housing shortage

Your Future Home Has Been Sacrificed In A Political Sweetheart Deal
15 January 2024

Your Future Home Has Been Sacrificed In A Political Sweetheart Deal

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s housing shortage and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. The infrastructure and construction sector has been one of the worst affected by persistent worker shortages, with a December report from Infrastructure Australia finding the sector faces a shortage of 229,000 workers. This
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Daniel Wild On 5AA Mornings Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 30 October 2023
30 October 2023

Daniel Wild On 5AA Mornings Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 30 October 2023

On October 30, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Matthew Pantelis on FiveAA Mornings to discuss IPA analysis on immigration, which shows how record migration levels are exacerbating Australia’s housing shortage. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research Below is a transcript of
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Employment White Paper Cop Out
25 September 2023

Employment White Paper Cop Out

“Making permanent the minor changes to the pension work bonus scheme is welcome, and an endorsement of IPA research, however the White Paper fails pensioners, veterans, and students by not committing to remove all disincentives to work once and for all,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs The federal government’s Employment White Paper outlines a
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Broome Chamber of Commerce CEO Discussing IPA Worker Shortage Research On ABC Kimberley Breakfast – 20 September 2023
20 September 2023

Broome Chamber of Commerce CEO Discussing IPA Worker Shortage Research On ABC Kimberley Breakfast – 20 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ regional worker shortage research was discussed by the CEO of the Broome Chamber of Commerce on ABC Kimberley Breakfast on 20 September 2023. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Vanessa Mills: New data from the Institute
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New Data: Record Migration To Worsen Housing Crisis
12 September 2023

New Data: Record Migration To Worsen Housing Crisis

“Australians must brace for even further increases in the cost of housing and rents as the federal government’s record, unplanned migration intake arrives without any plan to build the number of homes needed,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed that: “The surge in
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Daniel Wild On International Student Intake Pressure On Rents ABC Illawarra – 4 September 2023
4 September 2023

Daniel Wild On International Student Intake Pressure On Rents ABC Illawarra – 4 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, joined Nick Rheinberger on ABC Illawarra Mornings to discuss the pressure caused by the federal government’s unplanned, record high international student intake that alone is costing approximately up to $1,040 per household per year. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases from
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Daniel Wild On Rental Prices And Effect Of International Student Intake ABC FNQ – 4 September 2023
4 September 2023

Daniel Wild On Rental Prices And Effect Of International Student Intake ABC FNQ – 4 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, joined Adam Stephen on ABC Far North Queensland to discuss the pressure caused by the federal government’s unplanned, record high international student intake that alone is costing approximately up to $1,040 per household per year. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases
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Submission To The Inquiry Into The Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023 [No. 2] [Provisions], National Housing Supply and Affordability Council Bill 2023 [No. 2] [Provisions] and the Treasury Law Amendment (Housing Measures No. 1) Bill 2023 [No. 2] [Provisions].
29 August 2023

Submission To The Inquiry Into The Housing Australia Future Fund Bill 2023 [No. 2] [Provisions], National Housing Supply and Affordability Council Bill 2023 [No. 2] [Provisions] and the Treasury Law Amendment (Housing Measures No. 1) Bill 2023 [No. 2] [Provisions].

Dear Committee Secretary, Australia’s housing shortage is the result of both supply and demand issues. On the supply side, government red tape and tax, the rising cost of raw materials, and a shortage of workers in the economy, are placing upward pressure on production and development costs. On the demand side, the unprecedented and unplanned surge in migration is placing
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Saxon Davidson On Australia’s Worker and Housing Shortage Crisis Nine News Perth – 25 August 2023
25 August 2023

Saxon Davidson On Australia’s Worker and Housing Shortage Crisis Nine News Perth – 25 August 2023

On 25 August, IPA Research Fellow Saxon Davidson joined Monika Kos on Nine News Perth to discuss the federal government’s latest Intergenerational Report. Below is a transcript of the interview. Monika Kos: Australians are set to live longer in the coming years and decades. The average life expectancy is expected to rise to 87 for men and 89 and a
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Daniel Wild On National Cabinet’s Failure To Address Housing & Worker Shortages 6PR – 17 August 2023
17 August 2023

Daniel Wild On National Cabinet’s Failure To Address Housing & Worker Shortages 6PR – 17 August 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Gary Adshead on 6PR Mornings to discuss National Cabinet’s failure to address Australia’s housing and worker shortages.IPA research, and the federal government’s own figures, show Australia faces a housing shortage of more than 252,000 houses over the next five years and the nation’s worker shortage remains at record highs.
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