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How global forces have shaped the economic trajectories of Australia’s big cities
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Tuesday July 16 2024

How global forces have shaped the economic trajectories of Australia’s big cities

‘Globalisation’ may have fallen down the league ladder of most quoted economic jargon, but it continues to have a powerful influence on our lives, including the...

NSW Councils Held Accountable for Housing Approval Times
Residential
Monday July 15 2024

NSW Councils Held Accountable for Housing Approval Times

Local councils throughout New South Wales will be ranked on a publicly accessible league table for their performance in terms of timeliness in progressing applications for...

Victoria Goes for Long Term Housing Targets
Residential
Wednesday June 19 2024

Victoria Goes for Long Term Housing Targets

Local councils in Melbourne and regional Victoria will be accountable for unlocking adequate levels of new housing supply within their municipalities following the release of draft...

NSW Goes for Fairer Sydney Housing Distribution
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Thursday May 30 2024

NSW Goes for Fairer Sydney Housing Distribution

The distribution of new housing provision in Sydney will be more equitable as a result of new targets that will ensure that wealthier and established parts...

Australia’s Best Homes Have Been Unveiled
Residential
Tuesday May 21 2024

Australia’s Best Homes Have Been Unveiled

Australia’s best homes have been unveiled.

Where the NSW Sustainable Buildings SEPP misses the mark
Urban Planning
Tuesday May 21 2024

Where the NSW Sustainable Buildings SEPP misses the mark

While the tools and techniques for delivering all-electric, low emissions and high-performance buildings are well understood, shifting the entire property market will require some regulatory tinkering.

Australia’s Housing Supply Will Fall Short of Long-term Demand
Residential
Wednesday May 8 2024

Australia’s Housing Supply Will Fall Short of Long-term Demand

Australia will not build a sufficient number of new homes in the private housing market to meet expected growth in housing demand over the next six...

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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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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30 Sep, 2019
Property lending softens again: RBA

The pace of lending to property buyers grew only slightly in August, below the rate in July, according to statistics from the central bank that have...

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Business
15 Jul, 2019
Property council hits out at SA land tax

Proposed changes to land tax in South Australia could have a devastating impact on property owners and the economy, the state's Property Council says.

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Residential
11 Jul, 2019
Rental prices for Sydney units fall 5%

Rental prices on Sydney units have fallen by almost 5.0 per cent over the year on an influx of new supply but remain "significantly" higher than...

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