THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA (UDIA) is Australia’s peak representative body for all segments of the urban development industry.

Media Releases


July 2019

18.07.19 Statement on the Building and Construction Industry

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18.7.19 Statement on the Building and Construction Industry 18.7.19 Statement on the Building and Construction Industry (107 KB)


15.07.19 Statement on the Building and Construction Industry

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15.07.19 Statement on the Building and Construction Industry 15.07.19 Statement on the Building and Construction Industry (74 KB)


12.07.19 Soft Lending Data Confirms the Case to Rev Up Reforms

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12.07.19 Soft lending data confirms the case to rev up reforms 12.07.19 Soft lending data confirms the case to rev up reforms (90 KB)


05.07.19 Changes to Home Loan Assessment Rules Welcomed

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05.07.19 Changes to Home Loan Assessment Rules Welcomed 05.07.19 Changes to Home Loan Assessment Rules Welcomed (83 KB)


03.07.19 Weak Building Approval Figures Show Need to Drive Reform

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03.07.19 Weak Building Approval Figures Show Need to Drive Reform 03.07.19 Weak Building Approval Figures Show Need to Drive Reform (85 KB)


June 2019

29.06.19 Australian Housing market and Trade Tensions

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29.06.19 Australian Housing Market and Trade Tensions 29.06.19 Australian Housing Market and Trade Tensions (70 KB)


20.06.19 New Data Reinforces Need for National Population Plan

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20.6.19 New Data Reinforces Need for National Population Plan 20.6.19 New Data Reinforces Need for National Population Plan (102 KB)


20.06.19 NSW Budget 2019 - UDIA Applauds NSW and Federal Government

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20.6.19 NSW Budget 2019 - UDIA Applauds NSW and Federal Government 20.6.19 NSW Budget 2019 - UDIA Applauds NSW and Federal Government (101 KB)


18.06.19 UDIA Unveils Six-Point Action Plan for Commonwealth Government

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18.6.19 UDIA Unveils Six-Point Action Plan for Commonwealth Government 18.6.19 UDIA Unveils Six-Point Action Plan for Commonwealth Government (108 KB)


04.06.19 RBA Rate Cut to Help Spur Housing Recovery

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4.6.19 RBA Rate Cut to Help Spur Housing Recovery 4.6.19 RBA Rate Cut to Help Spur Housing Recovery (121 KB)


03.06.19 UDIA Congratulates Labor's Shadow Cabinet and Ministry

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3.6.19 UDIA Congratulates Labor's Shadow Cabinet and Ministry 3.6.19 UDIA Congratulates Labor's Shadow Cabinet and Ministry (119 KB)



May 2019

14.05.19 First Home Loan Deposit Scheme a fantastic initiative

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14.05.19 UDIA welcomes First Home Loan Deposit Scheme 14.05.19 UDIA welcomes First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (116 KB)


20.05.19 UDIA Congratulates the Coalition

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UDIA Congratulates the Coalition UDIA Congratulates the Coalition (108 KB)


21.05.19 Moves to change how home loans are assessed is welcome news

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21.05.19 Moves to Change How Home Loans are Assessed is Welcome News 21.05.19 Moves to Change How Home Loans are Assessed is Welcome News (116 KB)


29.05.19 Endorsement of Anthony Albanese is Welcome News says UDIA

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29.05.19 Endorsement of Anthony Albanese is Welcome News says UDIA 29.05.19 Endorsement of Anthony Albanese is Welcome News says UDIA (114 KB)


28.05.19 New Morrison Ministry is Great News for Infrastructure and Housing

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28.05.19 New Morrison Ministry is Great News for Infrastructure and Housing 28.05.19 New Morrison Ministry is Great News for Infrastructure and Housing (118 KB)



April 2019

03.04.19 Federal Budget delivers a plan for our growing cities but falls short on housing

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03.04.19 Federal Budget delivers a plan for our growing cities but falls short on housing 03.04.19 Federal Budget delivers a plan for our growing cities but falls short on housing (199 KB)


05.04.19 The 2019-20 Budget week: Labor v Liberal

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05.04.19 The 2019-20 Budget week that was Labor v Liberal 05.04.19 The 2019-20 Budget week that was Labor v Liberal (199 KB)


11.04.19 Now is the time for housing credit to flow again to improve investor confidence

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11.04.19 Now is the time for housing credit to flow again 11.04.19 Now is the time for housing credit to flow again (194 KB)


17.04.19 Building a more liveable Australia

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17.04.19 Building a more liveable Australia 17.04.19 Building a more liveable Australia (153 KB)



March 2019

04.03.19 Building a Liveable Future for all Australians

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Building a Liveable Future for all Australians Building a Liveable Future for all Australians (241 KB)


19.03.19 Don't cut migration, keep Australia open for business

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19.03.19 Don't cut migration, keep Australia open for business 19.03.19 Don't cut migration, keep Australia open for business (227 KB)


22.03.19 CGT and negative gearing in a fragile environment

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19.03.22 CGT and negative gearing in a fragile environment 19.03.22 CGT and negative gearing in a fragile environment (162 KB)


26.03.19 Open Letter to Government: In this years budget, help more Australians get into homes

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19.03.26 Open Letter to Government: In this year's budget, help more Australians get into homes 19.03.26 Open Letter to Government: In this year's budget, help more Australians get into homes (192 KB)


26.03.19 UDIA urges Labor: "Don't kill the housing market"

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19.03.26 UDIA urges Labor: "Don't kill the housing market" 19.03.26 UDIA urges Labor: "Don't kill the housing market" (250 KB)


27.03.19 State of the Land 2019

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27.03.19 2019 State of the Land 27.03.19 2019 State of the Land (215 KB)


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