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The Property Council in Queensland has a long history of influencing public policy in the state.

Chris Mountford – Queensland Executive Director

Our top priority is securing a better planning system in Queensland to reduce red tape and increase certainty.

Chris Mountford – Queensland Executive Director

Property directly accounts for 11.4% of Queensland's economic activity.

Chris Mountford – Queensland Executive Director

Our Focus

Planning reform

Securing a better planning system in Queensland to reduce red tape and increase certainty.

Tax reform

Positioning Queensland as an active player in the national tax reform process, as well as tackling local nuisance taxes, fees and charges such as local government differential rating. 

Infrastructure planning

Ensuring Queensland has an infrastructure plan focused on unlocking growth, and a strategy to fund critical to urban infrastructure despite Government's fiscal constraints.

Unlocking private sector investment

Cutting red tape at a Federal, State and Local government level so that shovel ready private sector projects in Queensland can drive the State's economy. 

CBD renewal

Tackling the challenges associated with high secondary office vacancy in our office markets through renewal and conversion.

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QLD FAST FACTS

$33.8

Billion in GSP

property directly accounts for 11.1 per cent of NSW's economic activity

$22.3

Billion in Wages

more than 1 in 6 people in NSW draw a wage directly or indirectly from the property industry

240k

direct Jobs

property creates 311,352 direct jobs in NSW and supports another 451,209

 

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