Monthly archive for May2016

ADC Director Elected to CQ UDIA Executive

ADC Director Elected to CQ UDIA Executive

Michael Arnold (ADC Director, Planner, Surveyor) is proud to be elected to the new Central Queensland Branch of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA).  The formation of the Central Queensland Branch has been born from the merging of the former Rockhampton and Gladstone Branches. …

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Why You Should Always Use a Land Surveyor Before Buying a Property

Why You Should Always Use a Land Surveyor Before Buying a Property

For Queenslanders thinking about buying a piece of land or a new home, office or commercial property, it’s important to know exactly what you’re getting with your purchase. There are many processes, permits, and hoops you need to jump through when purchasing, but there’s one…

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The Gold Coast Community Cabinet Official Government Reception

The Gold Coast Community Cabinet Official Government Reception

ADC’s Steve Crow attended the Gold Coast Community Cabinet official government reception on Sunday 15th May 2016 at the Southport Yacht Club. The event was hosted by The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland and Minister for the Arts and the Queensland Cabinet. The event…

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A New Planning Act for Queensland

A New Planning Act for Queensland

On Wednesday evening the 11th May the Queensland Parliament passed the Planning Act 2016, Planning and Environment Court Act 2016 and Planning (Consequential) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016. It is expected that these new planning laws will commence in 12 months. ADC will keep…

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Helpful Advice for Subdividing Land

Helpful Advice for Subdividing Land

Subdividing your property can be easy, if you’re aware of the many factors involved and the processes you need to follow. Because subdivisions are a matter of land ownership, you’ll be dealing with some complex terms and legal procedures. Having an understanding of the laws,…

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Tips for preventing Boundary Disputes with Your Neighbours

Tips for preventing Boundary Disputes with Your Neighbours

Have you ever had a dispute with a neighbour over land boundaries? An argument over your back fence, literally? Boundary disputes remain one of the most common, and frustrating, conflicts for property owners in Queensland. But with proper planning and consideration, it can be avoided….

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New Queensland Property Hotspots Revealed.

New Queensland Property Hotspots Revealed.

New Queensland Property Hotspots Revealed. Two Queensland suburbs have been marked as ‘hotspots’ by the Housing Industry of Australia’s Population and Residential Building Hotspots report, which reveals Australia’s strongest performing markets for new home building and population growth. Pimpama and North Lakes – Mango Hill…

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Key Considerations for Any Town Planning Project

Key Considerations for Any Town Planning Project

Town planning is an essential part of any property development, for both residential and commercial projects. Whether you’re interested in building a new house, adding extensions onto your existing home, subdivision or constructing a commercial or retail property, you’ll need to consider town planning elements…

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