75,000 Pet Resumes – and Dogs still rule

Dogs continue to be #1 in the pet stakes with Cats holding the #2 slot, according to a new report from leading rental property...

The RBA’s shift to worrying about financial stability could be hurting Australian wages

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is making an explicit trade-off between inflation and financial stability concerns. And this could be weighing on Australians’...

More than 300,000 people create Renter Resumes

More than 300,000 people have now created a Renter Resume, one of Australia's most comprehensive renter profile applications. Create your Renter Resume today! “It is no...

Homelessness: Australia’s shameful story of policy complacency and failure continues

Exactly a decade ago in 2008, the Australian government committed to an ambitious strategy to halve national homelessness by 2020. By Hal Pawson - Associate Director -...

Lessons in resilience: what city planners can learn from Hobart’s flood

Hobart is a city known for its risk of catastrophic fire, such as the devastating wildfires of 1897-98 and 1967. As the second-driest city in Australia, until last week it...

Investor home loan demand plunges in March

Home loan demand from investors has dropped by nine percent, the largest monthly percentage decline since 2015, new data has revealed.  According to new Housing...

Transport spending priorities leave city residents worse off

Australian governments are set to spend more on transport infrastructure than ever before. Federal and state infrastructure spending, driven largely by transport projects, was expected...

Rent.com.au rental market snapshot: April 2018

Property leasing data released by Rent.com.au for April 2018 illustrates the shift in Australian median rental property prices (both metro and regional) and rental...

Rental affordability still poor for low income earners: report

Australians on government support payments can only afford six percent of rental properties, according to a report by Anglicare. Report highlights:  – 485 rentals were affordable...

Consumer Protection warns Perth landlords over cannabis grow-houses

WA landlords are still being duped into renting their properties to crime gangs who turn their investment homes into cannabis grow-houses, causing extensive damage...