HomeBuilder misses a chance to make our homes perform better for us

The federal government’s new A$688 million HomeBuilder package might protect residential construction jobs but it’s a missed opportunity to deliver sustainability benefits that would save owners money in the long run.

Opinion: HomeBuilder – a good idea gone bad?

HomeBuilder is a good idea gone bad. It is possibly the most complex and least equitable program the government could have devised to deliver construction jobs.

Interest rate update: RBA holds rates at June meeting

The cash rate for March 2020 has been announced by the Reserve Bank of Australia following its regularly scheduled monthly board meeting.

Life in lockdown has shown us our houses need to work harder for us

As we’ve been living more closely with families and housemates through COVID-19, the more intensive ways we’ve used our houses has perhaps exposed some of their shortcomings.

As coronavirus restrictions ease, here’s how you can navigate public transport as safely as...

As coronavirus restrictions continue to ease, one of the key challenges we face is how to deal with people moving around a lot more.

A time to embrace the edge spaces that make our neighbourhoods tick

As we emerge from COVID-19 lockdowns, it is timely to reflect on how the design of our neighbourhoods and the ways we interact with them affect our lived experience.
Where are Australia's cheapest and most expensive suburbs?

Australia’s cheapest (and most expensive) suburbs

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Money for social housing is key to construction stimulus

There’s no doubt Australia’s construction industry is facing tough times. COVID-19 has caused migration to slow to a trickle.

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Rent.com.au rental market snapshot: May 2020

Rent.com.au has released its report for May 2020, based on property leasing data. The report illustrates the shift in rental prices and affordability.

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