Five essential investment resolutions for 2023

It’s that time of year when we do a personal shakedown of all our faults and failings. A period where we make promises to ourselves to become the best darn fixer-upper we can be. There are entire industries built around this concept of evolution and improvement. Diet programs, meal delivery plans and new gym membership…

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Is the Lucky Country Losing It’s Mojo?

Four Corners’ episode last week “No place to call home – the new face of homelessness in Australia” made for sombre viewing. It followed the stories of hard-working young Australians, primarily single mothers, as they desperately try to find even the most basic accommodation for their families in regional towns. They talk of applying for…

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Building approvals point to a potential future housing shortage

Building Approval

It doesn’t seem that long ago we were talking about an oversupply of apartments across Sydney, South Melbourne, and Brisbane. However, a lot has changed in the past few years. The ABS October figures on building approvals show a seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwelling units falling by 8.1% in October. The graph below from…

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