The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) was introduced in July 2016 and provides support to people with disabilities, their families and carers. It aims to help Australians under the age of 65 living with a disability…
In recent weeks, we have written about the different development incentives currently available across South East Queensland local government areas and funding available under the National Disability Insurance Scheme. This has identified that for certain developments to be eligible they must achieve a “gold standard of living” which begs the question, what is a “gold standard of living”?
Rooftop gardens could help cool our cities amid climate change, but archaic planning laws are holding back a green revolution.
Following the State Government’s decision in May 2019 to reject Brisbane City Council’s Temporary Local Planning Instrument (TLPI) banning townhouses and apartments in low density residential areas, Brisbane City Council recently released Major Amendment Packages H & J on public display.
Brisbane’s Future Blueprint is the result of Council’s recent “Plan Your Brisbane” Campaign which saw 100,000 residents have their say. It establishes eight guiding principles for growth in the region and is expected to have significant impact on how HOPD and its clients develop land particularly for residential purposes.