Misha Zelinsky

Misha Zelinsky is the Assistant National Secretary of the Australian Workers’ Union, Australia’s largest blue-collar union with nearly 100,000 members. Misha is a graduate of the University of Wollongong, graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Economics). Misha is a director of Cbus Super and is a member of the Committee of Management of the John Curtin Research Centre.
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Housing addicts? How the ‘Australian dream’ became a national nightmare

In this lively and thoughtful inaugural John Curtin Research Centre essay, Zelinsky argues that the present housing market reflects a dangerous public policy failure where a worthwhile national aspiration – the so-called ‘Australian dream’ of owning your own home – has combined with generous tax...