Federal budget 2017: Scott Morrison says housing 'scalpel' already working

By Eryk Bagshaw, James Massola
Updated April 24 2018 - 9:48pm, first published May 1 2017 - 7:15pm

Treasurer Scott Morrison has seized on a new report that shows house prices in Sydney and Melbourne are slowing to claim regulatory measures to ease Australia's housing affordability crisis are already working.

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