MORE than two decades ago Alexander Downer stood aside as opposition leader for John Howard, paving the way for the 1996 Coalition election win. This week Howard was in Mayo, his former foreign minister’s one-time […]
Domain’s “State of the Market Rental Report” for the June quarter has revealed that Canberra’s median weekly asking rent for houses is $550, and $450 for units.
“Increases to rates and land tax have made it very expensive for Canberrans to own a home,” Mr Coe says.
“Renters are being charged more to offset increasing charges that home owners must pay.
“There’s no denying that Canberra has become a two paced society, with so many Canberrans struggling to keep up with the cost of living under ACT Labor.”