The inevitable link between density and disadvantage
The densification of Australian cities has been heralded as a boon for housing choice and diversity. The up-beat promotion of “the swing to urban living” by one of Australia’s leading developer lobby groups epitomises the rhetoric around this seismic shift...
2 October 2017
Short term rentals and local housing markets
Over the last five years Australian cities have witnessed a massive boom in apartment building, coinciding with an explosion of online holiday rental listings vial platforms such as Stayz and Airbnb. This has created a perfect storm. Rising complaints about...
11 June 2017
Snobs, Cities and Sacrifice
I love Sydney. Even though I am Melbourne raised and eschewed Sydney as a good Melbourne boy should I fell in love in 1985 and moved there in 1986. I rented a 3 bedroom federation cottage in Birchgrove with harbour...
10 June 2017
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