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We love sharing insights and knowledge from the planning world. So, we've created UPco News to keep you up to speed with everything that's happening within our business and beyond.

UPDATED BETTER APARTMENT DESIGN STANDARDS (BADS)

The updated BADS that were announced earlier in the year have now been implemented into the Victoria Planning Provisions. The changes were gazetted on the 20th December 2021 by the Victorian Minister for Planning. What does this mean? The updated BADS are in action! Your planning applications for apartments will be assessed against these new […]
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REGENT THEATRE

You might be surprised to learn that, despite its glimmering façade, this ornate picture palace has faced many struggles since it opened its doors in 1929 – enduring a devastating fire, WWII, and more recently the challenges of COVID-19.
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ELWOOD HOUSE

UPco worked on Elwood House alongside a visionary project team, including our client (Piccolo Developments) and the architect (Woods Bagot). Both Piccolo and Woods Bagot were committed to the vision of this beautiful project… so how is it faring now? Completed in 2017, its first achievement was victory as the 2018 Winner of the ‘Multi-unit […]
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SJB PLANNING MELBOURNE RE-BRANDS AS UPCO

We’re excited to share that SJB Planning Melbourne has re-branded as UPco (short for Urban Planning Collective). Nothing will change about our team or the way we do business – just like always, we’re here to help achieve great development outcomes for our clients across Melbourne and Victoria. But we do have a new name […]
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