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Terry Christodoulou
University of NSW
Does negative gearing increase rents?

Does negative gearing increase rents?

Jun 17, 2016 Currently there is a lack of affordable housing in Australia. This article looks at how negative gearing has the potential to greatly affect the rental market.
Barton
Bridget Rose Murphy, Clara Von Dinklage, Elvira Demertzis
University of NSW
Upgrade divides Macarthur Electorate

Upgrade divides Macarthur Electorate

Jun 17, 2016 It's the $50 million road upgrade that both major parties support. But voters in Macarthur are divided on whether it's needed
Macarthur
Vanessa Ciabatti
Western Sydney University
Diversity propels multicultural dynamics

Diversity propels multicultural dynamics

Jun 17, 2016 Multiculturalism in Australia has become a dynamic social institution, says Michelle Rowland, Labor candidate for Greenway and Shadow Minister for Small Business Citizenship and Multiculturalism.
Greenway
Jet Nye , Joel Roche , Pimhathai Moulton
Swinburne University
Social indicators poor for Mallee

Social indicators poor for Mallee

Jun 16, 2016 The Mallee might be an ultra-safe seat, but it has a great many social issues to deal with.
Mallee
Aleksandra Bliszczyk
Melbourne University

Swimming against the tide of voting reforms

Jun 16, 2016
Jamie Callaghan, Ismail Hussaini
University of Canberra
Broadcasting Change: The Senate and the Media Reform Bill

Broadcasting Change: The Senate and the Media Reform Bill

Jun 16, 2016 Australia's media industry could be in for a shake-up, should the Senate accept changes recommended in a recent inquiry.
Gilmore
Bianca Canturi, David van Velduisen, Jessica Knight
Swinburne University
Drugs get little attention in Mallee

Drugs get little attention in Mallee

Jun 16, 2016 Families are being hit hard by a rise in drug and alcohol-related abuse in the Mallee
Mallee
Elliot Williams
University of Canberra
FOI: Will governments ever take it seriously?

FOI: Will governments ever take it seriously?

Jun 16, 2016 Nearly four out of five complaints about freedom of information requests have gone unanswered since the Coalition moved to abolish the Information Commissioner's office.
Canberra
Ben Knight and Joel Bevilacqua
University of NSW
Wentworth is most negatively geared

Wentworth is most negatively geared

Jun 16, 2016 The Prime Minister's seat of Wentworth in eastern Sydney is the most negatively geared seat in Australia
Wentworth
Jacinta Payne
Edith Cowan University
The remote jobs problem bamboozles and divides

The remote jobs problem bamboozles and divides

Jun 16, 2016 How to get unemployed people living in remote communities into the workforce is a policy conundrum that has frustrated governments for decades. How should progress be measured and should solutions involve…
Durack
Matt Dower
Edith Cowan University
The GST carve up and why WA is not happy

The GST carve up and why WA is not happy

Jun 16, 2016 The GST carve up is often in the news but what is it? Why do WA politicians say the state is being ‘screwed’ and who will lose out if WA gets a bigger piece of the pie?
Donna Kelly
Western Sydney University
Homelessness on agenda in Parramatta

Homelessness on agenda in Parramatta

Jun 16, 2016 In the lead up to the 2016 Budget, representatives from Western Sydney Community Housing providers met with Local MP Julie Owens and Tanya Plibersek to discuss homelessness and affordable housing.
Parramatta