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EJ Craigie Award Winner – Adam Creighton

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  Adam Creighton was awarded the EJ Craigie Award for the best Georgist article at last night’s packed 126th Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner. His article was a timely addition to the mounting call for greater land tax utilisation. Here is the winning article: Land levy an efficient and moral revenue raiser Cross-posted from The […]

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Is the Queen a Georgist? 126th Henry George Dinner with Phil Anderson

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Tuesday, September 5 from 6pm The Woolshed, Docklands Tickets via Eventbrite: $30 members; $50 non-members Join Prosper Australia at The Woolshed, Docklands for our annual gala dinner and address. Our speaker this year is Australian economist, businessman and internationally acclaimed commentator, Philip J Anderson. Phil is widely regarded as the foremost expert on business, real […]

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Game of Mates – Melbourne Book Launch

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In 2015 Dr. Cameron Murray released an influential paper investigating the nexus between relationship networks and land rezonings in Queensland. Fairfax journalist Michael Pascoe stated the paper ‘should have brought down state and local governments, sparked a royal commission and radically changed the Australian housing industry’. Murray has built on this game theory approach in […]

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Introduction to Modern Monetary Theory

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An Introductory Course in Modern Monetary Theory When: Monday, January 16 & 23 Time: 6:30pm Where: 64 Harcourt St, North Melbourne Cost: Free Registration: email office@prosper.org.au Do you understand the monetary system? Want a deeper understanding of unemployment, inflation, fiscal policy and the banking system? Jesse Hermans will present an introductory course in Modern Monetary […]

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See I, Daniel Blake, talk about I, Daniel Blake

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When: Wednesday, 23rd November 6pm Where: Lido Cinemas, Hawthorn Tickets: $15  Join us for a screening of Ken Loach’s Palme D’Or winning drama, I, Daniel Blake, at Lido Cinemas Hawthorn Wednesday 23rd at 6pm. Set in contemporary Britain, the I, Daniel Blake describes the social inequality produced by uncaring neo-liberal economic policy, and its ‘blame the […]

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The Other Sydney Lockout

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Presenters: Karl Fitzgerald with Friendly Jordie
s Date: Tues June 28, 6.30 – 8pm Venue: Tortuga Studios, 31 Princes Highway, St Peters, 2044 Cost: $5 entry donation Sydney has been besieged by controversy over the lockout laws surrounding nightclubs. In the background, democratic pressures over the amalgamation of councils continues. But the big lockout is the […]

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“Land is the key to ending bad taxes” with Dr. Terry Dwyer

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When: Thursday 26 May at 6:30pm Where: Level 1, 64 Harcourt St North Melbourne Presenter: Dr. Terry Dwyer Tax reform is hard yet the benefits are great. Australia can no longer afford to delay structural reforms. The Panama papers controversy highlights the need for an immobile tax base and one that does not rely upon […]

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“How to Simplify Government” with Phil Anderson

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Presenter: Phil Anderson When: Friday March 18th, Where:  Level 1/ 64 Harcourt St, North Melbourne Time: 6.30pm Tickets $25 After studying history’s lessons for forty years, Phillip J Anderson has come to one conclusion: GOVERNMENT HAS TO GO. If you want to know why Australians are saddled with the highest private debt levels in the world… […]

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Speculative Vacancies 8 report launch

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Speculative Vacancies 8 – the Empty Properties Ignored by Statistics Wednesday Dec 9th, 6.30pm Presenter: Catherine Cashmore Venue: Our new premises – Level One, 64 Harcourt St, North Melbourne RSVP – limited seats Read the report Report author Catherine Cashmore has delivered an extensive investigation into the state of a housing market in turmoil. In what other […]

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Senate Inquiry soon

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Our latest Evolving Economics enews – sign up for the fortnightly news delivering the best insights on the tax system we simply have to have. Why settle for second best? Having trouble reading this newsletter? View it online. The enews of Prosper & Earthsharing Australia October 2015 Office Manager role still available After some entertaining […]

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