6 December 2019

NSW should swap stamp duties for a broad-based property tax

The NSW Government should abolish stamp duties and replace them with a broad-based property tax. This could leave residents $4-5 billion a year better off, while also helping to improve housing affordability.

25 September 2019

The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme could make housing less affordable

The Morrison Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme has a fatal flaw: like previous Rudd and Howard government schemes, it tries to fix the housing affordability problem by adding to demand for housing.