2 December 2019
Australia’s retirement income system is serving us well. But worsening housing affordability presents big challenges to our retirement incomes system going forward.
23 October 2019
The signs for serious policy reform aren’t promising after the Coalition’s surprise victory in the 2019 federal election. But, as Grattan CEO John Daley details in this presentation, there are a lot of approaching trains.
9 September 2019
The Rudd government’s National Rental Affordability Scheme was expensive, unfair, and poorly targeted. In this presentation, Grattan’s Brendan Coates identifies better ways to help poor people into housing.
5 August 2019
The Federal Government has announced a review of Australia’s retirement incomes system. In this presentation, Grattan’s Brendan Coates identifies the big challenges the review should tackle.
3 June 2019
In this speech for the Actuaries Institute, Grattan CEO John Daley explores the choices that have to be made when modelling retirement incomes.
25 February 2019
Most low-income Australians secure their housing in the private rental market, and even more will do so in future. Housing policy should reflect that reality.
26 November 2018
At a function to farewell three directors retiring from the Grattan Institute Board, founding Director Professor Glyn Davis recounted the history of the formation of Grattan Institute, and its development since then.
11 July 2018
Some affordable-housing advocates are sceptical that building more homes will result in housing becoming much more affordable. Instead they argue that there should be more subsidies for social and affordable housing, and fewer tax breaks that artificially boost housing demand.But in this presentation the Australian Conference of Economists, Grattan Institute’s Australian Perspectives Fellow Brendan Coates shows why more supply is vital to housing affordability.
10 July 2018
This overview prioritises tax reforms by comparing how much different proposals would help the economy, repair budgets, reduce inequality, and promote housing affordability.
2 July 2018
The Grattan Institute has developed a retirement incomes model to assess the adequacy of current retirement income policy settings, the Grattan Retirement Incomes Model. This presentation introduces the model, shows how it is constructed and evaluates the adequacy of retirement incomes in Australia.