June News for National

Infrastructure audit flags major congestion

Australia's first ever comprehensive infrastructure report has found the nation is under-prepared for economic growth, expected to cause increasing congestion and bottlenecks.

Housing finance soars, FHBs inch higher

The total value of housing finance reached a fresh record of $32.7 billion, while outstanding home loans soared to a new record of $1.39 trillion, while first home buyer levels inched higher in April 2015, according to the ABS.

New Technical Information Papers and videos

The Australian Property Standards Board and the Australian Valuation Standards Board have developed and released new Technical Information Papers (TIPs), effective from July 1, 2015.

The 2015 API Annual General Meeting

The Australian Property Institute recently held its 2015 Annual General Meeting to review recommendations from reports into the Institute, and attain endorsement of its proposed new ‘members first’ strategy.

Upcoming events

The Australian Property Institute delivers dozens of industry-leading property related events, functions and seminars nationally each year.