Event Category: Regional Series

  • Central Coast Luncheon | The GSC Central Coast Strategy

    Central Coast Luncheon | The GSC Central Coast Strategy

    | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Regional Series

    The development industry is reporting unprecedented demand for employment land and new housing on the Coast. At the same time the Greater Sydney Commission has been tasked with delivering a Central Coast economic development strategy, and Council is undergoing massive changes with an uncertain future. What is the status of the GSC strategy, what opportunities will it present for our industry and the region’s overall growth, and what happens when the GSC’s work is finished? What role will Council play in delivering the strategy, and how have Council’s planning divisions changed? Join us at the UDIA NSW Central Coast Luncheon to hear from Jackie Taranto, GSC’s Economic Commissioner, and Malcolm Ryan, Central Coast Council’s Chief Operating Officer, who will address these important questions.

    Attend event RSVP 26 March
  • Illawarra Luncheon | Planning for Infrastructure & Growth

    Illawarra Luncheon | Planning for Infrastructure & Growth

    | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Regional Series

    Join your industry colleagues for the first Illawarra luncheon of 2021 as we discuss the key planning and growth issues affecting the Illawarra Shoalhaven region. The release of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan 2041 and City Deal Prospectus 2020 will guide the future planning of the Illawarra Shoalhaven, where an increasing amount of people are calling home. We will hear from Sarah Lees, Director, Southern Region, DPIE Planning and Assessments and Debra Murphy, CEO, Regional Development Australia on how the broader Illawarra Shoalhaven region is responding to COVID and what target areas and key projects are needed to further grow the region. Stuart Taggart, CEO of the Wollongong 2022 UCI Road World Championships will also discuss the major international cycling event that will leave a legacy on Wollongong as a city and the broader region. Seats are limited so secure your place early!

    Attend event RSVP 15 March
  • Hunter Luncheon | The Hunter Regional Plan Review

    Hunter Luncheon | The Hunter Regional Plan Review

    | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Regional Series

    The Hunter Regional Plan will undergo its 5-year review this year, and the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is now beginning that process. With unprecedented recent land sales and constraints on existing zoned land, the Hunter’s housing supply pipeline is more uncertain. How will DPIE address this big question in planning for the Hunter’s future? We will hear from Monica Gibson, Executive Director Regions, DPIE, who will outline the Regional Plan review process, what is being considered and how industry will inform this critical work. Mark Kelly, General Manager, ADW Johnson, will then present an update of the UDIA NSW Hunter Region Building Blocks report detailing the challenges to our land supply. Following these presentations Professor Roberta Ryan from University of Newcastle will join the panel for a discussion on the Hunter’s land supply and the significance of the Regional Plan becoming a statutory document.

    Attend event RSVP 29 April
  • Hunter March Luncheon

    Hunter March Luncheon

    | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Regional Series

    Our Hunter March Luncheon will examine the work of the TfNSW Hunter Reference Group and discuss the challenges that remain. Damien Pfeiffer, TfNSW’s A/Director Land Use ROM will outline the work of the Reference Group, the recent restructuring at TfNSW and the practical impacts in the Newcastle office. Greg Piper MP will then speak on how we can build on this momentum to get the changes at TfNSW that will make a lasting impact to support the growth of the Hunter. Seats are limited so secure your place early!

    Attend event RSVP 25 November
  • Hunter Christmas Luncheon

    Hunter Christmas Luncheon

    | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Regional Series

    Join your industry colleagues over a two course lunch and beverages as the UDIA NSW Hunter Chapter returns to live events with our Hunter Christmas Luncheon featuring the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, The Hon. Rob Stokes MP. Minister Stokes is leading a planning reform agenda as part of the NSW Government’s recovery plan in response to the challenges of drought, bushfires and COVID-19. With the Hunter Regional Plan under review next year, join us to hear what the Minister’s priorities are for the Hunter and how planning reforms can help achieve them.

    Attend event RSVP 25 November
  • Central Coast End of Year Luncheon

    Central Coast End of Year Luncheon

    | 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm Regional Series

    Join us as we return to in-person events on the Central Coast with our End of Year Luncheon. We’ll hear from Adam Crouch MP, Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, and David Harris MP, Shadow Minister for the Central Coast, to discuss government’s response to the pandemic and how the Central Coast can hope to benefit in the recovery.

    Attend event RSVP 6 November