The abolition of a body set up to report on housing supply and affordability issues in Australia has drawn mixed reactions from the building industry, with some commentators complaining the move is short-sighted but others saying it provides an opportunity for fresh policy approaches.

The abolition of a body set up to report on housing supply and affordability issues in Australia has drawn mixed reactions from the building industry, with some commentators complaining the move is short-sighted but others saying it provides an opportunity for fresh policy approaches. As part of measures designed to…