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How could you enforce a vacancy tax in practice?

September 28, 2021

Australian cities have a high proportion of empty homes - both apartments and free-standing houses. These aren't homes that are temporarily empty after a long-term owner dies, or homes that are left empty for...

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Why I voted against Brisbane hosting the 2032 Olympics

March 24, 2021

24 March, 2021 Yesterday, Brisbane City Council voted on whether to commit to hosting the Olympics in 2032 (assuming the International Olympics Committee accepts our bid, which now seems very likely). The debate, including...

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Online Polling Integrity

February 25, 2021

I thought in the interests of transparency I should publish an update about this. As you might know, we’re using our online voting platform more often to guide my decision-making about a range of...

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