The Property Council of Australia announced Jen Williams would take on the role of Queensland executive director following the departure of Chris Mountford from the position.
Ms Williams has served as deputy executive director for the past six years, prior to which she held policy related roles in the Brisbane City Council and federal government.
She flagged the potential of Queensland hosting an Olympic Games in the near future as an opportunity for the state to boost infrastructure development and tackle “much needed policy reform in areas ranging from housing supply through to attracting foreign investment”.
The International WELL Building Institute announced three new members of its recently established WELL Homes Advisory board in the shape of HIP V. HYPE better buildings lead, Clare Parry who joins Frasers Property Australia’s sustainability manager Rory Martin and director of sustainability at Development Victoria, Samantha Peart.
The purpose of the advisory panel is to expand the WELL Building Standard to apply to single-family homes and enhance existing standards for multi-family residences.
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Those looking for a seachange might consider Mornington Peninsula Shire’s call for a manager of climate change and sustainability.
As well as a posting on one of the most renowned stretches of Australian, the position offers the chance to lead the council’s Climate Change and Sustainability unit in creating and implementing strategies to handle coastal climate change and waste issues.
South Australia’s Department for Infrastructure and Transport is looking for an environment sustainability advisor to work on the state’s largest infrastructure project ever, The North-South Corridor.
The job is an opportunity to provide specialist environmental and heritage impact assessment advice for the construction of 10.5 kilometres of freeway between the River Torrens and Darlington.
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