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Further to my blog last week relating to the Surf Coast Shires proposed increase on rates of properties it regarded as ‘commercial holiday homes’, I am happy to report that the Shire has now deferred the plans after receiving a flood of submissions opposing the move.

Shire chief executive Stephen Wall said the council received an unprecedented 88 submissions to the draft budget with most of those about … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet
I reported some five weeks ago of the proposal by the Surf Coast Shire to increase rates on properties it claimed as ‘commercial holiday homes’, in its draft budget for 2014-2015. online cialis pharmacy
The Shire received dozens of written responses objecting to the increase.  In fact our Managing Director, Ian Stewart made a presentation directly to the Surf Coast Shire objecting to the increase on behalf … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

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Australian homes are among the most expensive in the world when household incomes and rents are taken into account, International Monetary Fund figures show.

As part of a move to push governments to act against housing bubbles, the fund unveiled comparative data on Thursday morning intended to underline the high cost of homes.

It shows rising prices have pushed two key measures of home values – the ratios of … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

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The Reserve Bank has decided to leave interest rates on hold over June with the likely prospect that the current settings will remain throughout the remainder of 2014 at least.
The bank has indicated it is taking a wait and see approach and that rates are likely to stay at current levels reflecting recent mixed economic news.
Unemployment rates have remained steady with solid jobs growth although jobless levels … Continue Reading »