How Australia is dealing with airbnb, Stayz in a housing crisis
How Australia is dealing with airbnb, Stayz in a housing crisisBy Alicia Nally
As more Australians find it harder to secure housing and the cost of goods and services skyrockets, local and state governments have aimed their considerable legislative weaponry at short-stay accommodation providers.
Some councils have increased rates on properties listed on platforms such as airbnb and Stayz, while state governments have capped the number of days these properties can be rented out as holiday accommodation.
Here is the latest on what rules govern the use of properties for short-term stays around Australia.
WA still deciding, councils take action
Broome property owners who plan to rent our their homes via an online platform will have to register with the town's council.
Broome Shire Council committed to the changes last …
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