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Will Rents rise under Labor?

January 30, 2019 - 16:55 -- Admin

The proper function of the property industry is to keep the productive economy housed as cheaply as possible, so that investment in future production is not crowded out by the cost of occupying space — that is, by the cost of mere existence. To serve this purpose, the property industry must itself be productive — by […]

Media Release: The Economy Made Easy

January 18, 2019 - 10:39 -- Admin

Real estate cycle expert Bryan Kavanagh says turnover and price declines in Sydney and Melbourne during 2018 indicate an economic recession in the 2019-20 financial year. The 2018 “Kavanagh-Putland Index”, released today, shows the total value of Australian real estate sales to GDP. Mr Kavanagh said the $50 billion pumped into markets by the Rudd-Swan […]

The Economy Made Easy

January 18, 2019 - 06:28 -- Admin

Bryan Kavanagh’s new report on the state of the real estate cycle, in light of the latest Kavanagh-Putland Index. The Economy Made Easy from Prosper Australia Background – See the latest edition of Progress where Bryan includes his findings in ‘The Truth About High Land Prices‘.

The Economy Made Easy

January 17, 2019 - 12:48 -- Admin

Bryan Kavanagh’s new report on the state of the real estate cycle, in light of the latest Kavanagh-Putland Index. The Economy Made Easy from Prosper Australia Background – See the latest edition of Progress where Bryan includes his findings in ‘The Truth About High Land Prices‘.

LVT Animated

January 15, 2019 - 16:59 -- Admin

Dominic Frisby teams up with animator Leon for one of the best animations yet on the need for a more effective tax system. Share this one!

The Monthly Discussion in December – Bust and Beyond

November 28, 2018 - 14:20 -- Admin

  The Monthly Discussion in December – Bust and Beyond   What: Discuss + Debate + Drinks + Pizza When: Wednesday, December 5th Time: 6pm Cost: Free Is the property market in meltdown? In the blue corner sits plunging auction clearance rates (sub 40% in Melbourne last weekend), tighter lending conditions, and national land prices down 5% year-on-year […]

Is there anything to fear in Dan Andrews tax plans?

November 20, 2018 - 15:24 -- Admin

Victoria is two weeks out from an election and finally somebody is talking revenue policy. The Liberals have launched a new website, in ominous shades of red and black, detailing the government’s taxation agenda. The website reveals Labors’ shocking new taxes (9) and their dastardly agenda to increase taxes. While the site is designed to […]

Post GFC: The Quest to Own the Future

September 13, 2018 - 13:52 -- Admin

Christopher Burns First published in Progress Magazine #1124, this article is timely upon the ten year anniversary of the Global Financial Crisis. Please note the first graph when reading the many GFC related articles this week. Not content with blowing up the global economy in 2008, Wall Street quickly moved to extend its’ grasp on […]

The 2018 EJ Craigie Award winner

September 5, 2018 - 13:00 -- Admin

Last night Warwick Smith, Senior economist at Per Capita was awarded the EJ Craigie Writing Award for his piece The big spending Victorian state budget is built on Australia’s worst tax. Warwick quickly laid out the damaging effects of stamp duties and then moved on to show another innovative ACT policy move, with the transition […]

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