Voters are split on whether the federal stoush over housing policy is important enough to trigger a double-dissolution election, but a clear majority has rejected the idea of going to the polls before 2025 even if the deadlock continues.
- by David Crowe
Australia is now less binary, more ternary, which bodes ill for our political duopoly if they continue to get it wrong on housing.
- by Tone Wheeler
Seventy-two per cent of properties are mortgaged and after 12 interest rate rises, homeowners say they’re struggling to make ends meet.
- by Jim Malo
A commitment to modern rail networks is critical to building safer, low-carbon cities.
- by Caroline Wilkie
The Albanese government’s threat to hold an early election over its signature $10 billion housing policy will draw a step closer when the laws return to parliament on Wednesday.
- by James Massola
As the government prepares to reintroduce its $10 billion housing bill unchanged, the Greens’ housing spokesman, Max Chandler-Mather, says he’s ready to negotiate.
- by Rachel Clun and Natassia Chrysanthos
The old mythology about quarter-acre blocks and Hills Hoists persists, even if it doesn’t match our modern reality or the intentions of policymakers.
- by Michael Koziol
The fight between Labor and the Greens to pass the housing package has become increasingly bitter as community anger mounts over soaring rents and mortgages.
- by James Massola and Rachel Clun
The cost of rent is at an all-time high while vacancies are at an all-time low. Let us help you make sense of it all.
How do you get approved for a property with no rental history, and what are the best places to buy basic household items on the cheap?
- by Kate Burke
Hundreds of thousands of new homes may be added on the edge of Sydney, despite NSW Premier Chris Minns’ determination to curb urban sprawl.
- by Andrew Taylor