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Per Capita is an independent, progressive think tank dedicated to building a new vision for Australia with original ideas backed by hard evidence.
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Per Capita Sep 17
"When they kick the unemployed, they are kicking the insecurely employed - and the securely employed are next in line." With the govt announcing a return to mutual obligations including Work for the Dole today, 's latest is a must-read:
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Young Labor for Full Employment Sep 17
Let’s use every opportunity we have to provide secure employment with a good wage and fair conditions.
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Per Capita Sep 17
The latest from : instead of bringing more vulnerable workers into an exploitative industry, let's turn farmwork into secure, safe and sustainable employment.
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Per Capita Sep 15
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You can read the full Per Capita Tax Survey 2020 here:
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Per Capita Sep 15
"The long-running tax survey by progressive think tank Per Capita shows almost half of all respondents back the use of government debt to rebuild the economy." And we're going to KEEP working to shift the narrative on public borrowing.
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Michael Tull Sep 15
The annual survey is a big deal for those of us who care about good policy and good outcomes for the community. Some striking findings in this years edition...
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Per Capita Sep 15
NEW: The tenth annual Per Capita Tax Survey surveyed the public before AND after . We found: Appreciation of public services is ⬆️ Support for public debt is ⬆️ A large majority want JobSeeker permanently ⬆️ Support for Stage 3 tax cuts is ⬇️
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Per Capita Sep 8
Scott Morrison & Josh Frydenberg's tax plan was always unequal and unfair. And if the Stage 3 tax cuts are brought forward to this year, these pictures will be complete. Handing thousands to the rich just as hits the rest of us hard? Doesn't seem fair.
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Per Capita Sep 7
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Per Capita Sep 7
Did you miss our new report with , ? You can read a quick summary by on now:
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Per Capita Sep 6
What has COVID-19 revealed about Australia, and about Scott Morrison and his government? tackles that huge question in the new Quarterly Essay, out now, and also in conversation with on 28 September. RSVP here:
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Per Capita Sep 2
There’s one area of social infrastructure that all agree pays dividends now and well into the future: education. It's time to invest heavily in public schools, argues in her latest column:
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Per Capita Sep 1
How do we rebuild our society and economy after COVID-19? What kind of country do we want to be? That's the question we ask in WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? - and is just one of the star writers and thinkers to offer an answer. Out 29/9. Preorder today:
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Per Capita Aug 31
OUT TODAY: Our new report charts the long journey towards proper superannuation for women, the inequities women still face today, and the gendered impacts of the government's early access scheme. Read it here:
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Per Capita Aug 31
NEW REPORT: This govt's response to has widened the super gender gap to a chasm as young women excluded from emptied their super instead. How to fix it? looks through the generations of women's super for answers:
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Per Capita Aug 30
Next week, with , we're asking if the Labor Party can and should be reformed. With Anna Burke from the ALP Right and from the ALP Left on the panel with ALP historian , it's going to be a stirring discussion! RSVP:
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Per Capita Aug 27
This is a great overview of how is exposing the cracks in the employment services system: Quotes our resident expert and draws from our recent report Redesigning Employment Services After COVID-19:
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Victorian Public Tenants Association Aug 24
Great to hear speaking to about the importance of specifically . “It’s the holy trinity of social policy: health, housing and education.”
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Melbourne University Publishing Aug 24
Long before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the global economy, a reset to serve the wellbeing of people and the planet was plainly needed. In WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? Australia's most respected experts chart the way forward Out 29 September. Pre-order today: 
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Everybody's Home Aug 23
Join us tonight at 7.30 to hear about the value of social housing and its challenges from people who are fighting the good fight Register here
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