Topic archives: housing

Immigration debate shows how we’ve infantilised government

March 13, 2018 41

Cutting immigration is a second rate solution to the widespread problem that our governments have lost the capacity to deliver for communities.

Five key areas show we need to put social cohesion before economic growth

November 13, 2017 3

The breakup of social solidarity is evident in key policy areas.

Housing numbers confirm Australia’s economy floundering

August 11, 2017 3

New figures from the ABS confirm a worrying trend of decreased housing construction, further entrenching Australia's own private recession.

Earning, learning, living — young Australians cop it from this government

May 2, 2017 17

No matter what they do, young Australians are targeted by this government, which knows it can attack them with impunity in next week's federal budget.

The Coalition MPs who don’t think superannuation should be used for house deposits

April 13, 2017 7

How can the government put forward a policy supporting using superannuation for housing when so many MPs are on the record against it?

Yes, Morrison’s talking sense on affordable housing

April 11, 2017 3

Scott Morrison has been working on the challenge of affordable and social housing amid a property boom, and the results aren't too shabby.

Housing policy turning into a division-driven debacle

April 11, 2017 28

The government's efforts to create a worthwhile housing affordability package are being wrecked by internal division, with Scott Morrison the clear loser.

Housing and superannuation disaster unfolding before our eyes

April 10, 2017 1

A speech by Scott Morrison on housing, while sensible in itself, augurs poorly for the contents of the government's budget centrepiece, a housing affordability package.

Simon Benson should stop it with the policy analysis

April 10, 2017 3

At least until he can do it without the straw man arguments.

Why Sydney’s property market is different

Why Sydney’s property market is different

April 5, 2017 3

NSW is the only state where housing hasn't kept pace with population growth, which is why its apartment boom still has a way to run.