Privatising Airport Management

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Surprise surprise, Airports Fear Price Controls (the Age 24/07/06). The Federal Govt’s decision to privatise the management of airports is leading to all sorts of problems. Not only have exit & entry fees jumped enormously, but now they are engaged in infighting with their monopoly cousins, the airlines! This article does all but tell who […]

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The Economics of Abundance

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International Union of LVT Conference – London July 2006 The theme of the International Union Conference was The Economics of Abundance – the point being critical that the wealth is there in economies, it’s just that it is terribly distributed by taxation regimes devised and maintained by a small but powerful band of rentiers. The […]

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Victorians Risk Losing Homes

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Dear Editor, So now we discover the effects of reducing state land tax and councils moving away from site rental value for rates to capital improved value (“Victorians Risk Losing Homes”, Herald Sun, July 17). Deriving public finances from the productive activities of individuals and business has always been an act that creates a disincentive […]

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