The states and territories have all handed down their budgets. While there are some very welcome infrastructure investments, too many governments are continuing to hammer the property sector with...
With just a few days to go in the federal election campaign, we take stock of the policies and promises that affect Australia’s property industry.
State and local governments collected more than $30 billion in property taxes last financial year, reveals fresh data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It’s time for reform.
House prices may be a hot topic, but the hard numbers behind building approvals and construction activity paint an economic picture that can’t be ignored, says the Property Council.

Budget breakdown

ADVOCACY - Jun 25, 2019

All eyes on property as election campaign hits the home stretch

ADVOCACY - May 14, 2019

Property tax 'sugar hit' signals need for reform

ADVOCACY - May 7, 2019

Why housing needs a strong and steady hand

ADVOCACY - May 7, 2019

Budget breakdown

ADVOCACY - Jun 25, 2019
The states and territories have all handed down their budgets. While there are some very welcome infrastructure investments, too many governments are continuing to hammer the...

All eyes on property as election campaign hits the home stretch

ADVOCACY - May 14, 2019
With just a few days to go in the federal election campaign, we take stock of the policies and promises that affect Australia’s property industry.

Property tax 'sugar hit' signals need for reform

ADVOCACY - May 7, 2019
State and local governments collected more than $30 billion in property taxes last financial year, reveals fresh data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It’s time for...

Why housing needs a strong and steady hand

ADVOCACY - May 7, 2019
House prices may be a hot topic, but the hard numbers behind building approvals and construction activity paint an economic picture that can’t be ignored, says the Property...
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ADVOCACY - Apr 9, 2019

Taxation and build-to-rent in play as federal poll looms

While the election date is still anyone’s guess, some policy issues have been clearly defined by both...
1 min read
ADVOCACY - Apr 2, 2019

Budget surplus rests on a healthy housing market

The federal budget is set for growth, but behind every number is the unknown effect of the housing...
1 min read
ADVOCACY - Mar 18, 2019

Five-point plan for certainty and confidence

A five-point plan for prosperity, jobs and strong communities is at the heart of the Property Council’s...
2 min read
ADVOCACY - Mar 5, 2019

Six steps to a better future in NSW

As people in Australia’s most populous state gear up for the state election, the Property Council is...
2 min read
ADVOCACY - Feb 26, 2019

Changes to negative gearing bad news for new housing

Demand from property investors for newly-built housing will fall under proposed changes to negative...

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