Our advocacy agenda focuses on supporting and sustaining growth in the Territory economy. Leading up to the 2024 elections, we’re focused on working with governments and stakeholders to help encourage a positive economic environment for the private sector that leads to both investment attractiveness and investment certainty.
We are actively working with the government, council, stakeholders and our members to ensure that our voices are heard and that the Territory remains a great place to live, work and play. Through our work, events and programs, we deliver value for all our Northern Territory members to uplift the industry and drive a thriving sector.
Every Building Counts, jointly developed by the Property Council of Australia and Green Building Council of Australia, sets out policy recommendations which provide a roadmap for governments towards a greener, healthier, more equitable built environment. Every Building Counts – For Local Governments edition has now been released, offering 19 policy recommendations tailored for local governments.
The Property Council of Australia, Northern Territory Division, having thoroughly reviewed the proposed declaration of the Darwin Esplanade as a Heritage Place under the Heritage Act 2011, wishes to register its concerns and reservations about this potential development formally.
In this report commissioned by the Property Council of Australia, EY considers that the emerging build-to-rent sector is a component of the solution in offering a diversity of housing at scale and at velocity, to alleviate Australia’s housing crisis.
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With 2023 shaping up to be economically uncertain for the Territory, we’re advocating for policies that support and sustain growth in the Territory economy and create a positive economic environment. We want the Territory to remain competitive and are calling for specific policies to be overhauled to help guide the Territory’s growth beyond political cycles.
We have developed a Northern Territory Property Council Position Paper that focuses on our core interests and ten policy reforms with recommendations that we believe the state government should consider. Some of our core policy interests include land tax, property levies, the CBD decentralisation and rising property crime and antisocial behaviour.
The Property Council of Australia’s Northern Territory Division has welcomed the release of the Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia’s report on Workforce Development, which sets a clear path forward in balancing the region’s natural resources and cultural richness against social and economic challenges.
Addressing the acute housing crisis in the Northern Territory, the Property Council of Australia – NT Division is pleased to announce that Chief Minister Natasha Fyles has greenlighted the formation of the Northern Territory Housing Alliance.
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The role of the Northern Territory Division Council is to best represent the collective interests of New South Wales members. Members are nominated by industry peers and elected for a two-year term, with the Northern Territory President also securing a position on the National Board. Division Councils are responsible for all local initiatives, and also leverage the Property Council’s campaigns and initiatives to achieve state based results. 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 advocacy 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.
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A new report has revealed Darwin is set for a severe shortfall of student accommodation, despite the Territory Government’s ambitions to attract an additional 10,000 international students to the top end by 2025.
500 Women in Property
500 Women in Property helps our members promote female talent and empower them to advance in the workforce. The program aims to accelerate more women into leadership positions in the property industry through sponsorship of high-potential talent. Men and women can get involved as sponsors, and women as participants.
Champions of Change
The Champions of Change Coalition is a globally recognised strategy for advancing gender equality and building respectful, inclusive workplaces. We established the Champions of Change Property Group in 2015 to advance this cause in the sector, and today the group involves leaders who oversee more than 25,000 employees.
Girls in Property
Girls in Property is a program that informs high school students of the various career paths available across the property industry. It aims to generate a more diverse pipeline of talent by encouraging more women into the sector. Students gain insights into the industry and hear from leaders about what a career in property looks like.
We are deeply grateful to our Corporate Partners for their contributions. These partnerships enable us to deliver quality work and experiences for our members, which in turn benefits the entire Northern Territory property industry.