Not everyone wins from the bank of mum and dad
The “bank of mum and dad” is helping young Australians with more than just their housing aspirations. New analysis of data on children receiving an inheritance or cash payment from their parents has found they are more likely to be... Read article15 March 2017News & Public CommentaryRead More
Will the real gender pay gap please stand up?
Whenever the gender pay gap is mentioned there are always those who argue it doesn’t exist, either because of differences in the way men and women work, choices women make or legislation prohibiting it. Whatever the reason, this confused rhetoric... Read article8 September 2016News & Public CommentaryRead More
What’s the key to home ownership for Gen Y?
Over the last 25 years, home ownership rates have fallen sharply for young Australians. Between 1982 and 2011, the home ownership rate for young adults aged 25 to 34 years dropped from 56% to 34%. Growing concerns about their home... Read article23 June 2016News & Public CommentaryRead More
Lack of housing choice frustrates would-be downsizers
Australia’s housing stock is not meeting the demands of older Australians, according to a new report released today by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC). The report features findings from a BCEC Housing Affordability Survey, which captures the housing experiences... Read article7 June 2016News & Public CommentaryRead More