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Australia Office Demand Holds Up Despite Vacancy Surge
Commercial
Tuesday August 9 2022

Australia Office Demand Holds Up Despite Vacancy Surge

Demand for office space across Australia continues to hold up reasonably well, new data shows.

Remedial Works Are Different
Commercial
Tuesday July 26 2022

Remedial Works Are Different

Remedial work is an integral part of the construction industry.

How Much Compensation Will You Receive?
Residential
Tuesday July 19 2022

How Much Compensation Will You Receive?

Have you been wronged? Affected by personal injury or a breach of building contract?

Ventilation Changes Can Help Stop COVID Transmission in Office Buildings
Commercial
Thursday July 14 2022

Ventilation Changes Can Help Stop COVID Transmission in Office Buildings

Simple ventilation changes can help to prevent COVID transmission and improve energy efficiency in offices, new research suggests.

Inflation, Skills Shortages Hit Property Confidence
Commercial
Thursday July 7 2022

Inflation, Skills Shortages Hit Property Confidence

Confidence within the property sector throughout Australia has dropped as concerns about inflation and skills shortages has grown, a survey of more than 750 property industry...

When will VCAT send parties to jail?
Zoning
Thursday July 7 2022

When will VCAT send parties to jail?

The infamous 2016 destruction of the Corkman Hotel in Carlton has ended in jail for the directors of the developer. 

SMH and Tele agree: Planning system in NSW needs bold reform
Zoning
Thursday July 7 2022

SMH and Tele agree: Planning system in NSW needs bold reform

It is rare to see the editorial pages of both the major Sydney newspapers write on the same day on the same topic and essentially agree.

Medical centre depreciation – case study
Business
Thursday July 7 2022

Medical centre depreciation – case study

The previous few years have been challenging for the health care industry and medical centres in particular.

Builders Raise Alarm Over Rising Interest Rates
Business
Tuesday July 5 2022

Builders Raise Alarm Over Rising Interest Rates

A key building industry lobby group in Australia has raised alarm that rising interest rates could force more construction businesses to the wall.

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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