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
Good morning, early birds. New data shows that the government's capital gains tax discount is, increasingly, a financial luxury only available to Australia's top earners. Plus, our last local hope for the 2018 Australian Open crashes out of the competition. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
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.
Now everyone (other than perhaps wealthy land barons) hopefully agree expensive housing is a problem that needs fixing, but what’s the best way to do it?
Every time Bill Shorten gives the government an opportunity to target him, it gets distracted by its own divisions and bungles. That's why the Opposition Leader has such a charmed life.
Crikey readers discuss the housing market and other issues of the day.
Making the sale of the principal place of residence CGT-free is nothing short of intergenerational theft.
Labor is now leading the tax debate with major policy initiatives. Yet it continues to trail a policy-less Coalition. Where does that leave the claim that "reform is broken"?