The key points from the release are:
- Nationally, vacancies stagnated during October, with a mere difference of 560 vacancies, coming to a total of 49,104 and a national vacancy rate of 1.8%.
- Melbourne recorded the highest vacancy rate of the capital cities, revealing a vacancy rate of 2.8% and a total of 12,037 vacancies.
- Perth recorded the tightest vacancy rate of the capital cities, revealing a vacancy rate of 0.6% and a total of 1,025 vacancies.
- Canberra recorded the highest yearly increase in vacancies, climbing 0.5% to 1% since October 2011, coming to a total of 522 vacancies.
- Darwin recorded the most substantial monthly increase, rising 0.2% to 0.7% during the month of October 2012 and coming to a total of 171 vacancies.
- Hobart recorded the largest monthly decrease in vacancies, falling by 0.3% since September 2012.