The Territory Government have released 100 barramundi across a number of Palmerston lakes.
While prices of Australian agricultural land are at record highs in many regions, the market is entering a new phase, with low – to no – growth in median prices forecast over the next 18 months, according to a new industry report.
The massive, state-wide clean-up effort following the devastating 2019-20 Victorian bushfires has finished on schedule, with 736 properties across East Gippsland and North East Victoria cleared of destroyed and damaged buildings free of charge.
The first shovel-ready project in Western Australia has been delivered under the state’s recent $223 million infrastructure boost, with upgrades on the Great Eastern Highway – Coates Gully Bridge now complete.
“Housing finance figures released today ( September 9 2020) show that lending for the construction of a new home rose in July (2020) for the first time since February (2020), to the highest level in two years,” stated HIA’s Chief Economist, Tim Reardon.
Western Australia’s economy is continuing to bounce back solidly behind its hard border, with new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data released showing 88 per cent of jobs in the State lost due to COVID-19 were recovered by August 22 2020.
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) fell by 4.8 points to 37.9 in August 2020, with the pace of decline in business conditions worsening again after a pause in July (readings below 50 points indicate contraction in activity, with lower results indicating a faster rate of contraction).
Today’s (31 August 2020) report from the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NFHIC) outlines the initial success of the first release of 10,000 guarantees under the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.
“Industry welcomes the introduction into Parliament today (August 26 2020) of a Bill to extend the operation of the JobKeeper scheme and the short-term flexibility measures in the Fair Work Act, until late-March. The JobKeeper scheme is playing a vital role in saving thousands of businesses and millions of jobs. The short-term provisions in the […]