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IRIS is an organisation that specialises in economic, community and industry research for government, business and academic institutions. IRIS also provides consultancy services in the areas of market and social research, strategic planning, economic development and place marketing.

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Latest Consumer Sentiment Monitor

23rd December 2016
Consumer sentiment in the Illawarra is continuing its strong upward trend, despite a fall from last quarter. The Illawarra Consumer Sentiment Index is up 5 pts on the same time last year, now sitting at 85 pts. This was driven by improvements in the financial position of local residents as well as perceived higher job availability. Read more in the members-only report.

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December Real Estate Report Released

23rd December 2016
IRIS Research's latest Real Estate Report reports a further increase of 3.6% in median house prices for the Wollongong Statistical District; unit prices increased by 13.3%. See how your suburb fared for housing and unit prices - and how the commercial, rental and investment markets have changed. Read more in members-only report.

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Season's Greetings from IRIS Research

21st December 2016
All the Best to our members, clients, staff, research panel and supporters. Have a safe and happy end-of-year break with family, friends and loved ones.
IRIS Research offices will be closed from 23 December, reopening 9 January 2017.

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Quarterly Profile Illawarra Released

11th November 2016
IRIS Research's latest Profile Illawarra reports an increase in international tourism; a reduction in unemployment and a continued rise in house prices. Want to know more detail? Subscribe to this members-only report.

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Latest Real Estate Report Released

31st October 2016
IRIS Research's September Real Estate Report saw a lift in median house prices of 8.6% in the Wollongong Statistical District. See how your Local Government Area fared for housing, land and commercial prices - and how the rental and investment markets have changed. Read more in members-only report.

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Consumer Sentiment Monitor Released

21st October 2016
Latest IRIS Research monitor of Consumer Sentiment shows highest level in seven years with a boost of 12pts in the quarter to September 2016. Illawarra households are positive about their finances and increasingly optimistic about the future. Read more in the media release.

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