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Why Housing Emergency Must Shift Australian Politics

November 24th, 2021 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Professor Duncan Maclennan, Honorary Professor, City Futures Research Centre. First published on Pearls and Irritations. Read the original article here In June 2021 OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann, former Australian Finance Minister, launched a landmark report outlining how unbalanced housing markets now impede inclusive growth. As our own research reveals, Australia is emerging as […]

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Far-reaching housing tax reform could be back on the agenda

May 10th, 2020 · No Comments · Uncategorized

By Hal Pawson, Associate Director, CFRC The pitch to replace stamp duty with a broad-based land tax has recently seen a new surge of advocacy. Just in the past couple of weeks the Reserve Bank Governor together with state Treasurers in both NSW and Victoria have all weighed into this debate once again, arguing that […]

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