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Townsville population forecasts risk oversupply and further price stagnation

Jenny Hill Councillor Team

Townsville population forecasts proxy for mining federal funding Townsville population forecasts stimulate supply. From a population perspective, additional supply is observed as a great opportunity because it creates “jobs” and brings employment. Supply risk is often depicted by planners as a slowing down of dwelling construction. Well, incumbent property owners and investors

How is the Townsville North Queensland economy and employment performing?

Townsville North Queensland - How the economy is performing

Townsville North Queensland quarterly update The Townsville North Queensland economic outlook has seeds of growth and business confidence but official Queensland treasury employment data shows unemployment is still lingering over 10 percent, the Herron Todd White (HTW) Quarterly Economic Snapshot reported this month. The critical drivers of Townsville and North Queensland’s economy

Social impact investing designed in Turnbull national housing plan impacting North Queensland

Social impact Investing - Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison announces the new National Housing Finance Corporation

Federal housing policy governance and finance Social impact investing and the Turnbull government’s replacement for the failed National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) has been announced by the federal Assistant Treasurer in the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC), as planned in the federal budget. Although the Turnbull government scheme is defined

This is what our cities need to do to be truely liveable for all

Liveability - Shoppers at Cotters Market in the CBD of Townsville City North Queensland

Urban planners, governments and developers are increasingly interested in making cities “liveable”. But what features contribute to liveability? Which areas in cities are the least and most liveable? The various liveability rankings – where Australia tends to do quite well – don’t provide much useful guidance. This article is one in a series, Healthy

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