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The Climate Fund Under Our Feet

January 27, 2015 - 16:08 -- Admin

Thursday February 26th, 6.30pm Level 2, 22 Punch Lane, Melbourne Presenter: Karl Fitzgerald RSVP Last year was Australia’s 3rd hottest on record. The likelihood of a radical future grows with each day we do not take action. The need for greater economic flexibility is vital. How can the economic system support cyclists and seaweed cultivists for […]

Ditch the saddlebags of deadweight losses – for the win

January 22, 2015 - 17:59 -- Admin

Yesterday, Cameron Kusher of CoreLogic RP Data called for the removal of conveyancing Stamp Duty and its replacement with a universal land tax.  His comments come just ahead of the release of the federal government tax reform white paper. He echoes Australia’s Future Tax System (The Henry Review) which called for: The abolition of stamp […]

Rates Cap to Continue Vicious Circle

January 21, 2015 - 14:48 -- Admin

“Victorian Labor’s capping of local council rates plays straight into the hands of Tony Abbott’s pro-GST revenue centralisation agenda” stated Prosper Australia Project Director Karl Fitzgerald. “The integrity of Victoria’s local council rating independence was dealt another blow by the arbitrary limit on council revenues. Local Councils will now have to deal with more red […]