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Tuesday, 23 August 1983
Page: 86

Question No. 98


Mr Ronald Edwards asked the Minister for Housing and Construction, upon notice, on 5 May 1983:

(1) What is the projected number of new housing commencements in each State for (a) 1982-83, (b) 1983-84 and (c) 1984-85.

(2) What are the economic projections for the housing sector in each State for (a) 1983-84 and (b) 1984-85.


Mr Hurford —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1) and (2)-

DWELLING COMMENCEMENT FORECASTS(Number)

State/Territory

1982-83

New South Wales 30,500 Victoria 26,000 Queensland 24,300 South Australia 7, 900 Western Australia 10,750 Tasmania 2,530 Northern Territory 1,900 Australian Capital Territory 1,840

Total 105,720

The above forecasts were prepared by the Forecasting Committee of the Indicative Planning Council for the Housing Industry to facilitate discussion at the Housing and Finance Conference held on 28 April 1983.

Forecasts by State/Territory for 1983-84 and 1984-85 are not available.