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The Property Council of Australia is pleased to provide the following observations in response to the Towards Sustainable Housing in Queensland discussion paper released for consultation in December 2004.
The impacts of population growth and its consequential urban development have lead to inefficiencies of residential design and construction across the state. The Property Council generally supports the suggestions made throughout the discussion paper, and is encouraging of action to improve the environmental efficiency of Queensland’s urban landscape.
In respect to the structure of the discussion paper, the Property Council’s comments are as follow.