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On a Win

November 25, 2021 - 14:57 -- Admin

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 […]

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Windfall Gains Tax: Behind the Scenes

November 23, 2021 - 12:53 -- Admin

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, […]

Statement to the Commonwealth Inquiry into Housing affordability and supply

November 17, 2021 - 17:09 -- Admin

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 […]

Australia’s land prices are out of control

October 30, 2021 - 09:43 -- Admin

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 […]