Churches’ to share the land

Finally Victoria’s Churches are opening up their massive landholdings, seeing land rightfully as a place for homes not speculation. In Churches’ radical plan for cheap rental housing, we hear that Victorian Churches own 2100 properties, some that have been...

Land Tax Proposal Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Media Release 01/02 Prosper Australia is elated to hear that the Brumby government is returning to its senses by recognising Land Value Capture as the most efficient way to raise public revenue. However, the progressive tax tiers need to be rolled into a flat tax....

True History of Monopoly the Boardgame

Read this PBS transcript on Monopoly’s original intention to teach about the dangers of land monopoly. Understand how the world’s most popular boardgame was subverted to teach young people the opposite to the games original intent. It is interesting that...

Canberra’s Leasehold Land System

by Leo Foley The primary source for this paper is “Canberra in Crisis” by Frank Brennan, 1971 The Road to Leasehold – the origins of the Canberra leasehold system.. Canberra is the offspring of politics and a social ideal. The politics were those of Federation...

The Comics of Economics

7pm, January 10th, Horses Bazaar, 397 Little Lonsdale Street Be part of a world first as international comedian Ross Ashcroft (London) delivers his first geonomics based comedy routine! Yes its time we took the mickey out of our two dimensional economic system and...

Freeing up Speculative Land

ALP policy will continue to subsidise developers over first home owners. The ALP’s new housing minister should look at freeing up the supply of privately held land (aka land banks) by using a Site Rental on all land. In response to the housing industry’s recent call...

Land Supply Strangled by Speculators

‘I Want to Live Here’ report release Earthsharing Australia today released the first I Want To Live Here Report, demonstrating the extent to which speculative vacancies are the key hidden issue in the housing affordability debate. The ‘I Want to Live...