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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
WA Govt Must be Transparent in Land Sales: AG
The WA auditor general says sale should be made public