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Australia urged to enforce curbs on overseas residential buyers

Published on December 9th, 2014

Australia must properly apply restrictions on foreign investment in housing, a parliamentary committee has said. Liberal Party politician Kelly O’Dwyer said: “The framework strikes the right balance in terms of…

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