The Transit Transformation Australia Needs

Join our public discussion on Wednesday, November 27 on how we can leverage the real value of public transport

Josh Ryan-Collins Melbourne Lecture

Tuesday December 3rd
Life after interest rates: why interest rate cuts are failing the economy

Stamp Duty to Land Tax

This is how we get there

Speculative Vacancies

Thousands of properties across our cities are being witheld from the rental market

Why Land Tax?

Our land is a finite and essential resource we all need to thrive. It needs to be treated differently to other things in our global marketplace. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

The 128th Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner

The 128th Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner

Join Prosper Australia and renowned economist Professor Frank Stilwell for our 128th Annual Henry George Dinner on Wednesday 4th of September. We will be exploring the theme Land, Labor, and Capital: Understanding economic and social problems. This...

We have everything we need on earth for all of us to thrive.

 

Yet many of us struggle to pay our bills or find affordable housing near our workplace.

 

We aim to hold up a light to the dark corners of our economic system that aren’t working for the common good anymore.

 

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THE LATEST FROM PROSPER

BOOKS

Game of Mates

By Cameron Murray and Paul Frijters

Game of Mates tells a tale of economic theft across major sectors of Australia’s economy, showing how well-connected insiders are able to siphon of billions. In property, mining, transport, banking, superannuation, and many more sectors, ‘grey-corruption’ is undermining our economic and political stability.

Progress and Poverty

By Henry George

The all-time best-selling economics book. Never out of print since its first publication over 100 years ago. Written in beautiful prose, more resembling fine literature than an economics text. Explains the paradox of increasing poverty with advancing technology.

Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing - Book

Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing

By Josh Ryan-Collins, Laurie McFarlane and Toby Lloyd

Why are house prices in many advanced economies rising faster than incomes? Why isn’t land and location taught or seen as important in modern economics? What is the relationship between the financial system and land?