Australian politicians’ ears must have been burning when bank chief Ken Henry addressed the country’s Committee for Economic Development in Canberra on Thursday, because he wasted no words in portraying the destruction – instead of construction – of a sound future they continued to guarantee. The Unconventional economist on MacroBusiness, Leith van Onselen, wrote: “Dr […]
A report on urban land supply by the Urban Development Institute of Australia shows a supply boom in most of the country’s big cities, but the institute says the greater activity is masking major barriers.
The New South Wales state government proposed yesterday that Sydney should have 2 central business districts – the established one on the harbour and a second fully fledged centre at Parramatta, 23km to the west.
Published 26 November 2012 Australian property forecaster BIS Shrapnel said in a report out this morning the recent protracted weakness in the Sydney, Perth & Brisbane markets for residential land – and to a lesser extent the Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast markets – had created the conditions for an upturn. However, senior manager Angie […]
Published 28 March 2012 The Property Council of Australia has launched a website challenging governments at all levels to allow Australians more say in development of their cities. The website, Make My City Work, has the backing of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council & Green Building Council. The call from the property council is […]