Tag: canberra

COVID-19: Support for Australian Capital Territory tenants

COVID-19 restrictions have eased in the Australian Capital Territory. If you need tenancy support at any stage during the pandemic, here's where to find help.

Rental reforms proposed to strengthen ACT tenancy laws

The ACT Government wants to change its laws to better protect renters, introducing a discussion paper on residential tenancy reforms on Friday, 6 August.

Pet ownership in ACT made easier with new rules for units

Renters will find it easier to keep pets at home, with regulations around pet ownership relaxed under new laws for ACT units.

ACT extends its eviction moratorium for renters to January 2021

The ACT Government has announced an extension to its eviction moratorium for renters to 31 January 2021.

For green cities to become mainstream, we need to learn from local success stories...

Greening our cities has become one of the great global imperatives of the 21st century including to tackle climate change. And Australia’s sprawling car-based cities are gradually changing to embrace green or living infrastructure. Jason...

New creatives are remaking Canberra’s city centre, but at a social cost

The new economy seems to provide an opportunity to revitalise the city centre. Canberra is a knowledge city, despite its small population.

ACT Government invests $100 million for more public housing

The ACT Government is stepping up support for low-income and disadvantaged Canberrans with a $100 million investment in public housing.

Better protections for Canberra renters

The ACT Government will introduce a suite of new measures to provide better support and protections for renters in the ACT. This includes reforms that give tenants a greater say in allowing pets in rental...
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Consumer Price Index update: March 2018

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has today released its March 2018 Consumer Price Index (CPI) figure. Where were the biggest movements? The most significant price rises this quarter were: Secondary education (+3.3%) Gas and other...

Universities reinvent campuses to bring together town and gown

Curtin University has a redevelopment plan to transform 114 hectares of its Bentley campus in Perth into a “city of innovation”. Its stated vision is to provide an “urban context that supports constant exchange between education, research, industry and...