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6 July 2017: Australian Property Institute news

The Australian Property Institute (API) offers a wide ranging education, professional development and networking program around Australia.

Scroll down to see details of some significant upcoming events around the county as well as a link to a list of upcoming event on a state and territory basis or click one of the Quick Links below to go to your preferred location.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events.


Upcoming Events in New South Wales

New South Wales

Featured Event

NSW Banking Forum (Session 2) - Banker & Borrower: Property Finance

Thursday 3 August 2017 at 7:30am
MinterEllison, Sydney


What do banks look for when financing property investment or development transactions? What assessment criteria does an institutional borrower apply when assessing acquisitions and how does financing play a role?  


The API is pleased to present two experienced presenters from Westpac Institutional Bank and the ASX Listed Charter Hall Group.


The event is ideal for all property professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding on how banks and borrowers assess property transactions.

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Upcoming Events in Victoria


Featured Event

Plan Melbourne 2017-2050

Wednesday 26 July 2017 at 3:00pm
API Conference Room, Port Melbourne



  • Plan Melbourne - the Plan Melbourne strategy will guide the growth of our city for the next 35 years. It sets the strategy for supporting jobs, housing and transport to ensure Melbourne grows more sustainable, productive and liveable.
  • New apartment provisions - The Better Apartments Design Standards have been introduced to improve the liveability and sustainability of apartments across Victoria. The new standards provide clear rules for apartment liveability while allowing for innovation and design excellence.
  • New residential zones - Reformed residential zones were introduced to the Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes on 27 March 2017. The reformed residential zones. The changes will provide a fairer approach to managing residential development across Victoria's suburbs, towns and cities.
  • VicSmart extension - a number of new classes of application has been added to the simple 10 day VicSmart planning permit process that will increase the number, around 30 per cent, of permits being fast tracked.
  • Infrastructure contributions - A new system for Infrastructure Contributions Plans took effect on 27 October 2016. The new system is based on standard levies that are pre-set for particular development settings and land uses, in order to fund the provision of essential infrastructure that will support new or growing communities.

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Upcoming Events in Queensland


Featured Event

State of the Market Industrial

Tuesday 25 July 2017 at 4:45pm
Tattersall's Function Centre, Brisbane


The State of the Market Industrial returns to Brisbane on Tuesday 25 July where industry experts will provide a pragmatic overview of  the current challenges and growth opportunities which exist across a range of markets. 


Through up to date and tactical analysis of deals and current trends, this event provides an insight into the current state of play in the Brisbane Industrial property market and will seek to provide further guidance as to how the rest of the year will unfold.

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Upcoming Events in Western Australia

Western Australia

Featured Event

WA State Conference

Friday 21 July 2017 at 12:00pm
State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth


The 2017 API WA State Conference will examine the broad, yet interesting nature of the health profession. It is an opportunity for us to explore its place within the property sector and the impacts on the WA population. This highly informative program of presentations has been put together to enlighten delegates on what is an often overlooked part of the property industry.


Future projections for this sector, and its evolution, will be discussed by highly reputable presenters from both the property and medical professions.

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Upcoming Events in South Australia

South Australia

Featured Event

SA YPP Boardroom Breakfast Series - Business Development and Client Relations

Thursday 27 July 2017 at 8:00am
Knight Frank, Adelaide


The Young Property Professionals in South Australia are pleased to present their first Breakfast Series for 2017.


Join us to hear Jason Oster from Knight Frank share his experience and encourage our young professionals in this discussion on business development and client relations.

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Upcoming Events in the Australian Capital Territory

Australian Capital Territory

Featured Event

API/REIACT State of the Market

Thursday 27 July 2017 at 7:30am
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra


The API and REIACT are pleased to present this year's State of the Market: Canberra, are we at the start of an infrastructure led boom?

Join us for this not to be missed breakfast event and hear from three highly influentiual professionals in the property industry.


Our presenters will discuss:

  • Residential - The growing divide: Traditional suburban blocks vs high density units
  • Commercial - Now we are part of the world market, how do we stay there?

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Upcoming Events in the Northern Territory

Northern Territory

Featured Event

NT State of the Market

Thursday 27 July 2017 at 7:45am
Oaks Elan Darwin


Join us at the NT State of the Market to learn more about the current State of the Economy and Market in the Northern Territory.

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