This is Australia’s most popular capital city to move to: ABS

first_imgBrisbane saw its highest net internal migration numbers in a decade.BRISBANE is Australia’s hottest capital city destination for internal migration, netting its highest numbers in a decade as housing affordability begins to bite in the south.Latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures saw Brisbane notch the highest internal migration net gain of all capital cities (10,149 people) last financial year, at a time when Sydney lost double that number (-23,176).Brisbane’s north also delivered the strongest net gain of all local government areas in the country off Moreton Bay LGA (6,264), followed by Gold Coast council (6,247) and the Sunshine Coast (6,200). North Lakes saw the strong net gains of Queensland suburbs, followed by Upper Coomera, Pimpama and Dakabin. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoLifestyle factors saw suburbs in the Gold Coast log strong gains of all Queensland suburbs, though North Lakes in Brisbane’s north did lead the charge. Picture: Queensland TourismBrisbane’s net gains were higher than that of Melbourne (8,300) and Hobart (400), while other capitals joined Sydney to log net losses including Adelaide (-6,100), Perth (-3,300), Darwin (-1,200) and the Australian Capital Territory (-180).Melbourne had biggest net gains came from the 25 to 44-year-old age group (6,200) with its biggest arrivals coming from the Rest of Victoria (24,200) and Sydney (13,700). BIGGEST GAINS: North Lakes – Mango HillUpper Coomera – Willow ValePimpamaDakabin – KallangurDeeragunCoomeraOrmeau – YatalaSpringfield LakesCaloundra – WestMurrumba Downs – Griffin (Source: ABS net internal migration estimates) Popular windsurfing location, Moreton Bay, had the strongest gains of LGAs in the country.The capital city breakdown showed that Brisbane’s largest interstate migrants came from Sydney (9,900) in the 2015-16 financial year, as well as 9,200 people from the rest of New South Wales. The Queensland capital’s biggest source of internal arrivals was the Rest of Queensland which saw a whopping 42,100 people move into the city.Young people led the charge to Brisbane, according to ABS, with the largest age group net gain coming from 15 to 24-year-olds (4,200 people), followed by 25 to 44-year-olds (2,700) and 0 to 14-year-olds (2,600).last_img read more

NBA trade rumors: Teams have inquired about dealing for Knicks guards Tim Hardaway Jr., Courtney Lee

first_imgMeanwhile, Lee has appeared in just 10 games after struggling with injuries earlier this season. He can guard multiple positions and has knocked down 38.9 percent of his 3-pointers over his 11-year career.The Knicks have been one of the worst teams in the NBA in 2018-19 and will enter their matchup against the Rockets on Wednesday with a 10-35 record. Related News Multiple Knicks are drawing interest ahead of the Feb. 7 trade deadline.Teams have inquired about dealing for New York guards Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee, according to a report from The Athletic, which cites unidentified team sources. The Knicks, however, do not want to attach an asset in order to move either player, the report says. Hardaway Jr. is averaging 19.6 points and 2.7 assists in 32.6 minutes per game for the lowly Knicks this season. He’s shooting 39.3 percent from the field and 35.2 percent from 3-point range.The 26-year-old signed a four-year, $71 million contract with New York in July 2017. He holds a player option for the final season of the deal.center_img NBA trade rumors: Wizards have shown ‘no willingness’ to deal star Bradley Beal NBA trade rumors: Knicks split on moving guard Frank Ntilikina amid interest from teamslast_img read more