Category: Transport

MELBOURNE RATE OF FORCED CAR OWNERSHIP

TRANSPORT POVERTY WHEN TRAVEL COSTS EXCEED HOUSEHOLD AFFORDABILITY Forced Car Ownership’ (FCO) describes low income households with high car ownership, resulting in a high proportion of their income going to their cars. The cost of running multiple cars, combined with housing costs, puts considerable stress on low income households. Monash Institute Research has identified that […]

PROJECTS ON HOLD AS UNIT PRICES DECLINE

Oversupply, poor transport, tougher lending conditions and higher mortgage rates, particularly for investor loans, are contributing to the free fall in Doncaster Hill apartment prices. Median property valuations in Melbourne and Sydney are expected to drop by up to $1000 a week this year with additional falls in 2019, Shane Oliver, chief economist of AMP Capital, […]

KEW TO DONCASTER TRAIN HAD THE GREEN LIGHT

STANDING COMMITEE RECOMMENDED RAILWAY.LINE TO DONCASTER 1928 “terminating on the east side of Council street, opposite the shire hall” Reporting on its inquiry into the many proposals which have been made for the provision of railway facilities for the Doncaster and Warrandyte districts, the Railways Standing Committee yesterday recommended to the Legislative Assembly the construction […]