Where’s My Castle?: Understanding Negative Gearing

Affordable housing is a hot topic in Australian politics, and it is a complex policy issue. The housing market is heavily regulated in Australia, and it has many demand-side and supply-side distortions that make it difficult to isolate the root cause (if there is one) of the rapid rise in housing prices. Read the rest

State of the Union: A Comparative Look at NUS

This article was adapted from a report compiled by the ANUSA Policy Analysis Working Group. Image: National Union of Students With a 2016 expenditure of $740,000 and almost $1,000,000 in assets, one would hope that Australia’s National Union of Students (NUS) was led by responsible and capable officer bearers, representative of the students whom they purport to represent. Read the rest