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Tax White Paper Submission

The Future Party will be making submission to the Tax White Paper. The focus will be primarily on removing the 50% discount on Capital Gains Tax (that allows wealthy investors to get a lower tax rate) and Land Value Tax. If you would like to help us write, format, and promote our submission, please let us know at [email protected]

We'll be working online using Google Docs. You can see the structure and the main points in our very early draft document here. Please feel free to comment on this document. We are also aggregating important links in this document

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The Future Party Space Policy

Falcon_9_COTS_Demo_F1_Launch.jpgThe Future Party is the only party in Australian politics with a Space Policy and vision of the future where we take advantage of the potential rewards of investing in scientific research.

The Future Party Space Policy has been developed to take the best ideas from the Australian Academy of Science (AAS) National Committee for Space Science (NCSS), who have studied it, and who know how best Australia can be a part of it.

The three core ideas of our Space Policy are:

  1. Create an Australian Space Agency, ASTRA
  2. The Woomera launch facility
  3. Adopt expert recommendations from the National Committee for Space Science.
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NSW Greens rent price caps won't work- and might make it harder to rent

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The key to cheaper housing is more supply, not rent controls.

The NSW Greens have demonstrated how differently they see the housing market to the Future Party. Today they have announced policy, including increased rights for renters (good) and rent price increase caps (really, really bad). We've had a generation of Greens councillors preventing redevelopment, which pushes up prices by limiting supply of new housing. Now they want to prevent rental price increases from rising above the rate of inflation.
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