News: Environment

  • Jun
    2017

    Cooling Darwin

    The Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT) is committed to the advancement of sustainable developments for the Northern Territory.  But one of the challenges faced by the industry in achieving...

  • Oct
    2016

    UDIA Awards recognise excellence

    The Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT) has once again offered the local development industry the opportunity for outstanding projects to be recognised, both locally and nationally, through...

  • Oct
    2016

    Making Darwin a Smart City

    The Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT), like its counterpart organisations around Australia, is embracing the Australian Government’s “Smart Cities Plan”, as are numerous municipal...

  • Aug
    2016

    Potential for shale gas harvesting to re-build the NT economy

    Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT) members, as for many other businesspeople in the NT, are currently experiencing very flat economic conditions.  How can this be the case, when economic...

  • Nov
    2015

    Deep Green: Activating our Urban Parklands

    All parks are not created equal.  To me, a park without trees is not a park - and nor is a park without people.

  • Aug
    2015

    Good planning is not about politics

      Lately some urban planning decisions made by the NT Government have been seen as controversial, with some commentary suggesting outcomes have been politically motivated, or based on favouritism.  

  • Jun
    2015

    July Conference to examine Darwin's economic future

    In a recent Business Review article the Urban Development Institute of Australia (NT) argued that the “economic cliff” our local economy is said to face when the Ichthys project construction phase...

  • May
    2015

    Prosperity Points North

    The Northern Territory economy is currently performing very well when compared with other parts of the nation.  For example, according to the recent CommSec “State of the States” Report (January 2015...

  • Feb
    2015

    Planning for Darwin's Long Term Growth

    The Urban Development Institute of Australia (Northern Territory) strongly supports the planning focus which has been a feature of the current NT Government’s approach to guiding our city’s future...

  • May
    2014

    New Awards Program to lift industry standards

    During 2014 UDIA (NT) is introducing a development industry Awards program, which will for the first time enable Northern Territory developers to gain access to the very prestigious “UDIA National...

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