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Labour Force data could make for a cautious RBA

Another surprising set of unemployment data could add further uncertainty to the RBA’s interest rate perspective.

Rapid population growth worsening housing supply shortage: UDIA

Overseas migration is dominating population growth while housing supply is expected to reach a decade low, according to new ...

‘The system is broken’, MP on housing affordability

A Greens minister has spoken out against current housing affordability conditions in Australia.

REIA confirms WA as most affordable state

Western Australia has remained Australia’s most affordable state despite a measurable increase in the portion of income ...

Buyers determined despite ‘extremely stretched’ affordability: Westpac

Tight incomes, high interest rates, and cost-of-living struggles have not deterred over half of would-be home buyers, the ...

Victorian commercial stamp duty reforms introduced to Parliament

Commercial property stamp duty will soon be abolished in Victoria, as new legislation is introduced to bring in a new ...

Qld government introduces new laws to support home delivery

The Miles government has introduced new legislation to hasten the delivery of more homes in the state.

$25m scam thwarted by NAB bankers

A scam attempt almost cost one NAB customer a bundle before it was caught by a Sydney-based business banker.

‘We’re uncertain, we don’t know’, Bullock on rates outlook

The RBA can neither “rule in or out” any interest rate changes going forward, Michele Bullock has said.

Australian mortgage rates increase faster than international peers

Outstanding mortgage rates have increased faster than their global counterparts despite having one of the lower cash rate ...

Timeline for inflation target ‘remains uncertain’ as RBA holds

The RBA still carries doubts about when the target band for inflation will be reached.

CSLR releases credit intermediary levy costs

Estimates have been released for the first and second levy periods that will fund claims from eligible consumers who have ...

Assetline Capital confirms ‘record loan settlements’ for CY23

The non-bank lender has reported a surge in total loan settlements year on year.

Westpac supports 3,600 nurses and midwives into home ownership

The major bank’s LMI waiver scheme has allowed thousands of nurses and midwives to get onto the property ladder faster.

Homes sales up in February from low levels: HIA

New home sales rose during February but remain near low levels, the association has found.

Reserve Bank to hold interest rates steady

The major banks foresee no change in the cash rate during the RBA’s March meeting.

Budget to include additional cost-of-living measures

The upcoming budget will include additional cost-of-living measures to “take the pressure off inflation”, the federal ...

NT receives $4bn housing investment

Remote communities in the Northern Territory will see more housing come online as a result of a $4 billion investment from ...

Qld to become first to deliver Help to Buy

Queensland is on track to become the first state to implement the federal government’s shared equity scheme, Help to Buy.

National sales at highest level since 2022: CoreLogic

Australian sales volumes exceeded levels not seen since December 2022, CoreLogic has found.

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