Housing

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Newcastle’s housing crisis in spotlight amid row over emergency accommodation
Advocacy groups attack NSW authorities’ rejection of proposal to use former disability centres

Mostafa Rachwani

15, Aug, 2022 @1:24 AM

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Go west, if you can: desperate Sydney tenants priced out of rentals, even far from CBD
Applicants are being forced to pay more rent for less, and those who can’t miss out entirely

Mostafa Rachwani

12, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Got a rent increase notice? Know your rental rights and how to negotiate a better deal
With rents skyrocketing, it’s more important than ever that tenants understand their options when dealing with their landlord

Rafqa Touma

10, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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David Pocock to use Senate balance of power to push for waiving of ACT’s public housing debt
Independent calls for $100m debt to be wiped as part of negotiations over Labor’s $10bn housing policy, which also faces Greens resistance

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

10, Aug, 2022 @4:44 AM

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State government ‘disappointed’ as Queensland real estate peak body urges skirting of new eviction laws
Property managers are being advised to provide notices to leave when issuing fixed-term leases

Joe Hinchliffe

08, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Labor plan to ease housing crisis will create just 3% of dwellings needed, Greens warn
Exclusive: Research estimates Australia has a shortfall of 524,000 social housing dwellings this year, set to increase to 671,000 by 2032

Paul Karp

08, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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When ‘having it good’ leaves you with nothing: life as a renter on the poverty line | Kristin O'Connell
For those of us who rely on the whim of a landlord for safe shelter, there’s no relief in sight until politicians decide to act

Kristin O'Connell

08, Aug, 2022 @2:37 AM

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Plans for retirement village in Brisbane area at ‘high likelihood’ of flooding spark disbelief
The site is not far from another village and an aged care centre that were both hit by flooding in February

Eden Gillespie

07, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Federal minister urges Australians to help tackle homelessness ‘in their back yard’
Julie Collins to tell thinktank ‘ensuring every Australian has a safe place to call home is not someone else’s job’

Paul Karp

07, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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I’m the opposite of Pretty Woman. People think I’m obscenely wealthy | Brigid Delaney
I almost bought a $15m mansion just to be polite

Brigid Delaney

04, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Queensland real estate body tells landlords how to skirt new no-grounds eviction laws
Renters express shock as property managers told to provide tenants with notice to leave at same time as new leases

Joe Hinchliffe

04, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Penny Wong warns against ‘miscalculation’ as China-Taiwan tensions escalate – as it happened
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Cait Kelly and Amy Remeikis

04, Aug, 2022 @9:14 AM

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