023

    From the CEO I love it when a plan comes together. It was a pleasure to join my industry colleagues yesterday with our Premier and Minister for Planning; Housing; Lands and Homelessness for…

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  • Industry Issues 12-10-2023

    From the CEO It’s official. Today the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) has become Housing Australia. The expanded remit of the new look and much easier to say Federal Government housing…

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  • Industry Issues 05-10-23

    Industry Issues 05-10-2023 From the CEO With Tanya away having a well-earned break, I have the pleasure of bringing you this week’s message from the CEO. In case you missed the exciting news,…

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  • The real benefits of Light Rail and Trackless Trams in Perth

    An article by Sergio Famiano The State Government has a vision for Perth as a more compact and connected city as outlined in the Perth and Peel @ 3.5 million planning frameworks. Part…

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  • Industry Issues 28-09-2023

    From the CEO There are only 88 days until Christmas. As we approach the finishing line for 2023, UDIA is focused on closing out the key priorities for members from a policy &…

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  • Industry Issues 21-9-2023

    CEO Report As we recognised and celebrated some of the outstanding projects being delivered by our members at UDIA’s Awards for Excellence last Saturday night, I was reflecting on the increased diversity in…

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  • Industry Issues 14-09-23

    From the CEO The passage of the Housing Australia Future Fund in Parliament today is a milestone worth celebrating, regardless of what many consider lofty and somewhat unrealistic ambitions of delivering 1.2 million…

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  • HAFF Passes final hurdles

    Earlier today the Minister for Housing alerted us that the Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) would be passing today. It was announced late this morning by the Prime Minister Anthony Albanese that the…

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