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Transcript: Overcoming reform theatre: on ‘planning red tape’, policy performance, and the politics of housing
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Well planned public transport creates so much value for our community in terms of access to jobs, city centres, and business. This value can be leveraged to fund the bold projects we need to build if we’re to fix our transport infrastructure backlog.
For politicians searching for a circuit-breaker on state tax reform, our model offers generous but logical concessions for existing owners, choice for future buyers, and an attractive introductory period to secure support early on. It is complex at the policy design back-end but simple at the taxpayer front-end.
Most housing subsidies end up increasing landlord and developer profits rather than reducing housing costs for residents. Public land rent schemes and private Community Land Trusts, are proven ways to ensure that subsidies reduce costs for homeowners.
Frank Stilwell and Kirrily Jordan
Analysing Economic Inequality in Australia, Stilwell & Jordan delve into the data to paint a picture of a two speed society whilst providing needed solutions.