Committee Nomination

Property Council committee nominations are now closed.

Thank you for your interest and nominations. Committee membership is determined by Executive Directors and their Division Councils.

We receive multiple nominations for every available committee role and unfortunately will not be able to place every nomination request.

Successful nominees will be advised by 23 December 2016 and 2017 meeting dates will be circulated by 27 January 2017.

New South Wales

Asset Management & Sustainable Development Committee

Property Council Contact: Tim Wheeler

To advance sustainable development and practices in NSW.

Capital Markets Committee

Property Council Contact: Kiki Taktikos

To promote property as an investment asset class and the integration of the capital and property markets areas., including the development of a Property and Capital markets seminar events series.

Commercial Office Property Committee

Property Council Contact: Cheryl Thomas

Champions the interests of the commercial office sector, including the financing, construction, operation and management of assets.

Diversity Committee NSW

Property Council Contact: Jane Fitzgerald

Builds diversity and inclusiveness in the property industry. The Committee champions specific networking, learning, sponsorship and mentoring opportunities .

Future Directions Committee

Property Council Contact: Chloe Philp

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals.

Hotel Property Committee

Property Council Contact: Andrew Fletcher

Represents the interests of the hotel property industry including hotel and tourism policy development, industry education, encouraging networking within the industry and liaison with other industry groups.

Hunter Chapter

Property Council Contact: Andrew Fletcher

This Committee represents the industry in the Hunter region. A key focus for this committee is to continue to implement the initiatives for the Lower Hunter reform agenda and the review of planning controls for key councils. The chapter also looks afte

Hunter Future Directions Committee

Property Council Contact: Kate Doab

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals (under 35 years).

Illawarra Chapter

Property Council Contact: Jancey Malins

Represents the industry in the Illawarra.

Industrial Property Committee

Property Council Contact: William Power

Focuses on issues relevant to the growth of industrial property, including employment lands policy and associated planning and infrastructure delivery frameworks.

Planning Committee

Property Council Contact: Cheryl Thomas

Champions reforms to improve the efficiency of the NSW planning framework together with reviewing strategic planning documents and draft environmental planning instruments.

Residential Committee

Property Council Contact: Cheryl Thomas

The key role of the Committee is to work with government and industry to develop solutions in relation to residential property and development. Urban renewal, levies, land supply and housing affordability are among its priority areas.

Retirement Living Committee

Property Council Contact: Tim Wheeler

Represents the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in NSW, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues.

Tax Committee

Property Council Contact: Tim Wheeler

Provides technical advice on NSW revenue legislation, including stamp duty, land tax and tax design. The committee also focuses on issues relevant to the Office of State Revenue. The committee also works closely with the National taxes Working Group to achieve harmonization in key taxation areas.

Victoria

Commercial & Corp. Real Estate Committee

Property Council Contact: Asher Judah

Responsible for promoting the interests of the commercial office sector. The Committee is focused on policy issues relating to commercial construction, leasing, management, safety, precints and sustainability.

Future Directions Committee

Property Council Contact: Annemie Duggall

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals (under 35 years).

Future Trends & Innovations Committee

Property Council Contact: Nicole Farrall

Exclusively focussed on recommending and securing event speakers, developing a framework for improving event marketing, awareness, patronage, engagement and interaction, and identifying future industry trends.

Infrastructure, Industrial & Logistics Committee

Property Council Contact: Linda Allison

Responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to infrastructure development, supply chains, public project pipelines and industrial land supply and investment.

Mentor Program Committee

Property Council Contact: Caitlin Pole

Develops and manages the administrative duties associated with the Property Council’s Mentor Program in Victoria, which is focused on the ongoing development of a vital industry and its next generation of leaders.

Residential Developers Committee

Property Council Contact: Daniella Stutt

Responsible  for providing a voice on issues relating to greenfield residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges.

Retail Committee

Property Council Contact: Sandra Qian

Represents the interests of all proponents in the retail sector, including shopping centre owners and managers, developers, leasing professionals and major tenants.

Retirement Living Committee

Property Council Contact: Daniella Stutt

Represents the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in VIC, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues.

Tax Reform Committee

Property Council Contact: Sandra Qian

Responsible for policy development across all areas of Victoria’s tax system.

Diversity Committee VIC

Property Council Contact: Nicole Farrall

Builds diversity and inclusiveness in the property industry. The Committee champions specific networking, learning, sponsorship and mentoring opportunities

Planning & Infill Committee

Property Council Contact: Daniella Stutt

Responsible for policy development across all areas of Victoria’s planning system (except Greenfields) with a strong focus on infill development.

Sustainability & Wellness Committee

Property Council Contact: Sandra Qian

Advances sustainable development and practices that promote wellness in the built environment.

Queensland

Commercial & Corp. Real Estate Committee

Property Council Contact: Jen Williams

Promotes the interests of the commercial office sector. The Committee is focused on policy issues relating to commercial construction, leasing, management, safety and sustainability. The Committee is primarily focused on the Brisbane, Brisbane Fringe, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast markets.

Committee for Cities

Property Council Contact: Jen Williams

The Committee for Cities’ focus is drawing together the industry’s expertise in planning, infrastructure and urban design, to shape and provide advice to government on major projects and policies impacting our cities.

Diversity Committee Qld

Property Council Contact: Tegwen Hunter

Builds diversity and inclusiveness in the property industry.

Future Directions Committee

Property Council Contact: Tegwen Hunter

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals (under 35 years).

Industrial Property Committee

Property Council Contact: Henry Pike

Focused on issues relevant to unlocking sustainable growth in employment lands in Queensland. This includes planning policy, sustainability initiatives and infrastructure delivery frameworks, along with undertaking the annual Industrial Vacancy Report.

Infrastructure Committee

Property Council Contact: Nathan Percy

Responsible for influencing the State’s legislative environment as it relates to infrastructure planning, prioritisation and charging and the progression of opportunites for private sector involvement in the development of public infrastructure.

Planning Committee

Property Council Contact: Nathan Percy

Responsible for influencing the State’s legislative planning environment and working with local governments to secure the most efficient planning framework.

Regional Gold Coast Chapter

Property Council Contact: Henry Pike

Represents the interests of the Property Council’s diverse membership on the Gold Coast.

Regional Sunshine Coast Chapter

Property Council Contact: Henry Pike

Represents the interests of the Property Council’s diverse membership on the Sunshine Coast.

Regional Townsville Chapter

Property Council Contact: Nathan Percy

Represents the interests of the Property Council’s diverse membership in Townsville.

Residential Committee

Property Council Contact: Nathan Percy

Responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges.

Retail Committee

Property Council Contact: Henry Pike

Represents the interests of all proponents of the retail sector in Queensland, including shopping centre owners and managers, developers, leasing professionals and major tenants.

Retirement Living Committee

Property Council Contact: Nathan Percy

Represents the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in Queensland, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues

Western Australia 

Commercial Property

Property Council Contact: Sadie Davidson

Responsible for promoting the interests of the commercial office sector. The Committee is focused on policy issues relating to commercial construction, leasing, management, safety and sustainability.

Diversity Committee WA

Property Council Contact: Ling Geh

Builds diversity and inclusiveness in the property industry. The Committee champions specific networking, learning, sponsorship and mentoring opportunities.

Future Directions Committee

Property Council Contact: Sadie Davidson

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals (under 35 years).

Industrial & Infrastructure Committee

Property Council Contact: Lino Iacomella

Responsible for formulating operation and policy positions for the industrial property sector in WA and major infrastructure needs.

Planning Committee

Property Council Contact: Sadie Davidson

Responsible for influencing the statutory and strategic planning environment to assist the Property Council to advocate on behalf of members on urban development outcomes.

Residential Committee

Property Council Contact: Sadie Davidson

Responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges.

Retail Management Committee

Property Council Contact: Ling Geh

Coordinates information forums, discusses operational and policy issues relevant to shopping centre management in WA.

Retirement Living Committee

Property Council Contact: Ling Geh

Represents the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in VIC, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues.

Sustainable Development Committee

Property Council Contact: Sadie Davidson

Advances sustainable development and practices in WA.

South Australia 

Buildings & Facilities Committee

Property Council Contact: Almerinda Pollice

Responsible for policy, professional development events & publications relating to building regulations and services

Commercial Office Property Committee

Property Council Contact: Almerinda Pollice

Responsible for promoting the interests of the commercial office sector. The Committee is focused on policy issues relating to commercial construction, leasing, management, safety and sustainability.

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Property Council Contact: Almerinda Pollice

Builds diversity and inclusiveness in the property industry.

Future Directions Committee

Property Council Contact: Hannah Harding

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry).. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals (under 35 years).

Industrial Development Committee

Property Council Contact: Almerinda Pollice

Focused on issues relevant to unlocking sustainable growth in employment lands in SA. This includes planning policy, sustainability initiatives and infrastructure delivery frameworks.

Mainstreets Committee

Property Council Contact: Hannah Harding

Promotes the interests of Main Streets and reinforce the importance of Main Streets as key community arteries, both in existing suburbs and in planning for Adelaide’s new urban futures.

Planning & Urban Design Committee

Property Council Contact: Almerinda Pollice

Promotes good planning & urban design outcomes for members through the debate and discussion of issues.

Residential Development Committee

Property Council Contact: Almerinda Pollice

Responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges.

Retirement Living Committee

Property Council Contact: Sally Burridge

Represents the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in SA, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues

Shopping Centres & Retail Committee

Property Council Contact: Hannah Harding

Represents the interests of all proponents the retail sector in SA, including shopping centre owners and managers, developers, leasing professionals and major tenants.

Taxation Committee

Property Council Contact: Almerinda Pollice

Provides technical advice on SA revenue legislation, including stamp duty, land tax and tax design. The committee also focuses on issues relevant to the Office of State Revenue.

Tasmania 

Management & Regulation Reduction Committee

Property Council Contact: Brian Wightman

Responds to taxation and economic issues to provide a better market place for investment in Tasmania.

Membership, Events & FDs Committee

Property Council Contact: Brian Wightman

Responsible for membership retention and recruitment, developing and monitoring the Division’s marketing activities and assisting in developing existing and new methods of communicating to members.

Planning Reform Committee

Property Council Contact: Brian Wightman

Provides the Property Council with advice and policies that promote and influence planning and infrastructure policies and controls with the objective of encouraging investment and sound development in Tasmania.

Residential Committee

Property Council Contact: Brian Wightman

Responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges

Utilities Committee

Property Council Contact: Brian Wightman

Update members on utility issues.

Aust. Capital Territory 

Diversity Committee ACT

Property Council Contact: Rebecca Scott

Builds diversity and inclusiveness in the property industry.

Economic Development & Infra. Committee

Property Council Contact: Rebecca Scott

Provide advice and representation on issues relating to economic development and infrastructure in the ACT.

Future Directions Committee

Property Council Contact: Rebecca Scott

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry.A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals (under 35 years).

Planning & Sustainable Dev. Committee

Property Council Contact: Rebecca Scott

To improve the efficiency of the ACT planning framework and advance sustainable development in the ACT.

Residential Committee

Property Council Contact: Rebecca Scott

Responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges

Retirement Living Committee

Property Council Contact: Rebecca Scott

Represents the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in ACT, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues.

Northern Territory 

Central Business District Committee

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer

Provides expert advice on property issues affecting the Darwin CBD.

Commercial Real Estate Committee

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer

Advise on major legislative and economic issues that impact the development, ownership and management of commercial property as an asset class in the NT.

Future Directions Committee

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals (under 35 years).

Planning & Infrastructure Committee

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer

To develop policies and provide advice regarding planning systems and controls in the property sector.

Residential / Retirement Living Committee

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer

Addresses legislative, social and economic issues affecting residential property development in the NT. Identifies networking, advocacy and research needs in the residential sector & coordinates events, products and services.

Retail Committee

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer

Coordinates information forums and considers operational and policy issues relevant to retail property development, operation and management in the NT

Sustainable Development Committee

Property Council Contact: Ruth Palmer

To advance sustainable development and practices in the NT.

National

Cities Roundtable

Property Council Contact: Katharina Surikow

Manages the Property Council’s response to strategic national policy issues and works to shape an effective policy frameworks and an efficient regime for investment by the Commonwealth Government.   

Regulation Review Roundtable

Property Council Contact: Francesca Muskovic

Manages the Property Council’s response to regulations affecting the property sector and ensures any building controls or government policies are reasonable, cost-effective and help drive innovation.

Risk Roundtable

Property Council Contact: Francesca Muskovic

Manages the Property Council's responses to insurance, risk, and terrorism issues, engaging with government agencies and improving information flows to members.

Sustainability Roundtable

Property Council Contact: Francesca Muskovic

The National Sustainability Roundtable showcases thought leadership beyond current industry best practice across strategic environmental, social, economic and governance aspects of sustainability. The Roundtable leverages the resources of leading members and works collaboratively with other aligned industry organisations to advocate and support best practice sustainability policy to Australia’s broader property industry and policy makers.

International & Capital Markets 

Accounting Working Group

Property Council Contact: Michael Paparo

Represent and advise the Property Council of accounting and financial reporting matters affecting our industry.

CFO Roundtable

Property Council Contact: Michael Paparo

CFO-only forum responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight on accounting, tax and finance issues.

Global Investment Working Group

Property Council Contact: Zerlin Ahmed

Dedicated working group for investors, corporate and professional experts targeting global investor outreach, FIRB and international investment issues

GST Working Group

Property Council Contact: Matthew Neeves

Responsible for GST matters affecting the property industry.

Income & Int. Tax Working Group

Property Council Contact: Matthew Neeves

Responsible for income and international tax matters affecting the property industry.

Industry Leadership Group

Property Council Contact: Michael Paparo

Victorian-based think tank to identify, design and recommend strategic projects and plans that address issues that will impact industry in the future.

Regulation & Investment Working Group

Property Council Contact: Michael Paparo

Represent and advise the Property Council of legal and regulatory matters effecting capital markets and the property industry.

State Taxes Working Group

Property Council Contact: Matthew Neeves

Responsible for developing property industry positions on nation-wide state tax matters.

Unlisted Funds Roundtable

Property Council Contact: Zerlin Ahmed

Responsible for coordinating advocacy and industry matters directly relevant to unlisted property funds.

Wholesale & Retail Funds Managers Forum

Property Council Contact: Zerlin Ahmed

Responsible for advocacy and industry matters of specific relevance to wholesale and/or retail fund managers.

Wholesale Investors Forum

Property Council Contact: Zerlin Ahmed

Responsible for advocacy and industry matters of specific relevance to wholesale investors.

Academy 

Operations & Facilities Management

Property Council Contact: Kelly Jones

Provides oversight of course content, strategic course development, assessment strategies, and coordination of presenters and other specialist staff.

Property Asset Management

Property Council Contact: Kelly Jones

Provides oversight of course content, strategic course development, assessment strategies, and coordination of presenters and other specialist staff.

Property Development Committee

Property Council Contact: Kelly Jones

Provides oversight of course content, strategic course development, assessment strategies, and coordination of presenters and other specialist staff.

Property Investment & Finance

Property Council Contact: Kelly Jones

Provides oversight of course content, strategic course development, assessment strategies, and coordination of presenters and other specialist staff.

Retail Property

Property Council Contact: Kelly Jones

Provides oversight of course content, strategic course development, assessment strategies, and coordination of presenters and other specialist staff.