Tag Archives: cost of living

Housing affordability

Good morning readers. This will be a multi-part blog where I will look at housing affordability in Sydney. The idea is to raise: House prices Tax concessions (relating to housing) Low interest rates Loans and lending practices Mortgages As you … Continue reading

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Welfare or no-fair?

Hello everyone, I have a number of pieces in process of being written, but haven’t as yet finished any of them 🙂 . That is what happens when you have a 2 year old child whom you care for and look … Continue reading

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Automation or death?

I was listening to the news this evening which was mentioning increasing automation levels in many industries in Australia (and many other countries). I am not sure if we truly realise the potential difficulties that automation will cause with regards to people … Continue reading

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Austerity in Australia

A short one handed post (the other one has just had minor surgery) about Austerity in Australia. Now that the powerful businesses in Australia have got there beloved Liberal party into government, the Austerity measures have started to surface to … Continue reading

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In or Out?

Hi everyone, I haven’t written for a while, I have pretty much been working 7 days per week and long hours. So this is my first for a while. I started to write this as a comment to a post: … Continue reading

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The New Labor Party?

Good morning everyone (now actually afternoon  ), I was just writing about Labor (the Australian Labor party) this morning and thought I would add it to my blog. I don’t think that many people really understand where Labor stands these … Continue reading

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Inequitable Rubbish

Originally posted on The Australian Independent Media Network:
Abbott has finally produced a policy announcement about his ‘signature policy’ – Paid Parental Leave. Lenore Taylor has a sensible article in today’s The Guardian pointing out that the real issue for…

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The politics of wages – penalty rates & the cost of living

This week (which has now spread over about a month), in my very limited spare time these days, I have decided to raise the issue of penalty rates paid in Australia; though as usual I will comment on other things … Continue reading

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