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1. 31 May 18RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council said Brisbane City Council's reversal of policy allowing seniors housing to be co-located on private sport and recreation land, has been criticised by the retirement living industry. [Full text]
2. 10 May 18RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council said Budget measures to help older Australians live independently at home longer need to be accompanied by incentives to help people 'rightsize' for their future needs. [Full text]
3. 16 April 18RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council said 24 per cent of seniors confirmed a desire to move into smaller, more age appropriate housing which shows that there is strong demand for purpose-built seniors housing. [Full text]
4. 16 April 18RETIREMENT LIVING
National Seniors called on the Government to rethink its downsizing policy and make up to $250,000 of home sale proceeds exempt from the Age Pension means test. [Full text]
5. 5 April 18RETIREMENT LIVING
Staff from UNSW examined nine separate ageing and retirement indices to determine whether Australia is one of the world's best places to retire. [Full text]
6. 19 March 18NEW SOUTH WALES / RETIREMENT LIVING / ACCESSIBILITY / HEALTH
Minister Tanya Davies released an action plan and progress report as part of the NSW Government's Ageing Strategy. [Full text]
7. 12 March 18RETIREMENT LIVING / ACCESSIBILITY
Staff from RMIT University discussed policy changes required to encourage successful ageing in place in residential housing. [Full text]
8. 12 February 18SOUTH AUSTRALIA / RETIREMENT LIVING / ACCESSIBILITY
The Council on the Ageing issued its SA election platform. [Full text]
9. 21 December 17RETIREMENT LIVING
The ABS issued 'Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia, July 2016 to June 2017'. [Full text]
10. 30 November 17RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council said many seniors won't be able to access retirement village living in the future without significant shifts in policy. [Full text]
11. 30 November 17RETIREMENT LIVING
PwC and the Property Council released a summary of findings of the 2017 Retirement Census. [Full text]
12. 20 November 17NEW SOUTH WALES / PLANNING / RETIREMENT LIVING
NSW Planning and Environment issued an Explanation of Intended Effect for proposed amendments to the Seniors Housing SEPP. [Full text]
13. 19 October 17NEW SOUTH WALES / RETIREMENT LIVING
A series of community forums is being held in Sydney as part of the inquiry into the NSW retirement village sector. [Full text]
14. 12 October 17RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council said the report finds that while the ownership costs of a house are lower, the real savings are provided through the lifestyle services included in retirement village living. [Full text]
15. 12 October 17RETIREMENT LIVING
UTS released 'A Comparison of Retirement Village Living with General Residential'. [Full text]
16. 14 September 17NEW SOUTH WALES / RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council said that the tool aligns well with steps the industry has already taken to make things simpler for those considering making the move into a retirement village. [Full text]
17. 14 September 17NEW SOUTH WALES / RETIREMENT LIVING
Minister Matt Kean said the resource would empower residents by giving them a better understanding of the estimated costs of living in a retirement village. [Full text]
18. 14 September 17NEW SOUTH WALES / RETIREMENT LIVING
NSW Fair Trading launched an online calculator for retirement village contracts. [Full text]
19. 7 September 17RETIREMENT LIVING / DEMOGRAPHICS
Core Logic outlined the most popular local government areas for over 65s, according to ABS data. [Full text]
20. 4 September 17NEW SOUTH WALES / AGED CARE / RETIREMENT LIVING / REGULATION
The Property Council welcomed the commencement of new retirement village regulations in NSW. [Full text]
21. 14 August 17NEW SOUTH WALES / RETIREMENT LIVING / FINANCE
The Council on the Ageing released a report on how people in NSW spend their time and money as they age. [Full text]
22. 14 August 17RETIREMENT LIVING / FINANCE
The Association of Superannuation Funds issued its submission to draft legislation for housing-related superannuation measures. [Full text]
23. 10 August 17FINANCE / RETIREMENT LIVING
Industry Super Australia said the proposed First Home Super Saver Scheme announced in the federal budget will put retirement savings at risk and possibly drive up housing demand. [Full text]
24. 7 August 17RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council announced that retirement village owners and operators have agreed on an industry 8-point improvement plan. [Full text]
25. 3 August 17RETIREMENT LIVING
The University of Tasmania's Erika Altman discussed the ongoing costs associated with apartment living that are, in part, responsible for a resistance to downsizing among seniors. [Full text]
26. 9 February 17SOUTH AUSTRALIA / RETIREMENT LIVING / RECREATION / HEALTH
Minister Zoe Bettison announced an innovation competition to encourage older people to actively use parks and natural environments in SA. [Full text]
27. 2 February 17WESTERN AUSTRALIA / RETIREMENT LIVING / ACCESSIBILITY
The Committee for Perth published an article on the city's first multi-age precinct. [Full text]
28. 12 January 17WESTERN AUSTRALIA / RETIREMENT LIVING / PLANNING
The Property Council said that the next WA Government needs to introduce retirement living housing targets for councils to plan for increased housing supply. [Full text]
29. 9 January 17AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / PLANNING / RETIREMENT LIVING / AGED CARE
The Property Council issued a summary of changes to the ACT Retirement Villages Amendment Act. [Full text]
30. 9 January 17FINANCE / RETIREMENT LIVING
Anglicare Australia welcomed the Government's commitment to legislate the objective of superannuation. [Full text]
31. 9 January 17FINANCE / RETIREMENT LIVING
CEDA recommended that owner-occupied housing be recognised as the fourth pillar of the retirement income system, in response to recent changes to superannuation. [Full text]
32. 12 December 16FINANCE / RETIREMENT LIVING
The Conversation published an article on the increasing housing costs of older Australians. [Full text]
33. 8 December 16RETIREMENT LIVING / FINANCE
Productivity Commission deputy chair Karen Chester discussed the housing decisions of older Australians, as part of a speech on evidence-based public policy. [Full text]
34. 1 December 16RETIREMENT LIVING / AGED CARE
The Property Council issued 'National Guide to Creating Simple and Effective Retirement Village Contracts'. [Full text]
35. 28 November 16RETIREMENT LIVING
A report on the retirement living sector has been released by PwC and the Property Council. [Full text]
36. 14 November 16WESTERN AUSTRALIA / RETIREMENT LIVING
The UDIA issued a response to the WA Government's discussion paper on seniors housing. [Full text]
37. 13 October 16RETIREMENT LIVING / FINANCE
Shadow Minister Doug Cameron said the report shows that many retired renters are in housing stress and the Government's inaction on capital gains tax and negative gearing is making matters worse. [Full text]
38. 13 October 16RETIREMENT LIVING / FINANCE
The Swinburne Institute for Social Research issued 'Security in Retirement: The impact of housing and key critical life events'. [Full text]
39. 6 October 16WESTERN AUSTRALIA / RETIREMENT LIVING / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / RURAL AND REGIONAL
Ministers Brendon Grylls and Terry Redman said that site works are underway for a $4.09 million seniors' housing project in Carnarvon. [Full text]
40. 26 September 16WESTERN AUSTRALIA / RETIREMENT LIVING / PLANNING
The Property Council advocated for changes to retirement living regulation in WA. [Full text]
41. 26 September 16VICTORIA / RETIREMENT LIVING
A public hearing will be held on Wednesday as part of an inquiry into the retirement housing sector in Victoria. [Full text]
42. 22 September 16RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council advocated for the retirement village model as a solution to the growing cost of housing, in an article. [Full text]
43. 15 September 16TASMANIA / RETIREMENT LIVING / HEALTH
The Tasmanian Government announced consultations as part of the development of an active ageing plan. [Full text]
44. 8 September 16FINANCE / RETIREMENT LIVING
Treasurer Scott Morrison released draft legislation for superannuation reforms, including provisions that would encourage older Australians to downsize their home. [Full text]
45. 1 September 16RETIREMENT LIVING
The Parliamentary Library issued 'Influencing decisions to retire'. [Full text]
46. 1 September 16QUEENSLAND / RETIREMENT LIVING / AGED CARE
The Property Council said the package will position Brisbane as a national leader in tackling the ageing population challenge. [Full text]
47. 1 September 16QUEENSLAND / RETIREMENT LIVING / AGED CARE
Brisbane Mayor Graham Quirk announced incentives to attract more inner suburban aged care facilities. [Full text]
48. 29 August 16WESTERN AUSTRALIA / PLANNING / RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council advocated for amendments to WA's Retirement Villages Act to enable vertical mixed use development and co-location of aged care facilities. [Full text]
49. 29 August 16EVENTS / RETIREMENT LIVING
The Property Council's National Retirement Living Summit will be held in Melbourne during November. [Full text]
50. 22 August 16QUEENSLAND / RETIREMENT LIVING / AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Minister Mick de Brenni said that quality of life for seniors will be a big focus of the Queensland Government's ten-year housing plan to be released later this year. [Full text]