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NSW Planning Policy Update To Increase Housing Capacity in R2 and R3 Zones
December 5, 2023

NSW Planning Policy Update To Increase Housing Capacity in R2 and R3 zones   NSW Government has announced changes to fast-track supply of residential homes and increase housing capacity in…

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BCC – Brisbane Housing Supply Incentive Policy
October 30, 2023

Brisbane City Council has released the Brisbane Housing Supply Incentive Policy to help reduce infrastructure charges for certain needed housing types. The policy aims to reduce infrastructure charges and provide…

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BCC New Housing Action Plan
September 25, 2023

BCC plans to assist in the fast-tracking of new homes and improve housing affordability.   Under the Plan, Council will waive 50% – 75% of infrastructure charges for certain sized…

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Amendment of Planning Regulation 2017
July 31, 2023

The Planning Regulation 2017 has been amended and is now in force (28 July 2023) via the Planning Amendment Regulation 2023. The Amendment Regulation amends the Planning Regulation to: Give…

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Gold Coast City Plan Heritage Overlay Amendments
December 19, 2022

Gold Coast City Council is amending the City Plan, to include amendments to provisions relating to Local Heritage. A full list of the amendments can be found here. Council is inviting…

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Logan Charges Resolution (No.11) 2023
December 19, 2022

Logan City Council has adopted the Logan Charges Resolution (No.11) 2023 This will introduce new charges for Secondary Dwelling at the full rate of a Dual Occupancy and ups the…

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Amendment of QLD’s Planning Regulation 2017 – Emergency Housing
October 24, 2022

Queensland’s Planning Regulation 2017 was amended on 21 October 22 through the Planning (Emergency Housing) Amendment Regulation 2022.     The Amendment Regulation amends the Planning Regulation to : Provide…

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Queensland Secondary Dwelling Planning Regulation 2017 Amendment
September 27, 2022

Commencing 26 September 2022, Planning frameworks will not regulate private living arrangements in relation to secondary dwellings. The homeowner will still need to ensure that their secondary dwelling complies with…

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Tweed Shire Council’s Initiative to Reduce DA Backlog
June 28, 2022

  Due to the unprecedented level of application activity over the last 12 – 24 months, Tweed Shire Council will implement Development Application (DA) Backlog Reduction Program 2022, putting in…

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