Dwelling Approvals Drop in April, Impacting Building Sector,

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Article: The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released data today revealing a decline in dwelling approvals for the month of April.

The total number of dwellings approved fell by 0.


This decrease is a cause for concern in the building sector.

According to Daniel Rossi, ABS head of construction statistics, approvals for private houses saw a significant decrease of 1.

Notably, approvals for private sector dwellings excluding houses also fell by 1.


The decline in dwelling approvals was particularly evident in Tasmania, New South Wales, and Western Australia, with decreases of 16.

However, South Australia experienced an increase of 13.

Queensland saw a rise of 5.

Victoria remained flat in April.

The value of total building approved also saw a decrease of 3.


This decline in value impacted both total residential and non-residential building approvals.

As the building sector faces these challenges, it remains to be seen how the industry will recover and adapt to the decline in dwelling approvals.

This information is available in the Building Approvals report by the ABS, which provides further insights into the current state of the Australian building sector.