Housing Affordability Film Comp Screening Event

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When: Wednesday 3 December 2008, 7pm to 9pm. Where: The Order, Level 2, 401 Swanston Street, Melbourne. Cost: Free. The screening of The ‘I Want To Live Here’ short film competition will be an event of great importance. Here finally young people will be able to tell their story of the ludicrous situation that sees them paying more than any … Read More

The Recession We Could Have Avoided

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Presented by Dr Gavin Putland Thursday November 6th, 6.45pm As the panic sets in and discussions about a new financial framework at the Bretton Woods 2 meeting grow, Dr Putland will measure up the trends that continue to lead us into asset bubbles. What can be done to avoid them? What should the G20 countries be focusing on? What can … Read More

Speed Renting Takes Off

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Quoted in today’s Melbourne Leader: DESPERATE room seekers fret not: speed renting has arrived. In ways similar to its dating counterpart, speed renting gives desperate room seekers in Melbourne the chance to meet leaseholders without excess travel or advertising costs. Tomorrow dozens of potential housemates and leaseholders will gather at digital arts bar, Horse Bazaar, for the first ever Melbourne … Read More

The Comics of Economics

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The Comics of Economics – featuring Ross Ashcroft 7pm, Thursday January 10th, Melbourne CBD In need of some FREE comedy to get your year on the roll? Start the year laughing at the tightrope we walk juggling our finances. Ever wondered why it’s so difficult? Internationally acclaimed comedian Ross Ashcroft will take the mickey out of the structural reasons for … Read More