Past Events

Saul Eslake @ 122nd Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner

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Link to presentation Saul Eslake is one of Australia’s most highly respected economists and a renowned critic of Negative Gearing: “In my view it is impossible to conclude that negative gearing serves any purpose than to allow wealthily affluent tax payers to defer and reduce tax.” Mr. Eslake was chief economist at ANZ (1995 – […]

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Total Resource Rents of Australia

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Report Release Tuesday November 20th, 6:30pm Presenter: Karl Fitzgerald Venue: 1/27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne This report will demonstrate the economic power of monopoly is capable of financing all tiers of government. Economics once recognised that those who owned natural resources (or licensed monopolies) have a natural advantage over those running a business or earning a […]

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The Barometer of the Economy

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Tues Oct 30th, 6.30pm 1/27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne Presenter: Dr Gavin Putland RSVP to this free event Dr Gavin Putland discusses the role of Australia’s largest market – the land market – in influencing economic activity. In 2001, Bryan Kavanagh found that a high ratio of property sales to GDP indicated a bubble, and that […]

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Written Off: Negative Gearing

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Tuesday Oct 2nd, 6.30pm 1/27 Hardware La, Melbourne Presenter: Philip Soos RSVP $5 entry Does Negative Gearing increase rental supply? Is it a path to wealth or a black hole? Download the full report (PDF) Philip Soos has assembled an extensive array of data to dispute the policy’s effectiveness in delivering housing affordability. Julia Gillard’s […]

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Leith van Onselen on Australia’s Macro Housing conditions

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Last week’s 121st Annual Henry George Commemorative dinner was a success with 70 in attendance. The audio from Leith van Onselen’s presentation was recorded and edited into his arresting powerpoint. Press play and enjoy the analysis. Macro housing conditions – the long-term outlook for the Australian housing market from Karl The Q & A following […]

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121st Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner

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Join us for a night celebrating the work of Henry George, one of the world’s truly visionary communicators. His timeless message: “The equal right of all men to the use of land is as clear as their equal right to breathe the air – it is a right proclaimed by the fact of their existence.” […]

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Don’t Buy Now! Public Meeting

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7.00 pm 19 July 2012 NORTHCOTE TOWN HALL High Street Northcote The Great Australian Dream is a Nightmare! An entire generation priced out of the market 380,000 unsold houses without a family An economy drowning in mortgage debt WHY IS THIS SO? David Collyer with the charts Karl Fitzgerald’s documentary Real Estate 4 Ransom Come […]

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Don’t Buy Now! Public Forum

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HOW THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN DREAM BECAME A NIGHTMARE Thursday July 19th, 7pm Northcote Town Hall Presenters: David Collyer, Karl Fitzgerald 189 High Street Northcote Young adults have ugly housing choices: pay rent to a tinpot landlord or spend their working life repaying debt on a house not worth having. We suffered alone, convinced we are […]

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How Our World Works

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The Basics in 4 Easy Lessons Tuesdays in April starting on the 3rd, 6 – 8pm Presenter: David Brooks 1/27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne Free event – RSVP You are invited to a free course presented by Prosper Australia’s David Brooks on the basics to economics. “Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever […]

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Booming into the Future

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photo credit: woodleywonderworks Tues March 6th, 6.30pm Phil Anderson Prosper Rooms 1/27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne Forecaster Phil Anderson will give reasoning to why we are about to enter a bigger real estate boom bust cycle than the one we have just passed through. Phil will talk about where we are in the current cycle, why […]

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