Despite a push from planners for a city of high-rise apartments, new data shows Sydneysiders aren’t willing to give up on the traditional Great Australian Dream.
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|LGA||Number change from 2015 to 2016||Percentage change from 2015 to 2016||Distance from CBD||Median house price||Median apartment price|
|Botany Bay||2720||5.8||5 kilometres||$1,412,500||$780,000|
|Lane Cove||1128||3.1||15 kilometres||$2,260,000||$805,000|
|The Hills Shire||4440||2.8||30 kilometres||$1,280,000||$739,500|
Source: ABS, areas outside Sydney have been excluded, median prices from Domain Group for the December 2016 quarter
There has been a push to become a city dominated by high-rises, but Sydneysiders have different ideas. Photo: Andrew Meares