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Joint Peak Body Group Submission on the Western Sydney Aerotropolis Draft Precinct Plans

UDIA contributed to a joint submission with Property Council of Australia, Business Western Sydney and the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue supporting the metropolitan planning vision for Sydney to create 30-minute cities that provide jobs close to where people live. This is especially relevant to the Western Parkland City that will provide up to 185,000 dwellings […]

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Submission on Property Tax Reform

UDIA welcomes the Treasurer’s appetite for reform in the property sector and we believe that the Property Tax reform has the potential to deliver significant long terms benefits for the economy and the people of NSW. At a high level, removing Stamp Duty, which is a regressive tax, should benefit residential markets, reduce acquisition costs, […]

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Submission to Draft Hunter Expressway Strategy

UDIA is suitably concerned that the draft Strategy establishes a de facto policy position prejudiced against future rezoning without adequate justification. We recommend it would be beneficial to complete the Hunter Regional Plan review and Hunter Regional Transport Plan, which are currently getting underway, and incorporate their collective findings into the next draft Hunter Expressway […]

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Submission on the Western Parkland City Initial Place-Based Infrastructure Compact

UDIA raised concern about the overall SIC charge and infrastructure funding required, both from the SIC and 7.12 local contribution plans to deliver the precincts, which requires significant open space.

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Submission on the Proposed Special Infrastructure Contribution for Western Sydney Aerotropolis

UDIA focused on achieving better land use integration with rail corridors and better coordination between the agencies to achieve improved planning outcomes. Concern was also raised about the amount of land (about 7,000 hectares) needed for open space and how flooding and water management is addressed.

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Submission to Rapid Assessment Framework

UDIA recognises that the exhibited reforms to the Rapid Assessment Framework (RAF) are a part of the Premier’s Planning Action Reform Plan (PARP) announced in November 2019 and augmented as part of the COVID-19 response, which delivered additional initiatives like the Planning Delivery Unit. UDIA cautions the role of Registered Environmental Assessment Practitioner (REAP)

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