Media todayEight Hurt in Yamba Wedding Party Balcony Collapse.  A North Coast wedding celebration was thrown into disarray after eight members of the wedding party were injured when their holiday rental balcony collapsed during a pre-wedding party. Fortunately no on...

Airbnb TEAM IRELAND has sent another message to their New South Wales landlords in their campaign blitz ”to secure fair and progressive regulations…other governments in Australia have already created fair home sharing regulations.  It’s vitally important we remind the...

The Spin Team at Airbnb needs us to ignore the fact that the absolute necessity, in order for their operations and profits in the billions to grow, is to have deregulated our Housing/Building Codes/Tenants’ Rights/Disability/Fire & Rescue/Taxation and of course, Health...

The NSW Community Group, Neighbours Not Strangers, is calling upon the Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts, and Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean, to consult with NSW Residents and those in the Accommodation/Tourism Industry to addre...

The NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the adequacy of legislation covering the short-term letting of homes across our State has ‘lost’ its Chairperson.  MP Jai Rowell appears to have replaced Oatley MP Mark Coure on the Committee on Environment and Planning.  Holder of a...

Homes in Mark Coure MP's Electorate of Oatley.  

Short-Term Lets Pit Neighbour Against Neighbour

As of September 2016 there were 128 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in New South Wales. Only three of these had deliberately altered their Local Environmental Plans to facilita...

US$17.5 billion Singapore-based AGODA also wants IN on big profits from our homes.  They’re offering a FREE service to NSW landlords – undoubtedly designed to undercut Airbnb, Expedia et al.

At Parliament House, on 30 May last year, Holiday Letting Industry representati...

It's what's known in the Hotel Industry as the 'Hot Pillow' Trade

Three days ago we jokingly wrote that if/when the NSW State Government gives the go ahead to Airbnb (USD31 billion) and Expedia (USD15.8 billion) to access our homes to pump up their revenue stream, all a...

The Collaborative Economy: -

Collaboration – noun:  traitorous cooperation with an enemy.  Synonyms:  collusion, consorting, conspiring…

Economy – noun:  management of available resources.  Synonyms: thrift, providence, canniness…

Minister for Innovation an...

“Airbnb hosts in Australia earned a median income of $4,920 in 2015-2016” yet Airbnb is recommending that their landlords employ ‘co-hosts’ like Sheryl & Daniel – see photo - who, “in Byron, could earn $1,643/week” or $85,436/year…“Estimate based on 15% co-host fee ded...

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