“The rejuvenation in the housing market has continued following the three interest rate cuts this year (2019) with lending for the purchase of a home rising 7.4 per cent for the September (2019) quarter,” stated HIA Economist, Angela Lillicrap.
Scott Cam will inspire the next generation of tradespeople in his new role as Australia’s first National Careers Ambassador, helping young Australians take advantage of surging demand for skilled workers.
“The appointment of Scott Cam as the first National Careers Ambassador is recognition of both the opportunity a trade career offers someone and the importance of the vocational education and training pathway to access that career,” said Kristin Brookfield, HIA Chief Executive Industry Policy.
Property industry sentiment across Australia has retreated from its post-federal election bounce to below the historical average according to the latest ANZ/Property Council Survey for the December 2019 quarter.
The NT Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development will be releasing a Request for Proposals for the construction of Social Housing Head Leased dwellings in Darwin and Tennant Creek.
The COAG meeting of state and territory leaders with the Prime Minister presents a golden opportunity to bring the VET sector back into the frame of Australia’s education system. Vocational education and trade training must receive the same recognition as other education pathways.
Faster permits are on track to be the norm for Victorian businesses with more than half of all councils engaged in the Victorian Government’s Better Approvals Project cutting business permit processing times.