131st Henry George Dinner

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Fairer Australia

We can make Australia fairer through commonsense changes to our tax system

Reduce Income Taxes

You should keep more of your hard-earned income

Reduce Inequality

Our policies would reduce inequality and help the environment

We have everything we need on earth for all of us to thrive.

 

Yet many of us struggle to pay our bills or find affordable housing near our workplace.

 

We aim to hold up a light to the dark corners of our economic system that aren’t working for the common good anymore.

 

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