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Designed to prepare recent graduates, new-to-market and inbound professionals to do business in Melbourne’s residential property development sector

Program Objectives

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) is a nonprofit government policy, advocacy, research and educational organisation providing support to a national membership of residential property development professionals, across both private enterprise and public service, for over 40 years.

In collaboration with government, UDIA aim to inform and educate industry professionals to achieve excellence in property development and planning outcomes.

UDIA is your expert organisation providing leading industry information and insights to university
graduates, new-to-market and inbound professionals.

Program Outcomes and Target Audience

This 2-Day Intensive Masterclass is designed to introduce recent graduates and new-to-market, or inbound professionals to the areas of knowledge required to operate effectively in Victoria’s residential property development sector. Each session
is designed to provide a high-level understanding of the topics that will empower participants to do business in Victoria, and ask good questions of their project teams and consultants, and understand the answers.

Course content is presented by government officials and respected industry professionals who are active in the residential property development sector.


Content is delivered in a small group lecture format to encourage interactive discussion.

Who should attend?

  • Recent graduates
  • New-to-market professionals
  • Inbound investors and developers


Program Content

DAY 1 - Tuesday 21 August 2018

  • The Vision for Melbourne by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
  • Planning Framework by the Victorian Planning Authority
  • Melbourne Property Market & Financing Property
  • The Legal Framework
  • Land Acquisitions and Property Purchase and Sale

DAY 2 - Wednesday 22 August 2018

  • Due Diligence 
  • Planning Approval Processes
  • Income Tax, GST and Charges
  • Developing in Melbourne
  • Investing in Victoria

Program Pricing
Full 2-Day Program
UDIA Members | $1,960 EX GST 
Non-Members | $2,548 EX GST 
1-Day Rate
UDIA Members | $980 EX GST
Non-Members | $1,274 EX GST


Proud Program Host - Clayton Utz
Level 18, 333 Collins Street, Melbourne

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Cancellation policy

Any cancellations must be requested in writing; no refunds will be given to cancellations made less than seven (7) business days prior to the starting date. 

Terms and conditions

Payment is required prior to the starting date. UDIA (Victoria) reserves the right to alter speaker/s or timings of the program or cancel the event in its entirety. Your registration is accepted on the basis of these conditions. The information you provide in the registration process will be stored in UDIA Victoria’s database and you will be subscribed to our email alerts. If you do not wish your details to be made available to external parties, we ask that you notify us by a written request to . UDIA (Victoria) may take photos and/or video during the program. These images and footage may be used in future promotions that include but are not limited to website, direct mail, marketing collateral, email, sales documents and other uses by UDIA (Victoria). Should a registered participant seek to be excluded from such future uses of images, you must register your request with the UDIA staff member on the day of the designated event.