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Dwelling approvals down by 8.2 per cent in June

AFTER a revised increase of 2.3 per cent in May, the number of new dwellings approved in June decreased by 8.2 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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Threatened Species Strategy

Australian Government launches Threatened Species Strategy

THE Australian Government has set new targets to tackle feral cats, protect and recover threatened mammals, birds and plants, and improve recovery practices under the nation's first Threatened Species Strategy.

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Trees in Yarra Park, Melbourne

Australia's first guide for urban forestry launched

AUSTRALIA'S first comprehensive guide to growing and maintaining tree populations in urban areas was last week launched by the City of Melbourne, the Victorian Government, and the 202020 Vision.

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New housing in the southern Wollongong suburb of Berkeley

Dwelling approvals up by 2.4 per cent in May

FOLLOWING a revised decrease of 5.2 per cent in April, the number of new dwellings approved in May increased by 2.4 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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