Monthly Archives: September 2014


Lenders Cut Fixed Rates

September 12th, 2014

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the official cash rate on hold once again, with rates sitting at 2.5 percent for the 12th consecutive meeting. This marks the longest period of steady rates since 2006, with many analysts expecting rates to hold well into 2015. Lenders across the country have reacted to recent RBA decisions by cutting rates on […]

Strong Winter Results in Capitals

September 10th, 2014

The Australian property market experienced healthy growth over winter, with the strongest capital gain recorded in seven years. According to the latest RP Data Hedonic Index, property values have increased 4.2 percent nationwide over the last three months. While higher than expected growth can mostly be attributed to strong performance in Sydney and Melbourne, the majority of capital cities also […]

Healthy and Relaxed Workplaces

September 5th, 2014

Healthy workplaces have become a real priority in recent years, with more businesses going out of their way to create happy and stress-free work environments. The benefits of a healthy wo rkplace are numerous, with employees found to be not only happier but also more loyal and productive. With roughly one-third of our lives spent at work and health problems […]