Australians appear to have an insatiable appetite for property, as owner-occupiers and investors. But at the same time, the Great Australian Dream of home ownership is slipping out of reach for many, and affordable rental properties can be difficult to find.
In The Policy Shop this month, the discussion explores the policies driving current trends, ideas for change and the impacts on Australia financially, socially and economically.
Vice Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, Professor Glyn Davis is joined by economists Dr Judy Yates, from the University of Sydney, and Professor John Freebairn, from the University of Melbourne, to go behind the political debate and talk about the role of governments in housing.
You can read Andrew Trounson’s scene-setter here.
The Policy Shop is a monthly podcast where we discuss public policy and the way it affects Australia and the world.
Hosted every month by Professor Davis, this podcast, featuring national and international guests, will examine a different public policy subject on every episode.
Coming up on 18 April on the Policy Shop: Media and public policy and the role of government in regulation and broadcasting.
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