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Saul Eslake: 50 Years of Housing Failure

Address to the 122nd Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner The Royal Society of Victoria, Melbourne 2nd, September 2013 by Saul Eslake An edited audio recording of the presentation was broadcast on this week’s Renegade Economists radio show. Note: The...

Homeless Protest Tax Incentives for Hoarding

Today we featured in the Guardian article by Van Badham: Meet the homeless protesters who are taking on tax breaks for the rich. It has people talking – 236 shares and 208 comments in just a few hours. Badham writes: Word of this betrayal travelled through...
The Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner

The Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner

Prosper Australia and the Victorian Georgist movement have proudly held an annual dinner to celebrate the teachings of Henry George since 1892. Each year land reformers meet on (or close to) George’s September 2nd birthday to enjoy a powerful presentation,...

Reform Negative Gearing Now!

Are you locked out of the housing market? Do you want to see an end to market distorting subsidies to property investors? Sign the petition! This petition calls for the Federal Government to reform negative gearing NOW! Negative Gearing must be limited to new housing...

Treasury Secretary falls for Gearing Myth

The Treasury Secretary John Fraser was recently found wanting in the Senate Economics committee on the most controversial tax in the country. When asked by Senator Peter Whish-Wilson what would happen to rents if Negative Gearing was removed, he provided the following...

Speculative Demand from Real Estate family

The Treasurer who told us to simply change jobs to afford skyrocketing Sydney has revealed his real motivations for ignoring the land bubble. He dropped the bombshell on 3AW with Neil Mitchell: “Yeah, well I come from a family of real estate agents…”  The locked out...