ADVOCACY HIGHLIGHTS


2016-17 


• Produced our first Advocacy Agenda (in English and Mandarin), which defines our core advocacy issues so that members, government, media and other stakeholders are clear on what Victoria’s urban development industry needs to accommodate the growing population
 
• Negotiated a reduction to the standard levies for greenfield development as part of the new Infrastructure Contribution Plansystem
 
• Secured significant changes to the final design standards for Better Apartments, which now strike a better balance between affordability and liveability
 
• Gained commitment and funding from the Andrews Government to improve the consistency, efficiency, and effectiveness of the planning system
 
• Influenced the release of more land in Melbourne’s growth areas in light of previous undersupply and recent price increases
 
• Gained commitment and funding for the Streamline for Growth program which seeks to reduce the approval process for development
 
• Established vital and collaborative links between the development industry and the banking sector to address issues relating to access to finance
 
• Secured a $1.8 billion commitment from the Andrews Government for more arterial road funding for the growth areas in the west, with announcements expected for the north and south-east soon
 
• Influenced Infrastructure Victoria’s 30-year strategy, which supports investment in new infrastructure in growth areas and increased density in areas with access to jobs and services
 
• Advocated for a proper pipeline of GAIC investment to be established, and secured the commitment of GAIC funds toward key growth area infrastructure projects including new paramedic centres, integrated children’s centres, land for new school sites and new ambulance stations
 
• Successfully secured a five business day turnaround commitment from Land Use Victoria for registrations of subdivisions of 10 or more lots
 
• Engaged with government policy makers, to highlight the risks and opportunities of Plan Melbourne and the Homes for Victorians strategy
 
• Convened the second annual cross sectoral UDIA/Government Property Roundtable hosted by the Treasurer of Victoria
 

THANK YOU

 
UDIA has a remarkably strong voice in Victoria, thanks to your ongoing support and engagement. We look forward to continuing this important work on your behalf throughout the 2017/18 financial year.
View the UDIA Advocacy Agenda

查看我们的2016-17 倡导 议程