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Monday December 17, 2018

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Record Land Releases Creating Huge Greenfield Opportunities
Zoning
Thursday July 5 2018

Record Land Releases Creating Huge Greenfield Opportunities

Drive along the old Princes Highway toward Pakenham in Melbourne’s south-east and ‘Land for Sale’ signs dot the landscape.

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability
Zoning
Friday March 16 2018

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability

Prices of vacant residential land in places such as Sydney and Melbourne are surging amid signs of critical land shortages in those capitals, dashing hopes in...

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House
Zoning
Thursday March 15 2018

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House

The research by Ross Kendall and Peter Tulip presents a very disturbing picture of how much cost has been added to houses and apartments in Sydney....

NSW Land Clearing Code Challenged in Court
Business
Wednesday November 29 2017

NSW Land Clearing Code Challenged in Court

NSW laws allowing private landowners to clear large areas of native vegetation without approval are being challenged in court.

Victoria Moves to Annual Land Valuations
Residential
Wednesday November 15 2017

Victoria Moves to Annual Land Valuations

Valuations upon which land taxes and council rates are calculated are set to be conducted annually throughout Victoria as the state moves to capture greater revenue...

Queensland Property Sector Questions Integrity of Land Valuations
Zoning
Friday November 10 2017

Queensland Property Sector Questions Integrity of Land Valuations

Queensland’s property sector has raised significant concerns about a decision not to issue new statutory valuations for a number of the state’s most significant local government...

Sydney Land Prices Surge Above $1,000 per SQM
Business
Wednesday October 25 2017

Sydney Land Prices Surge Above $1,000 per SQM

As the cost of housing continues to surge, land prices throughout the Sydney metropolitan area are now above $1,000 per square meter.

Land Price Surge is Slamming Affordable Housing Delivery
Residential
Wednesday September 20 2017

Land Price Surge is Slamming Affordable Housing Delivery

A surge in land prices is creating significant problems in terms of the delivery of affordable housing, a new report suggests.

Australia’s Property Industry is Racked with Political Favouritism
Business
Tuesday September 19 2017

Australia’s Property Industry is Racked with Political Favouritism

If you wanted to strike it rich in property, one way would be to buy land on the outskirts of metropolitan areas, wait for it to...

Business
Sep 12 2018
Charging Foreign Owners Extra For Property Will Cost West Australian Jobs

They say, “money makes the world go ‘round” and although it may seem crass and crude, it’s quite true. Take a drive through any of WA’s...

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Business
Jul 17 2018
NSW Govt to Probe Chinese Land Visa Deal

The NSW government is investigating claims a Chinese developer promised overseas investors a permanent resident visa in Australia if they bought into a NSW Hunter Valley...

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Zoning
Mar 13 2018
Building Industry Backs RBA on Zoning

The building industry believes that if state governments ease zoning restrictions 20,000 extra homes could be built over the next five years.

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Infrastructure
Mar 9 2018
Victoria Proceeds To Deliver Infrastructure Boost

The Andrews Labor Government’s record infrastructure program is set to receive a boost from the commercialisation of the land titles and registry functions of Land Use...

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Urban Planning
Mar 9 2018
Qld's Land Clearing Laws Reintroduced

Laws to limit land clearing in Queensland have been reintroduced to state parliament, without a controversial clause forcing farmers to prove they hadn't been cutting down...

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Commercial
Jan 30 2018
Crown Completes $370m Vegas Land Sale

Casinos operator Crown Resorts has completed the sale of its interest in land in Las Vegas on which the company had once intended to build a...

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Zoning
Jan 17 2018
SA Resources Sector Pushes for Land Access

Improved land access has been included on an election wish list published by the South Australian resources sector's peak industry body.

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Business
12 Apr, 2016
Qld Businesses Could Prop up $5.2b Project

Businesses in Brisbane's CBD could be taxed more to help pay for the proposed $5.2 billion Cross River Rail project just "for the privilege of being...

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Business
7 Apr, 2016
WA Govt Must be Transparent in Land Sales: AG

The WA auditor general says sale should be made public

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