Housing

Everybody should have access to adequate, appropriate and affordable housing. Government housing policies and programs should be based on the principle that housing assistance must be provided equitably to people in different forms of housing (home owners, private renters, public renters). 

 Read CPSA's full housing policy here


Budget 2017: Downsizing

From 1 July 2018 (if legislation is passed) people over 65 will be able to make a non-concessional contribution of up to $300,000 ($600,000 for couples) from the proceeds of selling their home.

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Budget 2017: Homelessness and affordable housing

The National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness has been included in the 2017 Budget.

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Private rental housing out of reach

Each year Anglicare Australia compiles and publishes its Rental Affordability Snapshot. And each year it makes for a depressing read.

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Home ownership: the fourth pillar

Economist Saul Eslake calls it the fourth pillar of Australia's retirement income system. The other three pillars are the Age Pension, superannuation and private savings.

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Land Titles Garage Sale!

NSW Land Titles Registry is to be leased out for $2.6 billion over thirty-five years.

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