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

March Madness 2019: Abilene Christian’s Joe Golding wearing celebratory ripped pants vs. Kentucky

first_imgThe Abilene Christian coach ripped his suit pants in celebration when the team won the Southland Conference Tournament, which punched their ticket to March Madness.According to Golding, he has one suit and didn’t have time to get the pants fixed when the team returned to Abilene, Texas, to prepare for the tournament. March Madness 2019: 3 takeaways from Belmont’s First Four win over Temple Related News Joe Golding is going to the Big Dance in ripped pants.No, that’s not a euphemism for anything. “So I’ve got one suit, my man,” Golding told reporters. “I had two suits when the year started. I left one in an airport, true story. Had to go when we played Nicholls State and buy a suit or khaki pants and a shirt. I’m coaching them all in my baby blue suit, and I’m going to have a hole in my butt, man. So it is what it is, man. We’re going to be who we are and go out there and embrace it.”Golding joked he was going to try and use his $1,000 bonus to get a new suit, but that doesn’t kick in until June 1. He also said the “one suit place in town” wasn’t available, so he is having to make due with what he has.No. 15-seeded Abilene Christian will take on No. 2 Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.last_img read more