The Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry, has released the Summer 2015 edition of its National Outlook, Australia’s most comprehensive housing report card.

“The report card identifies 2014/15 as the year when a record number of new homes will be commenced in Australia,” commented HIA Chief Economist, Harley Dale. “Residential construction is the success story of the Australian domestic economy, although wide geographical divergences are still evident, trading conditions are more competitive than…