Tag: brisbane

I found some disturbed asbestos. What do I do?

"I think there's some disturbed asbestos in my Brisbane property. What should I tell/provide my landlord/agent with to get this looked at?" Tenant, QLD ...

Is there a set vacate notice period in QLD?

We asked director/licensee at Homes4U, Mareea Wilkinson for her advice on this question: What is the vacate notice period in Queensland?

Queensland’s eviction freeze coming to an end for renters

Queensland renters unable to pay their rent due to COVID-19 have less than two weeks before the state government lifts its eviction moratorium.

Bond loans QLD – Fast approval & 21 days interest-free

Living in Queensland and planning to move? No matter whether you’re in Brisbane or Bowen, RentBond makes paying your rental bond and moving costs simple.

People love the idea of 20-minute neighbourhoods. So why isn’t it top of the...

The 20-minute concept is not about travel by car. It is about active transport (walking, cycling) and the use of public transport.

Queensland proposes new rental reform laws

The Queensland Government has announced plans to "ensure safety and fairness" in the state's rental market, in response to community consultation.
It won’t be long before many cities find life without a car even easier, and possibly even cheaper.

We subscribe to movies and music, why not transport?

Many mainstays in our lives – phones, personal music libraries and movies – began as pay-as-you-go services. But subscription services are starting to rule, from iTunes shifting to Apple Music, and “all-you-can-watch” subscriptions to...

Youth in, families out: 6 charts on the inner cities of Brisbane, Sydney and...

In just ten years, the inner city populations of Australia’s biggest state capitals have boomed. Seetu Bajracharya, Graduate student of master of urban and regional planning, The University of Queensland; Dorina Pojani, Senior Lecturer in...

We need more flexible housing for 21st-century lives

The Great Australian Dream, underpinned by private home ownership, is a concept from the 19th and 20th centuries. Via The Conversation - By Kirsty Volz (PhD Candidate, The University of Queensland).  Our housing stock was, and continues to be,...

$2b housing scheme to provide affordable housing for Queenslanders

A new Palaszczuk Government scheme that unlocks $2 billion worth of equity will provide more social and affordable housing for Queenslanders. MEDIA RELEASE Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni announced the new Partnering for...