HIA welcomes the Government’s introduction of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation Bill (NHFIC) providing a platform to establish the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme announced during 2019’s Federal election.
Disaster-hit communities will be back on their feet faster, with the Government introducing legislation for a new $4 billion future fund.
Member for Maranoa, David Littleproud has welcomed new laws that will protect farming families from activist invasions.
Looking for a Sea Change – somewhere truly idyllic? How about a beautiful spot on the WA coast, close to Margaret River. A great place to bring up a family.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has urged the federal government not to abolish the low-cost innovation patent regime, saying this would create a significant barrier to small businesses.
A distinct divide has emerged in confidence levels among Australia’s farmers, with those in the west and south of the country increasingly upbeat, while sentiment has waned considerably in the drought-affected eastern states, according to the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey.
Boat Ramp fees have been scrapped for boaters using Kananook Creek and Olivers Hill boat ramps in Frankston, giving Victorians even more reasons to celebrate the start of the boating and fishing season.
The September 2019 GDP figure reflects the impact of the slow-down in housing construction activity on the Australian economy.
Ai Group Head of Policy, Peter Burn, said: “Activity fell for the eleventh consecutive month across the Australian construction industry in August (2019). Activity declined in the residential sectors and in commercial and engineering construction. Apartment building led the way with another steep drop that extended the contraction in this sector into a 17th month. […]
Commonwealth Bank is providing its emergency assistance package for customers and businesses affected by bushfires in the south east Queensland and northern NSW region.