June 8, 2018 15
A new report shows Australian wealth has skyrocketed, but that's not as great as it sounds. What happens when all this money is tied up in housing?
April 4, 2018 109
Subsidised mortgages and universal basic income show that the Greens have lost the plot on economic issues, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
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.
November 13, 2017 3
The breakup of social solidarity is evident in key policy areas.
August 11, 2017 3
New figures from the ABS confirm a worrying trend of decreased housing construction, further entrenching Australia's own private recession.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
April 10, 2017 3
At least until he can do it without the straw man arguments.
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.
April 4, 2017 25
As with energy, housing affordability has gone from a political issue to a major policy challenge, and it's not clear the government can handle either of them.
March 14, 2017 29
Allowing access to super to improve housing affordability is bad policy that takes away the one good thing we're doing for younger Australians to hand yet another win to older Australians.
January 12, 2017 3
Sydney's obsession with building apartments might be enough to keep the construction stimulus to the economy going for a while yet, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
November 1, 2016 1
There's a split between older and younger voters over the federal government's plan to cut back paid parental leave, while the extent of "mum and dad bank" for housing borrowing is revealed in today's Essential Report.
October 19, 2016
Crikey readers discuss yesterday's edition.
April 19, 2016
Who will suffer when the bottom falls out of the housing market? Fairfax and News Corp of course.
February 25, 2016
Crikey readers discuss the housing market and other issues of the day.
June 25, 2015 4
The government's federation reform discussion paper -- meant to provide the basis for a major white paper -- is content to play with funding models, rather than take on bigger issues.