Gold Standard of Living

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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”?

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Brisbane City Council’s Proposed Ban on Townhouses Update

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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 the following amendments package on public display:
• Major Amendment Package H which aims to restrict townhouses from single-home areas; and
• Major Amendment Package J which seeks to increase car parking for suburban multiple dwellings.

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Brisbane City Council Multiple Residential Update

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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.

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