Brian Parmenter died on 27th April, of leukaemia. He was 76. Brian was a
foundation member of the CoPS group, co-author of the path-breaking ORANI book and a major contributor for 25 years through our first 4 incarnations: at St Kilda
road, at La Trobe, at Uni Melb and the first half of the period at Monash. Read some recollections by Peter Dixon.
Also see Brian's Facebook page
An active area of public policy debate in Australia centres on efficient taxation of property. See the latest thoughts by Centre of Policy
Studies researchers, A/Prof. Jason Nassios and Prof. James Giesecke, in their submission to a Parliament of Victoria Inquiry into this topic