However, commercial finance came in at a seasonally adjusted $37,992 million, some 2.6 percent lower than the preceding month's result and well down on the ~$47,500 million level we saw only in July last year.
This indicates a likely softening in business investment and reinforces the case that interest rates are likely to fall lower in 2015 - and probably more than once.
Property investment loans by state
This is pretty important data for investors who want to know which markets are firing and which are not - and it's important for the regulator APRA to know which markets are in danger of overheating.
NSW lending soars off the chart again...
After a sizeable increase of 29 percent over the past year, lending in Victoria seems to be paring back in recent months.
This was once again the greatest figure ever recorded in any month by any state and about 2.5 times the volume of lending we saw through 2012.
Further price gains ahead for Sydney's inner suburbs in 2015 then - unsurprisingly.
Brisbane has lagged through this real estate cycle, but is now gaining traction.