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Dick Smith blames his generation for housing crisis, calls for reduced immigration in new book

August 10, 2017Recent Coverage, What we are sharing...

9 August 2017 Robbie Patterson for The Manly Daily MILLIONAIRE businessman Dick Smith has taken aim at his own generation, saying its greed has crippled young people’s ability to own their first home. He launched a scathing attack on Australia’s politicians, accusing them of being too scared to make tax changes that would be unpopular … Read More

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John Howard’s bait-and-switch: Is it time for a debate on the mass immigration ‘Ponzi scheme’?

July 19, 2017What we are sharing...

July 18 2018 By Frank Chung for news.com.au IT’S the debate we were never allowed to have. Until relatively recently, Australia’s population grew at a stately pace. There was an influx of European immigration in the mid-1940s, and pause from the mid-1970s, but in the 100 years after Federation in 1901, net overseas migration averaged 70,000 people … Read More

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Population growth masking Australia’s economic weakness: CBA report

July 19, 2017What we are sharing...

July 12 2017 By business reporter Michael Janda for ABC News. Australians continue to go backwards on many measures of income and wellbeing as high immigration rates see the nation’s weak economic growth split between more people.A report by Commonwealth Bank senior economist Gareth Aird has found that Australia’s high immigration intake is papering over economic weakness … Read More

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It’s official. Regular Australians are getting poorer

July 19, 2017What we are sharing...

By Alan Austin for The New Daily. Of all the measures of wellbeing of Australia’s workers and families, one has reliably increased over the decades. That is despite droughts, floods, recessions, changes of government, jobless rises and falls, and housing booms and busts. Until now. ‘Household gross disposable income’ quantifies the cash families and individuals receive … Read More

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