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How global forces have shaped the economic trajectories of Australia’s big cities
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Tuesday July 16 2024

How global forces have shaped the economic trajectories of Australia’s big cities

‘Globalisation’ may have fallen down the league ladder of most quoted economic jargon, but it continues to have a powerful influence on our lives, including the...

Victoria Should Abolish Neighborhood Residential Zones: Planner
Residential
Thursday June 6 2024

Victoria Should Abolish Neighborhood Residential Zones: Planner

(image via Google Maps) Victoria should abolish the most restrictive category of zoning which is applied to major residential areas across Melbourne, an industry forum has heard.

NSW Goes for Fairer Sydney Housing Distribution
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Thursday May 30 2024

NSW Goes for Fairer Sydney Housing Distribution

The distribution of new housing provision in Sydney will be more equitable as a result of new targets that will ensure that wealthier and established parts...

Victoria Must Go Beyond Compact Melbourne Model: Planner
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Tuesday May 28 2024

Victoria Must Go Beyond Compact Melbourne Model: Planner

Victoria should move beyond planning around a ‘compact’ city model for the future of Melbourne, a leading urban planner says.

Australia’s Best Homes Have Been Unveiled
Residential
Tuesday May 21 2024

Australia’s Best Homes Have Been Unveiled

Australia’s best homes have been unveiled.

Commonwealth Pumps $11.3 billion into Housing
Residential
Monday May 13 2024

Commonwealth Pumps $11.3 billion into Housing

The Commonwealth is set to pump billions of dollars into building more homes and better supporting homeless Australians.

Australia’s Housing Supply Will Fall Short of Long-term Demand
Residential
Wednesday May 8 2024

Australia’s Housing Supply Will Fall Short of Long-term Demand

Australia will not build a sufficient number of new homes in the private housing market to meet expected growth in housing demand over the next six...

Zoning
12 May, 2020
Stokes to discuss NSW land clearing halt

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes will attend an urgent meeting with a South Coast property developer following a push to halt land clearing in the bushfire-ravaged...

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Residential
15 Apr, 2020
Vic reveals $500m COVID-19 rental relief

The six-month ban on evictions and rent increases for both commercial and residential tenants, as well as tax relief for landlords, was announced by Premier Daniel...

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Business
14 Apr, 2020
Property Scheme Victims Face More Anxiety

The coronavirus pandemic has heaped further anxiety on dozens of retirees who lost their life savings in a collapsed Australian property scheme.

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Residential
24 Mar, 2020
Real estate auctions will be banned

All real estate auctions and open house inspections will be cancelled amid tougher restrictions on gatherings of people in a bid to stem the spread of...

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Zoning
20 Feb, 2020
Administrator to run Melb's Casey council

An interim administrator has been appointed to take charge of Melbourne's scandal-plagued Casey council, after Victoria's parliament voted to sack its councillors.

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Zoning
13 Jan, 2020
Qld councillors got funds for own projects

Former Ipswich councillors spent millions of ratepayer dollars on projects in their own areas instead of funding initiatives that would have benefited the Queensland city as...

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Residential
18 Dec, 2019
Owner-occupier loans outstrip investors

Mortgage lending expanded in October, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics numbers indicating activity by owner-occupiers continued to outpace that of investors.

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Business
6 Dec, 2019
Qld council seeks $2.5m from Palmer firms

A Queensland council is pursuing two of Clive Palmer's companies in court seeking millions owed in rates and water charges.

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Business
6 Dec, 2019
NSW real estate agent stole from tenants

A Sydney real estate agent who had a penchant for cocaine and used tenants' rental bonds to fund his addiction has been spared jail.

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