Topic archives: negative gearing

How the rich weaponised NIMBYism to wage class war

March 5, 2018 28

A new report illustrates how effectively middle and high-income earners have used the tax system and NIMBYism to drive low-income earners out of housing ownership

Housing affordability? Nah, never mind

May 9, 2017

Remember when the government was going to make this budget about housing affordability? Now, not so much.

Liberals’ problems won’t vanish with new leader

March 7, 2017 18

Whether it's Turnbull, Abbott or Dutton leading them, the Liberals need to get to grips with their inability to deal with two key policy issues.

Boats for votes and Medicare scares: parties take the low road

June 24, 2016 15

The election campaign has become a ghost train ride as desperate parties try to scare voters out of their disengagement.

Essential: Turnbull deflates further while voters back Labor on climate

May 3, 2016

Labor's proposed climate action policy has garnered strong support from voters, while voters continue to become disenchanted with the Prime Minister.

Campaign week 2: events, dear boy, events

April 29, 2016 9

The government's re-election strategy is to nullify Labor's strong points and then go on the offensive, but it relies on everything going right for it. And along came Manus Island ...

Baby’s first investment property

April 26, 2016

She has a house, but what's her name?

Negative gearing just one front in the war on the young

April 26, 2016 53

The government is engaged in a war on young Australians across multiple fronts. Negative gearing is just one of them.

Time for Turnbull to take charge

March 8, 2016 15

A succession of poor polls show that Malcolm Turnbull has to visibly take charge of his government, and soon.

Essential: that’s enough gender equality, thanks, say blokes

March 8, 2016 11

A majority of men think gender equality has come far enough.