BALL AND CHAIN: Home ownership is becoming an increasingly marginal investment decision for many Australians. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Affordable housing more delusion than dream

Home ownership and interest rates provide solid point-scoring opportunities for politicians, but the whole narrative is increasingly out of touch with the reality of many working families in Australia.

A long weekend, a campfire and a night sky glittering with stars briefly put me beyond the reach of digital devices, work, and even the news.


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Excellent article with several hometruths. Couple of classic lines eg. "... so we can gather around the glow of a 30 yr mortgage".

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