Stamp duty concessions for apartments have helped stoke development activity in other states. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Industry reignites stamp duty debate

Property industry bodies have entered the state election fray, with both the Urban Development Institute of Australia and the Property Council of Australia lobbying for stamp duty concessions and planning reform to boost housing affordability.


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Gooseberry Hill
I'd like to see stamp duty either removed or significantly reduced for the over 65's to encourage downsizing and thereby stimulate that segment of the market. At present, I imagine many would be downsizers are deterred.

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