Queensland housing approvals fall 14.6 per cent

Building approvals for new dwellings are on a downward trajectory, and industry experts are calling for practical action to ensure growth and productivity for the construction industry.

Housing accord worries mount as building approvals data remains lacklustre

A small uptick in approvals was largely driven by apartments, while housing approvals dropped by almost two per cent.

Building approvals rise in October 2023, but industry remains concerned over the broader picture

This comes off the back of pauses to the interest rates.

Canberra expands exemption for off-the-plan stamp duty

From November 27, Canberran homebuyers will not have to pay stamp duty on off-the-plan apartment or townhouses valued up to $800,000.

Australia’s annual rate of inflation drops to 5.4%

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that Australia’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) has risen 1.2% in September 2023.

Australian home loans and dwelling approvals rise in August 2023

Early signs of improvement were observed across August.

Australian property market wrap: 29 September 2023

From the city to the regions, today’s wrap spans shopping centres and developments across the nation.

Federal Government unveils roadmap for stronger labour market

Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, recently unveiled the Working Future white paper.

Matthew Pollock appointed as Master Builders Association of WA CEO

The former chief economist of Master Builders Australia and former CEO of Master Builders Tasmania is set to take the reins at MBAWA.

Housing Australia Future Fund set to finally pass parliament following extensive negotiations

The $10 billion package is one aspect of a larger housing reform agenda.

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