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How Should the National Construction Code Respond to Airbnb?
Residential
Wednesday May 2 2018

How Should the National Construction Code Respond to Airbnb?

Back in 2011, owners of 42 units at the two-tower Watergate apartment complex in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct were served with orders to cease using their dwellings...

Airbnb Vs Affordable Rent
Business
Tuesday July 25 2017

Airbnb Vs Affordable Rent

Whilst tourists enjoy beaches and rainforest, Ilona Harker lives in her car after she and three flatmates were evicted from their rental property in the lead...

NSW to Regulate Airbnb and Homeshare Sites
Residential
Thursday April 20 2017

NSW to Regulate Airbnb and Homeshare Sites

Homesharing sites such as Airbnb will be regulated for the first time in NSW as the state government looks to legalise the booming short-term letting industry.

Airbnb Prepares for Pending Regulations
Residential
Wednesday December 14 2016

Airbnb Prepares for Pending Regulations

Airbnb's global policy boss says increased regulation of Australia's short-term rental industry would benefit the house-sharing website and help grow its business in the "incredibly valuable"...

Is Airbnb Facing It’s Day of Reckoning?
Residential
Monday October 24 2016

Is Airbnb Facing It’s Day of Reckoning?

Airbnb, the online lodging service that investors now believe is worth $US30 billion ($A39 billion), faces a reckoning.

NSW Homesharing to get Green Light
Residential
Tuesday October 18 2016

NSW Homesharing to get Green Light

Home-owners across NSW will be able to open their spare rooms and granny flats to short-term renters without fear of reprisal from council under new recommendations...

A ‘Night Stayed’ Is not Enough for Airbnb
Residential
Tuesday August 30 2016

A ‘Night Stayed’ Is not Enough for Airbnb

San Francisco-based home-sharing giant Airbnb recently launched a new design studio called Samara.

Is Airbnb Destroying Strata Living?
Strata
Thursday August 4 2016

Is Airbnb Destroying Strata Living?

For one (anonymous) Docklands apartment owner quoted on The 7:30 Report earlier this year, having people knock on their door looking for a ‘massage’ might not...

Owners Corporation Fails to Stop Short Stay
Strata
Monday July 25 2016

Owners Corporation Fails to Stop Short Stay

An owners corporation in Victoria has failed in its bid to prevent individual apartment owners from letting their apartments out under short stay arrangements after the...

Commercial
Apr 10 2018
Amazon, Airbnb Drive Retail Insolvencies

Competition from online giants such as Amazon and Airbnb is behind an increase in the number of Australian retailers going bust in recent years, according to...

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