Renters subject to lockdown orders in Sydney are being forced to allow strangers into their homes for property inspections, the Tenants Union of NSW says.
Once a working man’s pub and now a favourite haunt of pensioners, the venue’s value took a sudden leap forward last week after planning changes put it in a highest-density area.
More than 1000 apartments could potentially be scattered along a 1km stretch of the Scarborough foreshore as developers eye the popular sun and surf haven.
Subiaco business owners are breathing a sigh of relief with an end in sight to their suffering after the State Administrative Tribunal ordered Hay Street to reopen within weeks.
A new report is calling on the federal government to spend $7.6 billion on more than 16,000 new social housing units, given the benefits dwarf the cost.
A catfight has erupted between the McGowan Government and the City of Perth over the scrapping of plans for a WACA pool, with Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas accusing the Premier of ‘spitting the dummy’.
Briana Fiore & Josh Zimmerman
The State Opposition has thrown its support behind Perth council’s decision to scrap plans for a six-lane swimming pool at the WACA.
3 Oceans’ three-tower Scarborough apartment complex will still reach up to 43 storeys high but have been slimmed down from previously approved plans which were dumped in 2019.
Young renters are uncomfortable asking for repairs for fear their rent will be increased, a survey by the Tenants' Union has found.
Plans for the highly anticipated WACA pool — which would cost Perth ratepayers $151.5 million — look set to sink after a draft business plan found ‘no unmet need’ for an aquatic centre in the city.
Worried western suburbs businesses have sounded the alarm as more Hay Street retailers shut up shop in Subiaco amid a bitter stand-off between developer Sanur and the local council.
A proposal for a 16-storey tower that is nearly three times the local height limit in North Perth is the latest hotspot in the density debate.
More than 400 new social housing units will be built in NSW with funding in Tuesday's state budget, but advocates say that's only a fraction of what is needed.
The infamous Midland Brick display site in North Perth — largely considered an icon but an eyesore — will be redeveloped as a childcare centre.
The Vines WA faces a nervous wait to see how the public responds to plans to build more than 300 homes on holes at the 30-year-old golf course.
The McGowan Government is looking at its next phase of an overhaul of WA’s planning system
The Greens are seeking to cap rent rises and ban rent bidding in Queensland to help tenants deal with a tightening housing market.
The much-vaunted Perth Hub and Dorsett Hotel projects in the City Link precinct have gone live, with the Far East Consortium mobilising on site.
A vacant lot is about to undergo a dramatic facelift after plans for a $28.8 million aged care facility featuring a shop and salon were approved by planners.
Builders and developers want the Queensland government to provide budget funding to fix the public housing crisis.
Marty Silk and Tracey Ferrier
Nedlands councillors are considering protecting an area west of Broadway from development — but its staff have warned against the move.
The University of WA could sell off some of its land to be developed — and establish a ferry station at Matilda Bay — under a master plan for the next decade.
Stirling councillors are pushing back on controversial plans for a 270-apartment complex as part of the $800 million Karrinyup Shopping Centre redevelopment.
It was billed as the new heart of Perth. But three years after the wrappers came off, Yagan Square is a public space in need of a defibrillator.
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