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Dwelling approvals decrease by 1.7 per cent in July

FOLLOWING an upwardly revised increase of 11.7 per cent in June, the total number of new dwellings approved in July decreased by 1.7 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the latest figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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Dwelling approvals increase by 10.9 per cent in June

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 5.4 per cent in May, the total number of new dwellings approved in June increased by 10.9 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the latest figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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Mount Panorama, Bathurst

Successful projects announced under Building Better Regions Fund

AUSTRALIAN Regional Development Minister Fiona Nash last week announced that 110 rural, regional and remote projects have been successful under the infrastructure stream of Round One of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) program.

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Dwelling approvals decrease by 5.6 per cent in May

FOLLOWING an upwardly revised increase of 4.6 per cent in April, the total number of new dwellings approved in May decreased by 5.6 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the latest figures released last week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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First results of 2016 Census released by ABS

THE results of the latest national Census reveal Australia is a fast changing, ever-expanding, culturally diverse nation, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), who last week released the first results since the 2016 Census of Population and Housing was undertaken in August last year.

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Burnie, Tasmania

ALGA releases 'State of the Regions: Pillars of Growth' report

INFRASTRUCTURE deficiencies have played a part in making it harder for struggling regions in Australia to increase their productivity, create jobs and improve incomes, according to a report published by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).

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