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.
Creating the conditions for good growth must be a priority for Australia’s next federal government. And that means more than just tinkering with immigration levels.
While the election date is still anyone’s guess, some policy issues have been clearly defined by both parties – and two of these have the potential to reshape Australia’s housing market.

Property tax 'sugar hit' signals need for reform

ADVOCACY - May 7, 2019

Why housing needs a strong and steady hand

ADVOCACY - May 7, 2019

Priorities for our growing population

ADVOCACY - Apr 30, 2019

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

ADVOCACY - Apr 9, 2019

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...

Priorities for our growing population

ADVOCACY - Apr 30, 2019
Creating the conditions for good growth must be a priority for Australia’s next federal government. And that means more than just tinkering with immigration levels.

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

ADVOCACY - Apr 9, 2019
While the election date is still anyone’s guess, some policy issues have been clearly defined by both parties – and two of these have the potential to reshape Australia’s...
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...
2 min read
ADVOCACY - Feb 12, 2019

Compliance, safety and sustainability on building ministers' radar

Australian building ministers agreed to action on issues ranging from building safety and compliance...
1 min read
ADVOCACY - Feb 5, 2019

Don't break the economy in fixing the banks

“A strong, stable and well-functioning financial system is the lifeblood of the economy. It is important...

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