Events

Australia: Made for Free Trade and a Tax on Rent

Australia: Made for Free Trade and a Tax on Rent

132nd Henry George Address by Professor Ross Garnaut Australia: Made for Free Trade and a Tax on Rent (Transcript of speech recorded at the Kelvin Club, Melbourne, 7 September 2023. Lightly edited for clarity and brevity.) Thanks, Tim, and very good to be here with...

Henry George & The Science of Political Economy

Henry George & The Science of Political Economy

Friday May 5th, 2023 6:30pm School of Political Economy, Level 1, 49 Smith Street. Free event. All welcome. Register at Eventbrite Henry George (1839-1897) rose to fame as a social reformer and economist amid the industrial and intellectual turbulence of the late...

Pandemic rental dynamics: an (un)natural experiment in excess supply

Pandemic rental dynamics: an (un)natural experiment in excess supply

Tuesday 21st March  The Kelvin Club, 14-30 Melbourne Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000  map 5:30pm Join us in-person we present findings from our latest research note - Pandemic rental dynamics: an (un)natural experiment in excess supply by Jesse Hermans and Tim Helm. You’d...

The 2022 EJ Craigie Award Winner

The 2022 EJ Craigie Award Winner

Prosper’s outgoing Director of Advocacy, Karl Fitzgerald, picked up the EJ Craigie Award for best Georgist writing at the 2022 Henry George Dinner and Address.  His opinion piece “Forget red or green tape, developers squeeze housing supply with gold tape” appeared in...

131st Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner and Address

131st Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner and Address

On September 14, 2022 we descended on the Kelvin Club (and online) to listen to Economist Brendan Coates delivering a sobering, hopeful evidenced based address.  The 131st Henry George Commemorative Address Dinner and Address attracted a diverse crowd from across...

Launch: Staged Releases Report

Launch: Staged Releases Report

Date: Tuesday July 26th, 6pm Where: Zoom or Level 1, 64 Harcourt St, North Melbourne How do developers feed supply to the market and under what conditions? Karl Fitzgerald will present the findings of a landmark new report - Staged Releases: Peering Behind the Land...

Windfall Gains Tax: Behind the Scenes

Windfall Gains Tax: Behind the Scenes

[civicrm component="event" id="35" action="register" mode="live" hijack="0"] Tues Nov 30, 1pm - 1.45pm. Zoom Come and celebrate with the Prosper team following last week’s passing of the Windfall Gains Tax in Victoria.  Join Emily, Jesse and Karl for a discussion on...

130th Henry George Commemorative Address

130th Henry George Commemorative Address

This event was held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, over Zoom. We all want to know “what’s next?” after the pandemic. The right to a roof over our head (and some land upon which to stand) has been especially highlighted by this global crisis. Who better to make sense...

Has NSW discovered the holy grail of transport funding?

Has NSW discovered the holy grail of transport funding?

In its latest budget, the NSW Government has laid the foundation for a global best-practice model for major transport funding. Zoom Webinar: Wednesday, July 28th 12:30pm While Victorian's woke up on budget day to a surprise rezoning windfall gains tax, the NSW...