From the AFR on 17 October, page 43: A story about property developer and investor, Lang Walker.
"I saw that one of the guys from the Reserve Bank came out and was worried about a bubble. He mustn't get out of his office. We're definitely not at any risk of a bubble. It's almost the opposition."
On page 23, it was reported that Bank of Queensland, which lends to many Queenslanders, increased its bad and doubtful debt write-offs. An Deutsche Bank analyst is reported as saying: "It is clear that conditions in SE Qld remain challenging and we believe that the bad debt environment for the banks over the next 12-24 months is likely to deteriorate."