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Sydney Councils Warned Over Value Capture Plans
Business
Wednesday July 13 2016

Sydney Councils Warned Over Value Capture Plans

Australia's peak body for property developers has expressed concerns about the proposed introduction of value capture levies on new housing by recently amalgamated councils in Sydney.

Amalgamate or Leave Alone?
Zoning
Wednesday April 27 2016

Amalgamate or Leave Alone?

Back in 1994, the local government sector in Victoria underwent a period of unprecedented reform as then premier Jeff Kennett replaced 1,600 elected councilors with handpicked...

A Rate and Rank Council Strategy for Housing Affordability
Residential
Wednesday November 5 2014

A Rate and Rank Council Strategy for Housing Affordability

Twenty-one years after the landmark Hilmer Report unleashed a national competition policy in the Australian economy, the positive effects are still felt today.