Submission to Building Stronger Foundations – Fair Trading

UDIA NSW welcomes the opportunity to provide a response into the NSW Government’s Building Stronger Foundations Discussion Paper. The Building Stronger Foundations Discussion Paper was released on 26 June 2019 and was designed to inform the implementation of the recommendations from the Shergold-Weir and Lambert reports into the building industry.

Our Conclusion

UDIA NSW believes the existing system is a robust system for ensuring safe and high-quality buildings that also supports housing affordability. UDIA NSW believes that there is an important ongoing discussion about improving standards within the building industry. This includes reviewing the range of different warranties and bonds provided to assist owners with rectifying defects and providing a chain of responsibilities for certifiers.

UDIA NSW actively represents the industry’s interests so that urban development can be undertaken positively in NSW. We advocate for access to land for development, encourage the creation of a positive regulatory environment and an equitable system of taxation and charges on consumers, all with the aim of creating amazing urban environments. We believe in supporting our members and the government collaborating to create affordable, sustainable, and liveable communities ...

UDIA NSW Submission to Building Stronger Foundations - Fair Trading