Daily Archives: 02/07/2010

Realestate.com.au joints up with Ebay

Australia’s No1 portal realestate.com.au has announced a partnership with leading online marketplace eBay.com.au. The deal, which went live today, means more and more property seekers will be able to access the popular property site via eBay’s real estate channel, providing an additional touch point to help house hunters find that dream home faster. Henry Ruiz, General Manager Consumer Experience and ...

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First stage has been completed – 752 new homes in NSW

NSW Housing Minister Frank Terenzini today announced the State Government was ahead of schedule in completing the first stage of the Australian Government’s Nation Building Economic Stimulus Plan social housing initiative. “Housing NSW’s first target was to deliver 752 homes by June 30, 2010,” Mr Terenzini said. “This target was achieved in mid-May. “ “As of the end of the ...

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Westpac CEO sees a ‘turning point’ for banks

Westpac chief executive, Gail Kelly, says recent times have represented “a turning point” for the Australian banking system. In a letter to shareholders, released this morning, Kelly said the improved economic environment had led to “a stabilisation in asset quality” and a “material reduction” in impairment charges. “However we remain cautious,” she said. “Events in Europe have highlighted the fragile ...

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