Australians are extremely united in imposing sanctions on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, with 89% supporting, and only 6% opposing. There are also high levels of support for military aid with 75% supporting and 12% opposing.
Housing Affordability Index December 2021
Housing affordability continued to decline in the December quarter last year. This is mainly due to a strong increase in property prices in most cities, although it was only moderate in Australia's largest market, Sydney.
Omnibus Poll March 2022
This is another sullen election, even though both sides exhibit high support for their respective candidates. 60% disagree (versus 30% who agree) that the federal government has done enough to be elected, while 40% disagree (versus 41% who agree) that Labor has done enough to be elected.
Australian Housing Affordability Index September 2021
The latest Australian Institute for Progress Housing Affordability Index shows housing affordability improved slightly in the September Quarter, 2021. This was as a result of price falls in Melbourne, while they stayed almost stationary in Sydney.
Housing Affordability Index June Quarter 2021
Australia's two major cities, Sydney and Melbourne, are close to historical peaks of unaffordability, but Perth, Darwin and Brisbane are still reasonable to moderate.
Owner-occupied housing becoming unaffordable with Darwin, Perth and Brisbane bright spots
Repayment affordability in cities like Brisbane, Perth and Darwin are in a band from slightly better than the average index level for the 90s to at most 12.5% worse.
Australian Curriculum Assessment and Review Authority fails Australian students
If the first sign of madness is doing the same thing and expecting a different result, how are we to describe the state of mind that does the same failed policy twice as hard and expects an even better result?
Housing affordability index December 2020
The latest AIP Housing Affordability Index shows that while house prices have risen there is scope for them to rise much further before they become unaffordable, judged on an historical basis of what purchasers are prepared to pay.
Use super savings to solve housing affordability crisis
We've renewed our call for first home buyers to be able to borrow from their superannuation account towards their deposit based on a new study: "Superannuation and Housing: growing the cake and eating it too".
Housing affordability index September 2020
The latest edition of the AIP’s Housing Affordability Index shows house repayments continuing to be affordable on historical comparisons, while deposits continue to be relatively unaffordable.