Articles from Prosper Australia
Renegade Economists Show 599 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Tyson Yunkaporta, author of Sand Talk discusses his page turner in light of beer pong and nudie runs, complexity theory and strange attractors. We touch on aspects of […]
The media is again full of chatter about the housing affordability crisis in Australia. Property markets have gone on a tear as mortgage rates bottom at levels close to matching inflation. Governments are subsidising a building boom to save the economy from COVID, and the resulting collapse in immigration.
In July 2021, Prosper was privileged to host a zoom webinar by Joe Langley, a global expert on value capture mechanisms for transport. Joe’s talk was based on an article he wrote on the ongoing developer contribution reform effort in NSW. The full article is reproduced below or download here. New South Wales Premier Gladys […]
Renegade Economists Show 598 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Dominic Gilligan (Inverloch Sustainable Living) takes us through his social change evolution in light of his responsibility to himself, of ensuring independence. You will hear of his insights […]
On Friday 20 August, Jesse Hermans & I appeared at Senator Patrick’s Oil & Gas Inquiry. The focus of the inquiry was to evaluate what Australia could do to maximise returns from publicly owned oil and gas resources and examine how other nations have designed their tax systems. Particularly in light of climate change and the potential for stranded assets.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 7pm AEST|10am BST via zoom Members $10/ Non-members $20 Tax-deductible donations are appreciated. We all want to know “what’s next?” after the pandemic. The right to a roof over our head (and some land upon which to stand) has been especially highlighted by this global crisis. Who better to make sense […]
Renegade Economists Show 597 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Investment banker and reformer James Murray joins to discuss government addiction to Quantitative Easing. Can nation’s sustain COVID driven budget deficits, alongside the reliance on money printing to […]
Letters to the Editor The Age Labor’s decision to drop its policies on negative gearing and capital gains tax reform must be profoundly dispiriting for prospective first home buyers. How can they compete with the heartless and misleading (yet very effective) fear-mongering of the real estate lobby? Thanks to the continuation of a tax system […]