While Immigration Booms, we mustn’t allow `gated communities’ protected by NIMBY activists to stand in the way of Housing Supply – Sourceable, 4 May 2023

See below an link to Article published on Sourceable where Tom Forrest, Chief Executive Officer of Urban Taskforce, looks at the rising tension between NIMBYs and YIMBYS and how that is playing out in the current political environment.

Tom also explores the disjunct created by Federal vertical fiscal imbalance, where the Commonwealth shares little of the burden when it comes to immigration numbers, which largely falls to the States. He calls for greater support from the Federal Government to help States deliver the housing supply that a growing Australia desperately needs – outlining how the GST payments could be linked with population growth.

Click here to read the full article on Sourceable.