Narooma is a haven for holidaymakers and sea-changers, but many young people are finding it impossible to rent in their own home town.
The number of older women experiencing homelessness has surged in recent years, with divorce, pay disparity and a lack of superannuation culminating in a "perfect storm" of gender disadvantage.
As the spotlight falls on Sydney's residential construction industry after the Mascot Towers scare, the already-cooling market means developers are putting a halt on construction.
We spoke with 80 pensioners about whether they were lonely. The results varied wildly and there was an often overlooked variable in play, write Alan Morris and Andrea Verdasco.
Australia's sprawling outer suburbs have rapidly growing populations, but most of the new residents have a very long commute to get to jobs that are mainly located near the CBD.
Homeowners are holding off selling their properties, with fewer new listings than at any time in the past 12 years.
Residents struggle to find low-cost housing in Griffith in western NSW despite plenty of jobs in the region.
In many ways, Rob's is a "normal house" with a sink, kitchen and a fireplace — but he says it only cost him $1,000 to build, and it's made of recycled materials.
The Reserve Bank's decision to cut its official interest rate to a record low is good news for housing affordability, but will not do much to drive a recovery in Perth or the state's flagging housing market, experts say.