What's made the news this week? 

Watch (or listen) as Sarah, Nicola and Kevin catch up to discuss the stories that grabbed their attention this week.

1. Replacement to stamp duty saves billions
Australia stands to gain $24.3 billion every year in GDP – Gross Domestic Product – from 2047 if state governments phased out stamp duty replacing it with a broad-based land tax, a new report has found... READ MORE

2. The deadliest backyards of Australia
Australia has quite the reputation for being a locale with deadly, scary wildlife. From crocodiles, poisonous snakes and spiders, to sharks and even birds – we share our home with some pretty dangerous critters… READ MORE

3. Pain for highly leveraged investors
Australian property owners are likely to hold on to their properties longer than they should in a declining market due to the fear of making a loss, new research suggests… READ MORE

4. Home game for footy lovers
YOUR footy code preference may influence where you end up living, new research shows.  The analysis of interstate migration trends over the past 20 years found a significant correlation between where people moved and whether they supported rugby league or AFL… READ MORE

 

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