Land development process report and recommendations

A land development review was recently undertaken as part of Budget 2021 to identify improvements to bring titled land to the market to keep pace with Territorians needs.

The outcomes of the review are presented in Bringing Land to Market: An independent review of the Land Development Processes, Land Under Development and Titled Land.

The report identifies areas for improvement of existing processes for:

  • the release of land
  • the production of lots
  • the authority approvals
  • bonding and other initiatives to bring forward titles.

Read the report and recommendations PDF (28.3 MB).

About the review

The review was headed up by Team Territory co-chair Dick Guit and involved consultation with key stakeholders and industry across the Territory.

Stakeholders were invited to provide their contributions through face to face meetings and written submissions, with over 60 meetings and 11 submissions received.

Jurisdictional comparisons were undertaken with input from representatives of the City of Townsville and Cairns Regional Council.

An Industry Reference Group was also established to provide advice on the potential initiatives to improve process, with representation from key industry bodies including UDIA NT, Property Council NT, HIA NT, MBA and REINT.


Telephone: 08 8999 6456

Last updated: 16 February 2022

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