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Orange Book 2016: priorities for the next Commonwealth Government

REPORT

by John Daley


Australia faces many domestic policy challenges as the election looms. Yet a survey of seven years of Grattan Institute reports and policy proposals shows that a government prepared to forcefully articulate the public interest could win public support for a brave and powerful reform agenda.

REPORTS

25 April 2016

Hot property: negative gearing and capital gains tax

Reforms to negative gearing and capital gains tax would save the government about $5.3 billion a year and improve housing affordability without significantly hurting incentives to save. Change is long overdue.

SPEECHES

20 June 2016

Budget repair and the changing size of Australia’s government

Australia does not have particularly large government by global standards. But it is getting larger, as hopes of budget repair recede over the horizon. Background information for a talk given by John Daley at the Crawford Australian Leadership Forum.

EVENTS

19 July 2016

Is Australia keeping up? Science and technology graduates and the workforce

Science and technology have transformed the world, and will continue to do so. But there is widespread concern that Australia is not keeping up. Join Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, Grattan’s Andrew Norton and ATN’s Renee Hindmarsh to discuss these issues.

 

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