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March 2003 News Article
30 March New Commonwealth loan package
The Commonwealth Bank has introduced a 50-50 home loan with half the loan at 4.99% and half at the customer's choice of 3, 4 or 5 year fixed rates as low as 6.09%.
28 March Canberrans warned to change sprinklers
Canberrans should reprogram automatic sprinklers at the end of the month and the end of daylight saving, to comply with current Stage 1 water restrictions, the ACT Government warned today (Mar 28).
27 March ACT building and construction clean
The ACT building and construction industry has been given the all-clear following the tabling of the Cole Royal Commission Report, according to the ACT Minister for Industrial Relations, Katy Gallagher.
27 March High prices at land auction
Land prices averaged at more than $70,000 at today’s (Mar 28) land auction.
25 March Insurer warns on domestic help
Homeowners should be careful with the growing trend to employ people to work around the home, NRMA Insurance warned today (March 25).
24 March ACT plans for 405,000 people by 2026
The ACT will have a population of 405,000 people by 2026 and planners have three options for where the extra 50,000 dwellings will go, according to a statement issued today (Mar 24) by Planning Minister Simon...
21 March Debt rises and drives house prices higher
Average household debt has risen by 14 per cent a year over the past decade, and is now at 125 per cent of disposable income against just 50 per cent 10 years ago, according to this...
19 March Calling small business
Businesses which have shown an interest in participating in the Telstra and ACT Government Small Business Awards should get their entries in by the end of the month.
19 March No pause for new dwellings
Construction of new dwellings continues apace, despite warnings of a housing downturn.
16 March Gungahlin shops boost
Gungahlin Town Centre will get two major mixed developments.
14 March Democrats seek cultural centre in Belconnen
A key site in Belconnen should be used as a cultural centre, according to Democrat MLA Roslyn Dundas.
13 March Housing burst not happening
Housing finance commitments continued to rise in January according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures.
11 March Govt determined on new rates plan, despite critics
The ACT Government is determined to push ahead with its new CPI-based rates plan, despite criticism from the Property and Ratepayers Association.
9 March Good prices for fire land
The weekend (Mar 9/10) saw the first auction of land in fire affected Weston Creek.
5 March Reserve holds steady on rates
The Reserve Bank has held steady on interest rates at its March monthly board meeting, the bank announced today (Mar 5).
2 March Agent’s appeal hits $22,000
Lanyon Real Estate staff have dug deep for the bushfire appeal and raised $22,000 so far.