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Housing industry update

The Australian residential construction industry contributes $95 billion each year to the Australian economy and drives the economic livelihood of millions. To help HIA members and non-members understand the variety of influences affecting the Australian housing industry, HIA provides a regularly updated collection of data and research.

Commissioned research

CIE Report – Analysis of Capital Gains Tax Changes (891KB)

CIE summary - The Taxation Burden on the Australian New Housing Sector


Fact Sheet

Federal State and Local Government Taxes on Housing – May 2018 (258KB)

Window into Housing 2019 – April 2019 (350KB)


Discussion papers

Plenty left in the residential construction tank – March 2017 (163KB)

The Profile for Residential Building Approvals by Type and Geography – February 2017 (263KB)

Do we need to worry about China? - January 2016 (194KB)


Research notes

No one looks after Granny better than NSW – May 2019

2019-20 Federal Budget: A stimulus budget as home building cools – April 2019

RBA Interest Rates – November 2018

The Changing Composition of Australia’s New Housing Mix – June 2018

Analysis ACT Tax reform Initiative – February 2018

What does a Homebuilding Downturn Typically Look Like? – October 2017

Foreign Investors Soar (Away) – October 2017

Dwelling Unit Commencements, Australia – April 2019

Dwelling Unit Commencements, State and Territories – April 2019

Households by Tenure – 2016

Industry Performance 2018


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