How will Scott Morrison respond to pressure from the Coalition’s right to cut immigration?
Canada is showing the way on housing policy, but the funds in Australia need to start flowing — and that means biting the bullet on tax, writes Peter Mares.
A shift to a property tax will make the housing market fairer and more efficient, and researchers have come up with a practical way to do it, writes Peter Mares.
The Fraser, Howard and Abbott governments tended to “stick to their knitting,” treating cities, urban policy and public transport as the realm of state governments. Turnbull is bucking this trend.
The government’s toughening of citizenship rules would worsen the problems it seeks to tackle, argues Peter Mares.