Speculative Vacancies and Real Estate 4 Ransom

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Download the Speculative Vacancies report As written up in The Age today, p5: Speculators ‘locking up’ empty dwellings that could be homes Michelle Griffin PROPERTY speculators have locked up 46,220 empty homes in metropolitan Melbourne, the housing campaign group Earthsharing Australia says. In a documentary soon to be released, Real Estate 4 Ransom, the group says that 4.95 per cent … Read More

Carbon Tax Positives

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The Gillard Government’s Clean Energy Future plan signifies that the game is up for the free rider’s polluting our planet. The Carbon Tax of $23 per tonne of carbon for July 1 2012 – June 30 2013 sends a clear message that polluters must pay. In this age of compromise politics, the industry lobbyists who seem to have won are … Read More