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Housing crisis prompts council action on short-stays

Housing crisis prompts council action on short-stays

August 30th, 2023 - Sean Car

The City of Melbourne is the latest Victorian local council to look to do what it can to mitigate the growing number of short-stay apartments in its municipality.

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Short-stay rental debate reignites after a Docklands resident calls for better regulations

June 1st, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A years-long debate about how to regulate bad behaviour at short-stay rentals has resurfaced after a Docklands resident publicly called on the City of Melbourne to create a register.

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Passing the buck on short-stay issue

April 27th, 2016 - Shane Scanlan

Residents seeking relief from sharing their apartment buildings with short-term tenants will be disappointed that Consumer Affairs Minister Jane Garrett appears ready to divest herself of the problem.

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Short-stays in Parliament

December 3rd, 2015 - Docklands News

The short-stay issue heated up outside the courtroom last month.

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Driven out by short-stays

September 4th, 2015 - Docklands News

There are always two sides to any story.

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Short-stay decision to change the face of Docklands

July 30th, 2015 - Docklands News

It’s the battle that has divided Docklands.

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Victory for short-stays

June 30th, 2015 - Docklands News

Short-stay operators breathed a sigh of relief last month, when the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) found owners’ corporation (OC) rules prohibiting the practice were invalid.

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Council fails to curb short-stays

October 30th, 2014 - Docklands News

After three years and a legal bill of more than $350,000, the City of Melbourne has failed to curb short-stay apartments in the Watergate building.

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Short-stay saga continues

July 4th, 2014 - Docklands News

Hopes for an end to the long-running Watergate short-stay case were quashed last month when the Building Appeals Board (BAB) decided the case should proceed to a full hearing.

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Guy shies away from short-stays

July 4th, 2014 - Docklands News

Planning Minister Matthew Guy has backed away from the issue of short-stay apartments, despite previously vowing to take action.

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BAB to rehear short-stay case

BAB to rehear short-stay case

February 11th, 2014 - Docklands News
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