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, […]
Articles from Prosper Australia
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 […]
Renegade Economists Show 600 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Karl celebrates 600 episodes with a walk through economic history over the last 11 years of the show, highlighting some of the key aspects of Georgist economics along […]