March 5, 2018 29
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
May 9, 2017
Remember when the government was going to make this budget about housing affordability? Now, not so much.
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.
June 24, 2016 15
The election campaign has become a ghost train ride as desperate parties try to scare voters out of their disengagement.
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.
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 ...
April 26, 2016
She has a house, but what's her name?
April 26, 2016 53
The government is engaged in a war on young Australians across multiple fronts. Negative gearing is just one of them.
March 8, 2016 15
A succession of poor polls show that Malcolm Turnbull has to visibly take charge of his government, and soon.
March 8, 2016 11
A majority of men think gender equality has come far enough.
March 1, 2016 1
Yesterday the Prime Minister was asked for his advice to young prospective first-home buyers about how they could get into the market, let alone live the Australian dream of negative gearing multiple properties. His answer went on for a few minutes, and left us still none the wiser on how to buy a house: JOURNALIST: Prime […]
March 1, 2016 8
Australians are completely besotted with property, but owning real estate is not some kind of magical investment.
February 23, 2016 3
There's support for Labor's negative gearing proposal, Essential found this week, but voters are uncertain, and their partisanship affects how they see it.
February 23, 2016 3
Crikey readers discuss politics and other issues of the day.
February 22, 2016 20
The Turnbull government is looking ragged and reactive, and an early election is no longer the certainty it used to be.
February 22, 2016 6
Crikey readers discuss complicated systems.
February 18, 2016 12
Scott Morrison spoke at length at the National Press Club yesterday, and said nothing except to distance himself from the GST and the Abbott government.
February 18, 2016 25
Negative gearing is back on everyone's minds -- but what is it, exactly? And how would changing it affect the housing market?
February 17, 2016 1
Crikey readers discuss finance and other matters.
February 16, 2016 22
While powerful political donors fire up campaigns in support of negative gearing, who speaks for those whom the policy hurts?