Terry Dwyer

“Land is the key to ending bad taxes” with Dr. Terry Dwyer

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When: Thursday 26 May at 6:30pm Where: Level 1, 64 Harcourt St North Melbourne Presenter: Dr. Terry Dwyer Tax reform is hard yet the benefits are great. Australia can no longer afford to delay structural reforms. The Panama papers controversy highlights the need for an immobile tax base and one that does not rely upon […]

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A bigger GST cements our place as a second class country

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Australians have to endure waves of disinformation around the tax reform options before us. Every vested interest in the country is sharp-elbowing for advantage and the yelps of pain are deafening. GST is a vile tax because of who pays it. It does not matter whether tax is taken under one name or another or […]

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Water – Beneficiary Should Pay

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Letters to the Editor Australian Financial Review LAND BENEFITS The comment by Marcus Spiller (AFR 3-5 January, Our cities should be allowed to water their own green shoots) on why per kl charging for water was better than “property” taxes nicely illustrates what is wrong with the teaching of economics and economic history in Australia. […]

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ACT Rates Scaremongering

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Regarding the recent ACT Liberal Party scare campaign against rates, Dr Terry Dwyer writes: Being fundamentally disinterested in political games but keenly interested in policy and good government (which, judging from Mr Slipper’s emails, sadly does not always seem to be uppermost in the minds of all politicians), I have sent the attached letter to […]

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Patents: An Immoral and Inefficient Anachronism

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by Terence Dwyer Submission to the Productivity Commission’s Compulsory Licensing of Patents public inquiry. Patents are immoral, contrary to the principles of natural liberty, natural law, to the common law and detrimental to the progress, prosperity, safety and health of all peoples. The patent system should be destroyed for same reason that slavery was destroyed […]

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Equal & Inalienable Rights to the Earth

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photo credit: therapycatguardian   Dr Terry Dwyer HENRY GEORGE COMMEMORATION ADDRESS Tuesday 2 September 2008 Sixty people gathered last night on Henry George’s birthday to hear the Commemorative Address. The venue was the Conservatory, just across the road from where Henry George himself spoke to a packed house at the Exhibition Centre to a rumoured […]

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