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.PDF Download PDF
July 1, 2020
The number of dwelling approvals dropped by seasonally-adjusted 16.4% in May 2020.
The plunge was led by a 34.9% drop in approvals for private dwellings other than houses. The 4.4% fall in private sector house approvals was also reasonably sharp by historical standards.PDF Download PDF
June 3, 2019
The number of dwelling approvals fell a seasonally adjusted 1.8% in April, following a 2.6% drop in March (revised from -4.0%).PDF Download PDF
May 4, 2020
Dwelling approvals fell less than expected in March.PDF Download PDF
April 1, 2020
The number of dwelling approvals bounced back sharply in February 2020, again driven by a spike in high-rise building approvals in Victoria.PDF Download PDF
March 3, 2020
The number of dwelling approvals posted a marked fall of 15.3% in January against an upwardly revised change of 3.9% in December 2019.PDF Download PDF