Cross-posted from Prosper.org.au, by Karl Fitzgerald, April 17 2015
Cycling into work yesterday I bumped into the good Senator Nick Xenophon. I had to yell out “No super access for First Home Owners”! He responded so I hit … Read more
There has been much talk in the last few weeks and months about intergenerational fairness, in part because of the release of the government’s Intergenerational Report, which predictably details what young Australians already know: we have been shafted … Read more
Last week I had the opportunity to speak to Senator Nick Xenophon about our petition against his plans to allow first home buyers to use superannuation funds for housing deposits. It seems he had at least taken some small notice … Read more
Labor Returning to its Economic Justice Roots?
I’ve been struggling to find a news item about this – apart from one pay-walled article in the Australian Financial Review and a Hallelujah from Prosper Australia – but Chris Bowen has just … Read more
Dear Senator Nick Xenophon,
I’m writing to you in regards to your announcement on 28th of July 2014 to introduce legislation allowing first home buyers to access their superannuation funds for housing deposits. As you may be aware, nearly 500 … Read more