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The Property Council released four papers and a summary report, 'Creating Great Cities'. [Full Text]

The Regional Australia Institute said regional migration projects are paying huge dividends for small towns. [Full Text]

The Grattan Institute issued 'We can't begin to fix our housing crisis until our leaders start levelling with the public'. [Full Text]

Staff from the University of Sydney and Griffith University examined the impact of Airbnb on Sydney and Melbourne rental markets. [Full Text]

Staff from Sydney and Wollongong Universities discussed the cyclical nature of the property market, in an article. [Full Text]