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Infrastructure Australia to be Bolder

August 19, 2019 - 10:43 -- Admin

Cross-posted from the Australian Financial Review The federal government’s infrastructure advisory body is facing criticism for stepping back from an ambitious reform agenda outlined little more than a year ago, with its latest audit silent on road user charges, service privatisation and land tax reform. Infrastructure Australia released a new national infrastructure audit this week, […]

Stamp Duty to Land Tax – The Transition in Brief

August 5, 2019 - 10:49 -- Admin

Prosper has released our latest report, Stamp Duty to Land Tax: Designing the Transition by economist Dr. Tim Helm. The report challenges the prevailing orthodoxy that the highly sought-after stamp duty to land tax reform is too “politically difficult” to achieve.  What reform and why? Most policy experts agree that stamp duties impose significant costs […]

Annual Henry George Dinner

August 1, 2019 - 11:40 -- Admin

Join Prosper Australia and renowned economist professor Frank Stillwell for our 128th Annual Henry George Dinner on Wednesday 4th of September: We will be exploring the theme Land, Labor, and Capital: Understanding economic and social problems. This event will be a great opportunity to network with others interested in the problem of economic inequality and […]

Your choice: change the tax system or endure a 40 year mortgage

July 25, 2019 - 16:30 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 577 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Welcome to the 4th episode of the Renegade’s Georgist podcourse, with a call out to your inner tax geek. Adam Smith’s Canons of Taxation provide a backdrop for […]

August Monthly Discussion: Help us launch our stamp duty to land tax transition plan

July 16, 2019 - 14:09 -- Admin

Join Tim Helm and Prosper Australia as we release our latest report “Designing the stamp duty to land tax transition”. Many economists agree that a transition from stamp duty tax to land tax is a good move, yet the conventional wisdom says that it is ‘too politically difficult’. We are here to tell you that […]

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