Committees

National Office

  • NAT: Awards Judging Panel

    The Innovation & Excellence Awards Judging Panel is comprised of industry experts who contribute their technical expertise, industry knowledge, commercial acumen and skills to the judging of all finalists within the Innovation & Awards program.

    PCA Contact: Ms Clare Alexander

  • NAT: Congress Committee

    The Property Congress program advisory group is comprised of influential and knowledgeable leaders in the industry. They have assisted the Property Council in developing the 2015 program which will challenge, provoke and inspire all delegates.

    PCA Contact: Ms Antoinette Perera

  • NAT: PD - Course (parent) Committee

    Strategic direction of the full range of professional development course.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kelly Jones

  • NAT: PD - Operations & Facilities Management

    Academic oversight, strategic direction and course development, development of assessment strategies, coordination of presenters and other specialist staff. Committee meets before and after each part of each course, and at other times as required.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kelly Jones

  • NAT: PD - Property Asset Management

    Academic oversight, strategic direction and course development, development of assessment strategies, coordination of presenters and other specialist staff. Committee meets before and after each part of each course, and at other times as required.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kelly Jones

  • NAT: PD - Property Investment & Finance

    Academic oversight, strategic direction and course development, development of assessment strategies, coordination of presenters and other specialist staff. Committee meets before and after each part of each course, and at other times as required.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kelly Jones

  • NAT: PD - Retail Property

    Academic oversight, strategic direction and course development, development of assessment strategies, coordination of presenters and other specialist staff, for BOTH courses. Committee meets before and after each part of each course, and at other times

    PCA Contact: Ms Kelly Jones

  • NAT: PD Property Development Committee

    Academic oversight, strategic direction and course development, development of assessment strategies, coordination of presenters and other specialist staff. Committee meets before and after each part of each course, and at other times as required.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kelly Jones

  • NAT: Regulation Review Roundtable

    Respond to the changes in regulations affecting the property sector & ensure any building controls or government policies are reasonable & cost-effective

    PCA Contact: Mr Nick Maher

  • NAT: Risk Roundtable

    Manage the Property Council's response to insurance, risk, and terrorism issues. Develop mechanisms for improving evacuations and provision of information about threats

    PCA Contact: Mr Nick Maher

  • NAT: Sustainability Roundtable

    The peak Property Council sustainability committee, advising the National Board on strategic sustainability issues

    PCA Contact: Mr Nick Maher

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ACT Division

  • ACT: Division Council

    The role of Division Council is to represent the collective interests of ACT members and the industry. Council determines the overall policy of the Division and ensures the Division maintains a solid financial position.

    PCA Contact: Ms Catherine Carter

  • ACT: Diversity Committee

    The committee's focus is to foster the participation of women in the Property Council and broader industry. It will champion specific networking, learning and mentoring opportunities, and promote the positive influences women and those from diverse backgrounds bring to industry.

  • ACT: Economic Development & Infra. Committee

    Provide advice and representation on issues relating to economic development and infrastructure in the ACT.

    PCA Contact: Ms Rebecca Scott

  • ACT: Future Directions Committee

    Provide a forum for young property professionals to learn, network and socialise. Includes assisting in the organisation of Future Directions Functions and Membership recruitment.

  • ACT: Planning & Sustainable Dev. Committee

    Represent the industry on planning/development control issues & in respect of legislation relating to the development application or planning approval process or in areas such as heritage,trees,National Captial Planning Auth policy & sustainable develpmnt

    PCA Contact: Ms Rebecca Scott

  • ACT: Residential Committee

    Represent and advise the Property Council of issues relating to residential development in the ACT

    PCA Contact: Ms Rebecca Scott

  • ACT: Retirement Living Committee

    Provide advice and representation on issues relating to retirement living in the ACT.

    PCA Contact: Ms Rebecca Scott

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NSW Division

  • NSW: Division Council

    To represent the collective interests of NSW members and the industry. To determine the overall policy of the Division. To ensure that the Division maintains a solid financial position.

    PCA Contact: Mr Glenn Byres

  • NSW: Management Committee

    To oversee day to day advocacy and commercial activities of the Division.

    PCA Contact: Mr Glenn Byres

  • NSW: Asset Management & Building Regulation

    The Committee is responsible for policy, professional development events and publications relating to the regulation and technical management of assets across the property sector, including building services. The Committee also helps create and develop forum style of events together with Professional Development courses, and publishes the Building Services Guidelines on a biannual basis.

    PCA Contact: Ms Evelyn Subagio

  • NSW: Capital Markets Committee

    The main focus for the Committee is to develop a Property & Capital markets seminar event series. This includes promoting property as an investment asset class and the integration of the capital and property markets areas. N.B. This committee does not provide any assistance to a policy agenda

    PCA Contact: Ms Evelyn Subagio

  • NSW: Commercial Office Property Committee

    The Committee is responsible for promoting the interests of the commercial office sector, including the financing, construction, operation and management of assets. It helps set policy direction for the sector, as well as develop best practice guidelines, professional development forums and seminars.

    PCA Contact: Ms Maree Hartnett

  • NSW: Future Directions Committee

    The Future Directions committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kaitlyn Davidson

  • NSW: Hotel Property Committee

    The Tourism Committee’s priority is to represent members’ interest for tourism property, policy development and liaison with other tourism groups. Expansion of convention and exhibition space, hotel planning and development incentives and industry education are among its primary tasks

    PCA Contact: Ms Evelyn Subagio

  • NSW: Industrial Property Committee

    The committee focuses on issues relevant to the growth of industrial property, including employment lands policy and associated planning and infrastructure delivery frameworks. The committee also develops a series of events for professional development on key industrial property issues

    PCA Contact: Ms Kamani Krishnan

  • NSW: Planning Committee

    The committee’s main focus is proposing reforms to improve the efficiency of the NSW planning framework together with reviewing strategic planning documents and draft environmental planning instruments. A key goal for the committee is to develop forums and networking events.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kamani Krishnan

  • NSW: Regional Hunter Chapter

    This committee represents the industry in the Hunter region. A key focus for this committee is to continue to implement the initiatives for the Lower Hunter reform agenda and the review of planning controls for key councils. The chapter also looks after the development of monthly Hunter lunches, forums and professional development seminars.

    PCA Contact: Mr Andrew Fletcher

  • NSW: Regional Illawarra Chapter

    This committee represents the industry in the Illawarra. It focuses on city centre revitalisation, planning issues and economic development to promote regional growth. The chapter also helps set and host regular events profiling industry trends, issues and projects.

    PCA Contact: Ms Maree Hartnett

  • NSW: Residential Committee

    The key role of the committee is to work with government and industry to develop solutions in relation to residential property and development. Urban renewal, levies, land supply and housing affordability are among its priority areas. A key goal for the committee is to develop forums and networking events.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kamani Krishnan

  • NSW: Retirement Living Committee

    The committee represent the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in NSW, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues. Other key roles of the committee are to generate networking and professional development forums for the industry, and ensure members from across the industry are represented and engaged in the Property Council

    PCA Contact: Ms Felicity Wilson

  • NSW: Sustainable Development Committee

    The committee focuses on regulation and policy issues, promoting industry awareness and participation in sustainability practices. It advocates for industry and government leadership to sustainably grow NSW. It is also tasked with developing sustainability policies and practice guidelines, and promoting self-regulation to government

    PCA Contact: Ms Felicity Wilson

  • NSW: Tax Committee

    The Tax Committee provides technical advice on NSW revenue legislation, including stamp duty, land tax and tax design. The committee also focuses on issues relevant to the Office of State Revenue. The committee also works closely with the National taxes Working Group to achieve harmonization in key taxation areas.

    PCA Contact: Ms Evelyn Subagio

  • NSW: Women & Diversity in Property

    The committee’s focus is to foster the participation of women in the Property Council and broader industry. It will champion specific networking, learning and mentoring opportunities – and promote the positive influences women have on their companies and the sector. The Committee will also seek to provide a similar platform for broader diversity issues.

    PCA Contact: Ms Kaitlyn Davidson

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NT Division

  • NT: Division Council

    Direct and formulate Property Council policies & practices in the Northern Territory

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

  • NT: Central Business District Committee

    Consider and advise on property issues affecting the Darwin CBD

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

  • NT: Commercial Real Estate Committee

    The committee monitors and provides advice on major legislative and economic issues that impact on the development, ownership and management of commercial property as an asset class

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

  • NT: Ecologically Sustainable Development

    To promote sustainable and practical practices in the property development sector by educating businesses on how to achieve environmental, social and economic benefits.

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

  • NT: Future Directions

    The committee runs networking events for young people in property, an initiative dedicated to fostering the development & growth of the next generation of property professionals

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

  • NT: Planning and Infrastructure

    To develop policies and provide advice regarding planning systems and controls in the property sector.

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

  • NT: Residential Committee

    Addresses legislative, social & economic issues affecting residential property development in the NT. Identifies networking, advocacy & research needs in the residential sector & coordinates events, products & services.

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

  • NT: Retail Committee

    Coordinates information forums and considers operational and policy issues relevant to retail property development, operation and management in the NT

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

  • NT: Retirement Living

    The committee is responsible for representing the interests of the NT’s retirement living sector

    PCA Contact: Ms Ruth Palmer

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QLD Division

  • QLD: Division Council

    Direct and formulate Property Council policies & practices in Qld

    PCA Contact: Mr Chris Mountford

  • QLD: Management Committee

    To oversee day to day advocacy and commercial activities of the Division.

    PCA Contact: Mr Chris Mountford

  • QLD: Commercial & Corp. Real Estate Committee

    The Commercial & Corporate Real Estate Committee is responsible for promoting the interests of the commercial office sector. The Committee is focused on policy issues relating to commercial construction, leasing, management, safety and sustainability. The Committee is primarily focused on the Brisbane, Brisbane Fringe, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Townsville markets.

    PCA Contact: Ms Jen Williams

  • QLD: Future Directions Committee

    The Future Directions committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals (under 35 years).

    PCA Contact: Ms Tegwen Hunter

  • QLD: Industrial Property Committee

    The Industrial Committee is focused on issues relevant to unlocking sustainable growth in employment lands in Queensland. This includes planning policy, sustainability initiatives and infrastructure delivery frameworks.

    PCA Contact: Mr Nathan Percy

  • QLD: Planning & Infrastructure Committee

    The Planning and Infrastructure Committee is responsible for influencing on the State's legislative planning environment and the progression of opportunities for the private sector in the development of public infrastructure.

    PCA Contact: Ms Jen Williams

  • QLD: Regional Gold Coast Chapter

    The Gold Coast Chapter represents the interests of the Property Council’s diverse membership on the Gold Coast.

    PCA Contact: Mr Nathan Percy

  • QLD: Regional Sunshine Coast

    The Sunshine Coast Chapter represents the interests of the Property Council’s diverse membership on the Sunshine Coast.

    PCA Contact: Mr Nathan Percy

  • QLD: Regional Townsville

    The Townsville Chapter represents the interests of the Property Council’s diverse membership in Townsville.

    PCA Contact: Ms Jen Williams

  • QLD: Residential Committee

    The Residential Committee is responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges.

    PCA Contact: Mr Nathan Percy

  • QLD: Retail Committee

    The Retail Committee represents the interests of all proponents the retail sector in Queensland, including shopping centre owners and managers, developers, leasing professionals and major tenants.

    PCA Contact: Mr Nathan Percy

  • QLD: Retirement Living Committee

    The Retirement Living committee represents the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in Queensland, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues.

    PCA Contact: Mr Nathan Percy

  • QLD: Tourism Roundtable

    Forum to discuss advocacy, policy, professional development and practice issues for the shopping centre industry.

    PCA Contact: Ms Jen Williams

  • QLD: Women and Diversity Committee

    The Women and Diversity Committee’s focus is to foster the participation of women in the Property Council and broader industry. It will champion specific networking, learning and mentoring opportunities – and promote the positive influences women have on their companies and the sector.

    PCA Contact: Ms Emily Faller

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SA Division

  • SA: Division Council

    Division Council is South Australia's primary governance body responsible for: the election of the Division Management Committee and setting overall policy for the Division subject to the direction or policy of the Board.

    PCA Contact: Mr Daniel Gannon

  • SA: Management Committee

    Management Committee is responsible for the overseeing of the day-to-day operations of the Division

    PCA Contact: Mr Daniel Gannon

  • SA: Building and Facilities Committee

    Responsible for policy, professional development events & publications relating to building regulations and services

    PCA Contact: Ms Almerinda Pollice

  • SA: Committee for Adelaide

    The Committee for Adelaide is charged with promoting the interests of corporate and commercial property owners and managers in the City Central. Its particular focus is on the CBD and other critical office markets in Adelaide.

    PCA Contact: Ms Almerinda Pollice

  • SA: Future Directions Committee

    The Committee provides a forum for young property professionals to learn, network and socialise as a way to specifically encourage greater involvement in industry activities.

    PCA Contact: Ms Almerinda Pollice

  • SA: Industrial Development Committee

    Aims to create a focus and industry voice for PCA members involved in the industrial sector. The committee aims to promote the interests of the industrial sector in SA & convey the attributes of this sector to Government, investors & community

    PCA Contact: Ms Almerinda Pollice

  • SA: Mainstreets Advocacy Committee

    The Main Streets Committee is charged with promoting the interests of Main Streets and reinforce the importance of Main Streets as key community arteries, both in existing suburbs and in planning for Adelaide’s new urban futures

    PCA Contact: Ms Sally Burridge

  • SA: Planning & Urban Design Committee

    To promote good planning & urban design outcomes for members through the debate & discussion of issues.

    PCA Contact: Ms Sally Burridge

  • SA: Residential Development Committee

    The Residential Committee is responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges.

    PCA Contact: Ms Almerinda Pollice

  • SA: Retirement Living Committee

    The Retirement Living Committee is responsible for representing the interests of SA's retirement living sector.

    PCA Contact: Ms Sally Burridge

  • SA: Shopping Centres Committee

    Forum to discuss advocacy, policy, professional development and practice issues for the shopping centre industry.

    PCA Contact: Ms Almerinda Pollice

  • SA: State Development & Taxation Committee

    Identify key commercial issues impacted by Federal and State tax laws affecting the property industry & address tax issues

    PCA Contact: Ms Sally Burridge

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TAS Division

  • TAS: Division Council

    Direct and formulate Property Council policies & practices in Tasmania

    PCA Contact: Mr Brian Wightman

  • TAS: Future Directions Committee

    The Future Directions Committee is responsible for facilitating regular functions by which younger property professionals can learn, network and socialise together.

    PCA Contact: Ms Jennifer Roberts

  • TAS: Membership, Events & FDs Committee

    Responsible for membership retention and recruitment, developing and monitoring the Division’s marketing activities and assisting in developing existing and new methods of communicating to members

    PCA Contact: Ms Jennifer Roberts

  • TAS: Planning and Infrastructure

    To provide the Property Council with advice and policies that promote and influence planning and infrastructure policies and controls with the objective of encouraging investment and sound development in Tasmania

    PCA Contact: Mr Brian Wightman

  • TAS: Residential Committee

    Promote the interests and the benefits of the residential sector to all levels of government and heighten the media profile of the residential sector.

    PCA Contact: Mr Brian Wightman

  • TAS: Sustainability Committee

    To create sustainable property industry by proving active leadership, information and innovation that meets the needs all members

    PCA Contact: Mr Brian Wightman

  • TAS: Taxation & Regulations Committee

    To respond to taxation and economic issues to provide a better market place for investment in Tasmania

    PCA Contact: Mr Brian Wightman

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VIC Division

  • VIC: Division Council

    To determine the overall policy of the division & to direct the management committee in the application of this policy.

    PCA Contact: Ms Jennifer Cunich

  • VIC: Commercial & Corp. Real Estate Committee

    The Commercial Corporate Real Estate Committee represents and develops policy on behalf of property owners, occupiers and managers in the commercial office market.

    PCA Contact: Mr Asher Judah

  • VIC: Future Directions Committee

    The Future Directions Committee is responsible for facilitating regular functions by which younger property professionals can learn, network and socialise together.

    PCA Contact: Ms Annemie Duggal

  • VIC: Future Trends and Innovations Committee

    Exclusively focussed on recommending and securing event speakers, developing a framework for improving event marketing, awareness, patronage, engagement and interaction, and identifying future industry trends.

    PCA Contact: Ms Nicole Farrall

  • VIC: Infrastructure, Industrial & Logistics Committee

    The Industrial Committee represents and develops policy on behalf of members who own, develop and manage industrial property. Policy areas within the Committee’s remit include activating industrial land and securing industry investment.

    PCA Contact: Ms Felicity Richards

  • VIC: Mentoring Program Committee

    The Mentor Program Committee develops and manages the administrative duties associated with the Property Council’s Mentor Program in Victoria, which is focused on the ongoing development of a vital industry and its next generation of leaders.

    PCA Contact: Ms Nicole Farrall

  • VIC: Planning Committee

    The Planning Committee is responsible for policy development across all areas of Victoria’s planning system.

    PCA Contact: Ms Daniella Stutt

  • VIC: Research Committee

    Exclusively focussed on providing efficiency gains on Property Council research proposals, improving the quality of external briefs, promoting the latest market data, distributing industry research and improving evidence based advocacy.

    PCA Contact: Mr Asher Judah

  • VIC: Residential Developers Committee

    The Residential Developers Committee represents and develops policy on behalf of the residential development sector.

    PCA Contact: Ms Daniella Stutt

  • VIC: Retail Committee

    The Retail Committee represents and develops policy on behalf of the members who own, develop and manage retail property.

    PCA Contact: Ms Sandra Qian

  • VIC: Retirement Living Committee

    The Retirement Living Committee will be responsible for representing the interests of Victoria’s retirement living sector.

    PCA Contact: Ms Daniella Stutt

  • VIC: Sustainable Development Committee

    The Sustainable Buildings Committee is responsible for policy development and information circulation for all areas related to sustainable building.

    PCA Contact: Ms Sandra Qian

  • VIC: Tax Reform Committee

    The Tax Reform Committee is responsible for policy development across all areas of Victoria’s tax system.

    PCA Contact: Ms Sandra Qian

  • VIC: Women & Diversity Committee

    The Women and Diversity Committee provides a platform for the promotion of women in the industry. In addition to fostering engagement the Committee also promotes the positive contributions women make to the property sector as a whole.

    PCA Contact: Ms Nicole Farrall

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WA Division

  • WA: Division Council

    Direct and formulate Property Council policies & practices in WA

    PCA Contact: Ms Rowena Ong

  • WA: Management Committee

    Deals with PCA management, including budgetary and advocacy related issues.

    PCA Contact: Mr Joe Lenzo

  • WA: Commercial Property

    The committee’s focus is on major legislative and economic issues that impact on the development, ownership and management of property as an asset class

    PCA Contact: Ms Rebecca Douthwaite

  • WA: Economic and Employment Lands Committee

    The Industrial Property Committee is responsible for formulating operational and policy positions for the industrial property sector in WA

    PCA Contact: Ms Rebecca Douthwaite

  • WA: Future Directions Committee

    Runs a series of events for the Future Directions brand, an initiative dedicated to fostering the development & growth of the next generation of property professionals

    PCA Contact: Ms Anna Muller

  • WA: Planning & Urban Economics Committee

    To develop policies and provide advice which promotes and influences planning systems and controls. Also co-ordinates Perth City development and planning activity.

    PCA Contact: Ms Rebecca Douthwaite

  • WA: Residential Committee

    Addresses legislative, social & economic issues affecting high density residential development in WA. Identifies networking, advocacy & research needs in the residential sector & coordinates events, products & services.

    PCA Contact: Mr Lino Iacomella

  • WA: Retail Management Committee

    Coordinates information forums, discusses operational and policy issues relevant to shopping centre management in WA

    PCA Contact: Mr Lino Iacomella

  • WA: Retirement Living Committee

    The Retirement Living Committee (WA) works closely with the WA Government to create and adopt positive policies that are conducive to long term viability of the retirement industry. The committee joins the Retirement Living Council in championing the growth and sustainability of the retirement village industry through advocacy, research and sharing of information to support business growth and industry understanding.

    PCA Contact: Ms Rowena Ong

  • WA: Sustainable Development Committee

    To change market behaviour in Western Australia towards more environmentally sustainable practices by educating businesses on how to achieve environmental, social and economic benefits.

    PCA Contact: Mr Lino Iacomella

  • WA: Women in Property

    The platform for engagement and promotion of women in our industry, the Women in Property Committee will have a dedicated focus on promoting the success of women. The Committee's focus is to foster the participation of women in the Property Council and broader industry. It will champion specific networking, learning and mentoring opportunities - and promote the positive influences women have on their companies and the contributions they make to the property sector as a whole

    PCA Contact: Ms Ling Geh

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International and Capital Markets Division

  • ICMD: Division Council

    Determines the overall strategic direction and policy aims of the International & Capital Markets Division.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: Member Reps

    International Division member representatives

    PCA Contact: Mr Andrew Mihno

  • ICMD: Accounting Roundtable

    Responsible for accounting and financial reporting matters affecting the property industry.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: CFO Roundtable

    CFO-only forum responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight on accounting, tax and finance issues.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: Corporate Finance Working Group

    Responsible for legal and regulatory matters affecting capital markets and the property industry.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: GST Working Group

    Responsible for GST matters affecting the property industry.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: Income & Int. Tax Working Group

    Responsible for income and international tax matters affecting the property industry.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: Retail Investment Forum

    Responsible for advocacy and industry matters of specific relevance to retail fund managers.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: State Taxes Working Group

    Responsible for developing property industry positions on nation-wide state tax matters.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: Unlisted Funds Roundtable

    Responsible for coordinating advocacy and industry matters directly relevant to unlisted property funds.

    PCA Contact: Ms Belinda Ngo

  • ICMD: Victorian Leadership Group

    Victorian-based forum responsible for providing strategic direction on property industry positions across capital market matters.

    PCA Contact: Mr Andrew Mihno

  • ICMD: Wholesale Funds Managers Forum

    Responsible for advocacy and industry matters of specific relevance to wholesale fund managers.

    PCA Contact: Mr Andrew Mihno

  • ICMD: Wholesale Investors Forum

    Responsible for advocacy and industry matters of specific relevance to wholesale investors.

    PCA Contact: Mr Andrew Mihno

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Residential Development Council

  • RDC: Board - Residential Development Council

    Identify & prioritise public policy issues that impact on the profitability of residential development.

    PCA Contact: Mr Nick Proud

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