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Property Council sees a brighter economic outlook

THE Property Council ACT’s Catherine Carter says market indicators point to continued record levels of housing construction nationally into the 2016 financial year – and a brighter economic outlook for Canberra. The latest Australian Residential Development Outlook, produced by the Property Council of Australia and CoreLogic RP Data, examines key indicators across macro, fiscal, housing […]

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Light rail business case and the light of day

It’s all hosannas and hallelujahs for the glories of light rail today. The long awaited business case has been released. And the ACT Government has pushed out a video on how great it will be. Tweets have been tweeted. Business case released today, @KatyGMLA addressing the media — Capital Metro ACT (@CapitalMetroACT) October 31, […]

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Gungahlin also wants government offices

THE Gungahlin Community Council (GCC) is calling for a share of Government offices as Tuggeranong and Woden battle to retain their own public service employment base. “The Gungahlin Community Council notes recent comments about ageing office accommodation for Commonwealth public servants in Woden and Tuggeranong and believes that new offices should be built in Gungahlin […]


RBA leaves interest rates on hold

THE RESERVE Bank of Australia board has decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at a record low of 2.5 per cent. In a statement from today’s meeting, Governor Glenn Stevens says the decision was in line with global growth forecasts. “Recent information is consistent with global growth running a bit below average this year, with […]