Tracks changes in housing prices in Australia's eight provincial capital cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin, and Canberra. The headline number is the weighted average percentage change from the previous quarter. Like any price index, the housing price index measures inflationary pressures, in this case specifically from the housing sector.
- Release Frequency: quarterly.
- Release Schedule: 01:30 GMT, two months after the reference quarter.
- Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics.