Code amendments were made for West Lakes, Hillier Park, and O’Sullivan Beach. New homes will address all sectors of the market, from affordable to high-end, first home buyer to retiree. The decisions were made following community consultation and feedback.
The Adelaide housing market is set to see over 1,000 new homes across the city’s north, south, and west, as the Government approves code amendments for developments at West Lakes (489 allotments), Hillier Park (400 allotments), and O’Sullivan Beach (114 allotments).
“We’ve made it clear that investing in health and housing are priorities for this Government,” said South Australian Premier, Peter Malinauskas.
“These rezonings will allow for an additional thousand homes for South Australians, which we know are desperately needed.
“This builds upon our plan for A Better Housing Future which is delivering the largest land release in the state’s history, and the abolition of stamp duty for eligible first home buyers.”
Minister Nick Champion said the Government listened to community feedback when assessing the code amendments, and believes the new zoning will strike a balance between the public’s expectations and the need for development.
“It’s important these applications have highlighted a need for considered design, with more open space to be integrated into the residential areas,” said Minister Champion.
“These three rezonings are another example of this Government pulling every lever at its disposal to tackle the housing crisis head on and bring critical supply to address the insatiable demand in our State.”
Vice President of the Urban Development Institute of Australia SA (UDIA SA), Richard Dwyer, said: “Greater Adelaide has an acute need for zoned land that is supported by key infrastructure, including drinking water and sewer connections to ensure we can build the houses we need to meet current market demand.
“This announcement provides a