29 June 2020
A return to ‘full employment’ by mid-2022 will require an extra $70 billion to $90 billion of economic stimulus.
4 June 2020
Funding new or refurbished social housing would be a better way to support construction jobs and stimulate the economy — and it would help some of Australia’s most vulnerable.
1 June 2020
Funding social housing won’t provide windfalls for developers. But it will keep construction workers on the job and help some of Australia’s most vulnerable.
29 May 2020
Most Australians are comfortable in retirement, provided they own their homes. But we’re failing retirees who rent.
8 March 2020
Should you be worried about your retirement? The superannuation lobby wants you to be. But the evidence tells another, more comforting story.
24 November 2019
Higher compulsory superannuation wouldn’t tackle the biggest challenge facing our retirement incomes system: retirees who rent. They are at severe risk of poverty because rent assistance is inadequate.
19 September 2019
Rising house prices have increased wealth inequality in Australia. Policy makers need a clearer view on how to make housing more affordable. Here are some suggestions.
9 September 2019
The Rudd government’s National Rental Affordability Scheme was expensive, inefficient, and poorly targeted. There are better ways to help poor people into housing.
5 August 2019
At the heart of the debate over higher compulsory superannuation sit big trade-offs that are too rarely acknowledged. Grattan’s work on retirement incomes shows that raising compulsory super would be bad for workers, pensioners, and taxpayers.
22 July 2019
The response from Australia’s peak superannuation lobbies to our latest research has been predictable, disappointing — and wrong.