What a saying! Like an entry price to life on earth. I picked that up from a Scottish 80’s zine by Steve Wall. I hope it resonates with you. Here is the editorial to Progress Magazine #1131, featuring key articles from leading thinkers such as Fred Harrison, Emily Sims, Cam Murray and Frank de Jong. […]
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Renegade Economists Show 601 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Our final radio show on 3CR sees Karl going out on a win, discussing the Windfall Gains Tax legislation that passed last week. Along the way you’ll hear analysis of Australia’s record land price inflation, why we need […]
Tues Nov 30, 1pm – 1.45pm. Zoom Come and celebrate with the Prosper team following last week’s passing of the Windfall Gains Tax in Victoria. Join Emily, Jesse and Karl for a discussion on the tax design process, political manoeuvring, competing with an industry scare campaign and what might happen going forward. What concessions were made, […]
Prosper prepared the following opening statement to the Commonwealth Tax and Revenue Committee’s inquiry into housing supply and affordability: Prosper Australia welcomes the focus of this enquiry into the role of taxation and supply on housing affordability. We are a very small non-government organisation with a focus on the way rents – that is the […]
Housing supply is often touted as the one and only solution to unaffordable housing. It is a favourite topic of both the development industry and many government inquiries (including the current Inquiry Into Housing Affordability and Supply).
Cross Posted from John Menadue’s Pearls & Irritations As our federal politicians look the other way whilst housing prices continue to escalate, a national record reminds why this issue won’t go away. Friday’s national accounts revealed a record land price increase of $1.72 trillion. That is a 27.6 per cent increase in land values in […]
Media Release A Housing Affordability nightmare – Australia’s land prices are out of control Today’s national accounts revealed record land price inflation – triple the highest ever previously recorded. The cost of land in Australia has gone up by $1.72 trillion, 97.1% of which is in residential land. “We’re astonished that the $1.67 trillion increase […]