This news item passed me by at the time, but it seems that last year the Australian Government required that AirBnB alter the way they display search results to Australian users.
In the rest of the world, when you search AirBnB for somewhere to rent, and set a budget, AirBnB will show you places that appear to be in your budget, but - once fees and taxes are added - actually aren’t, a practice termed Drip Pricing. That’s no longer legal in Australian, apparently, so now Australian users’ searches have to return accurate pricing information from the get go.
Interesting to anyone but me? Maybe not, but here’s the info for any fellow policy wonks: