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Pallas backhands ‘Tennis Court Exemption’ as Vic’s finances shrink away

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Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas has pre-announced Land Tax changes ahead of Monday night’s state budget. Expect a dramatic budget contraction as Victoria’s key ‘own revenue’ source, Stamp Duty, has shrunk with the fall in both property transaction volumes and prices. “The government says stamp duty revenue will collapse by an average of $1.3 billion a […]

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Public Education Priorities!

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Having trouble reading this newsletter? View it online. The enews of Prosper & Earthsharing Australia February 2014 Nicolas Mirguit The Climate Fund Under Our Feet Thursday February 26th, 6.30pm Level 2, 22 Punch Lane, Melbourne Presenter: Karl Fitzgerald RSVP Last year was Australia’s 3rd hottest on record. The likelihood of a radical future grows with each […]

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Federal Budget: Tax Shift to avoid Blame Shift

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With the Federal Budget to be handed down in a matter of hours, and with today’s housing finance figures revealing more of the same: investors at 39.1% of all loans FHO’s nationally plateauing at 12.6%, up 0.1% NSW FHO’s at just 8.5% and borrowing on average $320,800, We note with interest the PM’s call on […]

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Rating Federal Treasury’s Performance

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By Bryan Kavanagh Treasury’s mission is “to improve the wellbeing of the Australian people by providing sound and timely advice to the Government, based on objective and thorough analysis of options, and by assisting Treasury Ministers in the administration of their responsibilities and the implementation of Government decisions.” It aims to assist: 1. A sound […]

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Budget Smudge-It: Criticism of Swan

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The Swan Federal budget was limited in its’ vision, giving with one hand in the old welfare game but taking away with the other by providing further subsidy to propertied interests. Whilst it is widely reported that the wealthy were hit by means testing, fellow Georgists were busy joining the dots between the $40billion worth […]

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