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Victoria Moves to Annual Land Valuations
Residential
Wednesday November 15 2017

Victoria Moves to Annual Land Valuations

Valuations upon which land taxes and council rates are calculated are set to be conducted annually throughout Victoria as the state moves to capture greater revenue...

A Realistic Role for Value Capture
Infrastructure
Wednesday July 26 2017

A Realistic Role for Value Capture

Australia needs to diversify its sources of funding in order to pay for the infrastructure we need. Value capture can help fill the gap, but we...

Queensland Slugs Foreign Investors More
Residential
Friday June 16 2017

Queensland Slugs Foreign Investors More

Foreign owners of investment property in Queensland are to be slugged with a 1.5 percent land tax surcharge on any property which they hold which has...

Land Tax Better Than Value Capture
Business
Wednesday May 10 2017

Land Tax Better Than Value Capture

A straightforward land tax may provide a better option than common ‘value capture’ mechanisms as a means to raise finance for large scale infrastructure investment, a...

Foreign Residential Property Investment Will Roll On: BIS
Residential
Monday June 22 2015

Foreign Residential Property Investment Will Roll On: BIS

Overseas investment in housing throughout Australia will not slow down due to new Federal and State government rules imposing greater cost on foreign property transactions, a...

Tax, Planning Dominate Property Sector Priorities for 2015
Business
Friday February 6 2015

Tax, Planning Dominate Property Sector Priorities for 2015

Tax and planning reform are among the key areas of opportunity for the property and construction industry in 2015, a leader within the sector says.

SA Needs Tax Overhaul: Property Council
Business
Wednesday May 28 2014

SA Needs Tax Overhaul: Property Council

South Australia needs a radical overhaul of taxation and spending programs in order to repair state finances and reinvigorate the economy, a key property industry lobby...

Property Industry Blasts ‘Lazy’ WA Budget
Business
Friday May 9 2014

Property Industry Blasts ‘Lazy’ WA Budget

The Western Australian budget has been blasted as ‘lazy’ by the property industry after the Barnett government unveiled a further hike in land taxes and a...

Stamp Duty Could Cede Way to Broad-based Land Tax
Residential
Thursday July 4 2013

Stamp Duty Could Cede Way to Broad-based Land Tax

A State Parliament Inquiry will be told to employ a broad-based land tax in lieu of the existing stamp duty in order to guarantee the health...