Speculative Vacancy

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. 

Launch: How we transition from stamp duty to land tax

Join Tim Helm and Prosper Australia to discuss our latest report.
July 31st

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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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?