Alex Land CEO Smarter Communities

Homelessness is no urban myth, it’s very real

For over 116,000 people nationally homelessness is a reality. An unfortunate reality they would prefer not to experience.

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Great Australian dream still alive and well

A new report has found that despite being accused of frivolous spending, young Australians are still eager to make the leap into property ownership.


Weathering the exercise storm indoors

Cooler plays havoc for those who enjoy exercising with the sun on their backs. But there is a tonne of exercises you can still do indoors to ensure your routine is not disrupted.

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Everyone deserves a safe place to call home

A shortage of social and affordable private rental housing combined with complex social issues makes homelessness a real issue for Australia.

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The art of entertaining children in small spaces

Part of the attraction of moving into an apartment or townhouse is the fact you have a lot less space in which to maintain. On the down side it necessitates the need for a bit of added creativity when it comes to entertaining younger family members.

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City living versus life in the suburbs

Do you buy a home in a high-density area, close to the CBD, with a public transport network at your doorstep, or do you choose to spread out a little more on your own patch of land further out from the city with greater travel-to-work times?

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