Building Approvals

  • November 2020

    January 7, 2021

    The number of dwelling approvals rose a seasonally adjusted 2.6% in November.

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  • October 2020

    December 1, 2019

    The number of dwelling approvals rose by a seasonally-adjusted 3.8% in October 2020.

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  • September 2020

    November 2, 2020

    The number of dwelling approvals jumped 15.4% (seasonally adjusted) in September.

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  • August 2020

    September 30, 2020

    The number of dwelling approvals fell by a seasonally adjusted 1.6% in August, slightly less than the 2.0% expected by market participants.

    In Western Australia, building approvals surged by 33.8%, propped up by the homebuilding subsidies.

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  • July 2020

    September 1, 2020

    The number of dwelling approvals rebounded a stronger than expected 12% in July (seasonally-adjusted) following a 4.2% drop in June.

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  • June 2020

    July 30, 2020

    The adverse impact of the pandemic on the residential real estate construction sector continued into June.

    The number of dwelling approvals fell by a seasonally-adjusted 4.9%, reaching its lowest level in eight years.

    The June fall in approvals was broad-based across the dwelling categories.

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