Housing

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Chloe is happy living with her parents – but staying at home longer hurts some Australians’ mental health
Study says young people can be happy to stay at home – but being driven there by a lack of affordable rental options is ‘problematic’

Melissa Davey

29, Nov, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Scrap first home buyers grant and build 60,000 social homes by 2034, Victorian inquiry recommends
The inquiry report makes no recommendations on rent regulation, which has been a contentious issue between the Greens and Labor

Cait Kelly Inequality reporter

28, Nov, 2023 @5:39 AM

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‘De facto wages cap by stealth’: NSW Greens seek to change Labor’s workplace bill
New law would restore sweeping powers to the Industrial Relations Commission, including giving it the ability to act like a court

Tamsin Rose and Catie McLeod

27, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Good tenants used to be gold – but in today’s rental market, we’re being squeezed out | Ken Haley
With rental vacancies the lowest they have ever been, people with disabilities like me are extra vulnerable if the homes we have built over decades are taken away

Ken Haley

26, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Local and state governments ‘powerless’ to stop demolition of five-year-old Melbourne building
Melbourne council considering retrofitting incentives as officials say there are currently no laws to prevent demolition of non-heritage buildings

Benita Kolovos

24, Nov, 2023 @11:00 PM

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Man found dead after statewide search – as it happened
This blog is now closed.

Daisy Dumas and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

23, Nov, 2023 @7:32 AM

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Housing prices back at record levels, defying Australia’s interest rate rises
The 7.5% drop from the April 2022 peak has been recovered, but some cities are faring better than others, CoreLogic analysts say

Peter Hannam

22, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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$600 a week for a room: the 10 most expensive suburbs for share housing are in Sydney, survey finds
Flatmates.com.au survey also reveals the rental crisis is pushing older Australians into share accomodation in greater numbers

Cait Kelly

21, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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There are no self-help books for moving in with your parents in middle age, but there should be
At 43, Claire Mulcahy realised she could no longer afford to live alone. Living with her mother was not the life trajectory she expected but it has come with its own opportunities

Claire Mulcahy

21, Nov, 2023 @2:00 PM

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November interest rate rise was needed to avoid risk of larger future increases, RBA says
Minutes of the November meeting show the RBA board believed the risk of inflation continuing above target was too high to keep rates on hold

Peter Hannam and Jonathan Barrett

21, Nov, 2023 @12:46 AM

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‘You can’t send them to their room’: the tensions and challenges of parenting adult children
The proportion of young adults living with their parents is on a steep rise. What does it mean for parents who had been expecting an empty nest?

Vicki Milliken

18, Nov, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Australia news live: school strike for climate protests draw huge crowds in Melbourne and Sydney; Albanese says Apec leaders ‘very interested’ in Tuvalu deal
This blog is now closed

Natasha May (now); Jordyn Beazley, Cait Kelly and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

17, Nov, 2023 @7:32 AM

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