By Robert Carry
The federal government is set to introduce a national plan for Australia's major cities which will see centralised control over a range of planning and development issues.
The proposal, due to be debated by the Council of Australian Governments in December, will use infrastructural funding to compel Australian cities to properly prepare for population increases and climate change.
According to The Australian Financial Review, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd told the Business Council of Australia last night that the time had come for the Australian government to take a much greater national responsibility for improving the long-term planning of major cities.
Do you have more than $200k in your super fund? You could use your super to buy property - Find out how
Top Suburbs :
Get help with your investment property
Do you need help finding the right loan for your investment?
When investing in property, it is important to make sure that you not only have the lowest available rate that you can get, but also have the correct loan features for your needs.
Just fill in a few details below and we'll then arrange for a local Aussie Mortgage Broker to contact you and work out what features or types of loans are right for your needs. We'll even help with the paperwork. Plus and appointment is free.
We value your privacy and treat all your information seriously - you can check out