The Fall of Car-Based Planning in Victoria

December 29th, 2014

After Labor won the Victorian state election, new Premier Daniel Andrews listened to the people and agreed to put a stop to the construction of the East-West Link freeway tunnel in Melbourne, reported Peter Newman from Curtin University on The Fift

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Living the Dream? Students Find House Prices Unaffordable

December 19th, 2014

The sharp rise in house prices in Sydney over the past 12 months (rising around 14.9% largely due to the growth in investment) has meant students see owning their own home as an unattainable goal – a dream far down a distant track. The ability

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Brisbane Properties Close to Ferry Terminals See a 4% Increase in Value

December 18th, 2014

Introducing ferries as a mode of transport in Brisbane has had a positive impact on property prices in surrounding areas, according to Barbara T.H. Yen, a Research Fellow from Griffith University, on Property Observer. This means that governments c

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Sydney House Prices Soaring Above the Other States

December 3rd, 2014

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released recent data showing the comparative pricing of the property market among the states. And the winner for ‘State with the Highest House Prices’ is awarded to… Sydney. The September quart

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‘No Car Park’ Trend on the Rise for Apartments

November 21st, 2014

No car parking for buyers and tenants is the hot new trend in apartments, according to Willow Aliento on The Fifth Estate. More apartment developments, particularly high and medium density ones, are acting on the TOD (transit-oriented developmen

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