The 20% deposit and stamp duty required to buy a house in Sydney is $158,933, based on new CoreLogic data. That’s equivalent to 20 years’ worth of smashed avo.
Councils are set to be stripped of the power to determine development applications above a certain value in a governance shake-up that will mandate the use of independent planning panels across most of NSW.
Insurers have reacted furiously to a decision by Premier Gladys Berejiklian to defer indefinitely a new system to fund fire and emergency services in NSW, warning it “will increase premiums for policy holders”.
Dear members, welcome to our June edition of The Voice, our bi-monthly E-news which replaces the POA NSW quarterly journal.