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The Capital Markets Division is focused on domestic and international capital markets and the investments that enable our property economy. We champion strong and transparent real estate capital markets through our advocacy, thought leadership and networking opportunities, and position Australia as a global opportunity for investment.

Through our events and advocacy, we deliver value for members by influencing industry and government at the highest levels. Our advocacy agenda encompasses tax, financial reporting, market regulation, debt and capital markets and inbound and outbound investment initiatives.

Antony Knep
Capital Markets Executive Director

Submission to wholesale investor and wholesale client tests inquiry

The Property Council of Australia (the Property Council) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services inquiry into the wholesale investor test for securities and the wholesale client test for financial products and services (the wholesale investor/client tests).

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  • SA: Future Directions Trivia Night

    The Elephant British Pub
    Adelaide, SA
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  • NSW Capital Markets Breakfast

    Sydney, NSW
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  • SA: August Office Market Report Breakfast

    Adelaide: To be confirmed
    Adelaide, SA
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  1. Open capital flows – Promote initiatives that boost flows of equity and debt capital into the property industry to create great cities, strong economies and sustainable communities.
  2. Property as an investment class – Ensure regulatory frameworks do not unfairly discriminate against property as an investment class – whether the investment is held directly or through a listed or unlisted property fund.
  3. A competitive investment framework for property – Champion a globally competitive framework for collective investment in property that attracts patient, long term capital across all real estate sectors, including residential housing.
  4. Fair and efficient property taxes – Push for fairer and more efficient property taxes and support the drive for economic growth through a whole-of-system review of Australia’s tax settings.
  5. Reduce regulatory burden for businesses – A continuous reform agenda to strip back unnecessary regulation and red tape that act as a barrier to investment in property, spanning across accounting standards, corporate governance and ESG reporting frameworks, managed investment scheme regulations, superannuation regulations, foreign investment framework, income tax and GST.

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We represent the interests of more than 2,300 member companies and welcome membership from organisations of any size and interest in the property industry.

Find out how you can join our movement and access the benefits for your people today.

The role of the Capital Markets Division Council is to best represent the collective interests of Capital Markets members. Members are nominated by industry peers and appointed for a two-year term, with the Capital Markets President also securing a position on the National Board. The current Division Council representatives commenced their tenure in March 2023.

Committees meet every four to six weeks to discuss issues and projects relevant to their expertise and the focus of the Committee. Being selected as a member of a Property Council Committee gives you the opportunity to help shape the future and influence the organisation’s agenda. Members have the opportunity to contribute to important, focused industry discussions while building their professional networks and knowledge. 

As part of our 40-40-20 commitment to gender equity, all our Committees comprise a minimum of 40 per cent female representatives. Committee members are appointed for a two-year term, with the current Committees commencing their tenure in February 2023.

Innovation & Excellence Awards

The annual Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards are the most prominent property awards in Australia, promoting excellence in design and innovation in the built environment since 1982.

National Retirement Living Awards

The Property Council’s National Retirement Living Awards celebrate excellence and achievement across all parts of the retirement living sector. 

  • Valuation for Non-Valuers

    Perth, WA
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  • Valuation for Non-Valuers

    Melbourne, VIC
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  • Property Investment & Finance Part 1

    Virtual Classroom
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