Also in this wrap: Property Council of Australia appoints president.
Retirement living industry peaks are urging all retirement village operators to sign to the industry code of conduct launched today to demonstrate their commitment to high standards and resident satisfaction.
Industry peak bodies are seeking feedback on the draft version of new national voluntary standards for operators of retirement living communities.
The Property Council of Australia has unsurprisingly and eagerly endorsed the findings of University of Technology Sydney research on the benefits and affordability of retirement village living.
The changing needs of retirement village residents combined with ageing housing stock is challenging the retirement living sector, a forum has heard.
Just as aged care enjoys subsidies from government and tax policy support, retirement village developers say they want land use policy that facilitates development.
Property Council of Australia’s Mary Wood speaks to AAA about the state of play for the retirement village industry in Australia.
With all the negotiations and arrangements in place, it’s now up to RVA members to agree to wind up the ten year old national body and merge with the Property Council of Australia.
The leading advocate for Australia’s $600 billion property industry and the peak body for the retirement village industry are seeking to form a new, more powerful peak body.