Home ownership

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Housing wealth
Private home ownership
Report

Supporting Australia’s housing system: modelling pandemic policy responses

This research considers the economic literature relating to pandemics, and models a range of related economic outcomes on employment and unemployment by sector, and on the housing outcomes of home owners, private renters, and small investor landlords in Australia from late 2020 and through 2021.
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Mid-life Australians and the housing aspirations gap

This report delivers a comprehensive account of the diverse housing circumstances of Australians at mid-life (35–54); elicits their housing aspirations and trade-offs; examines housing challenges and enablers; and ‘market tests’ future housing possibilities, including among vulnerable populations, to inform optimal policy development.
Media release

Unprecedented new social and economic support package released

The Social and Economic Support Package we have announced today is unprecedented in the history our state in both size, and breadth. Initiative: Social and Economic Support Packages Initiative: Freeze payment of the Community Fire levy next financial year Initiative: Increase pool of available houses...
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Two year blitz to generate $3.1 billion in construction value

The Tasmanian Liberal Government is set to reboot the economy with a record construction blitz over two years, underpinning around 15,000 jobs. Initiative: Extending the successful $20,000 First Home Owners Grant initiative to all Owner Occupier build applications Initiative: Improving the HomeShare program to revise...
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McGowan Government exercises new powers to help ratepayers

The Minister for Local Government has exercised his new powers under the Local Government Amendment (COVID-19 Response) Act 2020. Initiative: Residential ratepayers suffering financial hardship will not be charged interest on overdue rates
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Home improvement scheme expanded and extended

Due to the overwhelming success of the Home Improvement Scheme, the Territory Labor Government is expanding it and extending it to help more households and save more jobs. Initiative: Home Improvement Scheme Expanded and Extended
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'HomeBuilder' program to drive economic activity across the residential construction sector

From today until 31 December 2020, HomeBuilder will provide all eligible owner-occupiers (not just first home buyers) with a grant of $25,000 to build a new home or substantially renovate an existing home. Construction must be contracted to commence within three months of the contract...
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Initial economic survival package to support Territory economy

The ACT Government has announced an economic survival package as the first phase in our plan to protect as many jobs as possible and support Canberra households and businesses. Initiative: Rebates of $150 on residential rates Initiative: Rebate for residential utilities
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Domestic violence support during COVID-19 crisis

Police and domestic violence frontline services remain at the ready to support victims and their families as the state continues to respond to the coronavirus threat. Initiative: Temporary accommodation for domestic violence survivors
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A fairer, simpler fire services property levy to keep us safe

The Fire Services Property Levy rate will be reduced on residential properties across the state as part of an overhaul that will make the charge simpler and more consistent - and reflect the establishment of Fire Rescue Victoria. Initiative: Freeze the Fire Services Property Levy...