Finance

Will this boom bust?

Three reasons why the long-term bull market in Australian house prices may be getting close to the end 28 April 2021 | Shane Oliver, AMP Capital (Image: Sydney Auction Bidding)  Introduction The Australian housing market is booming. […]

News

Blue skies for residential property

Auction market trend pushes ahead despite more holiday distractions 26 April 2021 | Dr Andrew Wilson, My Housing Market (Image Supplied: 21-23 Prince St, Cronulla) Although home auction clearance rates were again generally lower in most […]

Comment

Biden floats capital a gains tax increase

Roger Montgomery asks, could Biden’s latest pronouncement spell the end of the Bull Market? 24 April 2021 | Roger Montgomery Tax is a very powerful driver of behaviour. For local evidence we only need to […]

Comment

The Five Eyes does not have our back

It is risible to see the Australian Foreign Minister setting off to New Zealand to pull the Kiwis into line over their lack of support for attempts by the so-called Five Eyes of Anglo Saxon […]

Culture

The forgotten Chinese Anzacs

The Anzac tradition was built on the sacrifices of young Australians and New Zealanders, among them were many of Chinese descent 23 April 2021 | Marcus Reubenstein (Image: Australian War Memorial) It is a peculiar […]

News

Residential property market comes up for air

More strong results for auction markets after Easter break but Melbourne and Sydney slide 13 April 2021 | Dr Andrew Wilson, My Housing Market Home auction markets resumed on Saturday following last weekend’s pause in activity […]

Comment

Universities give in to security services

China is provoking every country in its region. But that is no reason to cut off all contact, including scientific engagement, especially if we want to avoid war. Brian Toohey investigates another sphere in which […]

News

Triumph over adversity inspires charity

How Lily Baonhi Luong, an Australia of mixed Vietnamese and Chinese heritage, used her personal experience to overcome adversity and contribute to an entire community 6 April 2021 | Marcus Reubenstein In 2018, Lily Baonhi […]

Economy

Trillions to rebuild US economy

President Biden confirmed that even more government spending is on the way in the US with the announcement of a planned $2.3 trillion infrastructure spending program 6 April 2021 | Shane Oliver, AMP Capital (Image: White House official) […]