January 24, 2024
Anthony Albanese is set to water down stage three tax cuts for higher income earners, representing a major broken promise – but it’s worth it in the long run, one expert says.
January 16, 2024
Per Capita calls on the federal government to coordinate housing policy and expenditure through a core economic portfolio of government, and to publish detailed portfolio budget statements, as is done for other key areas of social policy such as health and education.
December 1, 2023
The Inquiry into Workforce Australia has recommended a significant redesign of employment services to put the public service back in charge of the system, echoing Per Capita’s submission.
November 29, 2023
The Committee of Inquiry into the Rental and Housing Affordability Crisis in Victoria yesterday published its final report, with its major recommendation mirroring Per Capita’s lead recommendation to the Committee.
September 20, 2023
The Andrews Government has released an ambitious package of housing measures, many in line with recommendations made by Per Capita’s Centre for Equitable Housing.
September 19, 2023
Per Capita welcomes the news that the Victoria and Federal Governments have hammered out a deal to build 231 new social housing units in Carlton, replacing 191 social dwellings that were no longer fit for habitation.
August 31, 2023
Landlords in key regional tourist areas can make more from just 25 nights on Airbnb than a full year’s income from residential rent, putting real pressure on the availability of long-term rentals for residents.
May 30, 2023
The Australian Inequality Index is a ground-breaking new policy tool that provides a multidimensional measure of inequality across a range of economic, social and demographic indicators.
January 19, 2023
Senior Labor members including a former president of the Victorian branch have attacked the party’s “chequered history with exploiting ethnic communities” and urged it to start laying the groundwork to increase cultural diversity in its parliamentary ranks.