Wealth inequality driven by rising housing prices, not 'bank of mum and dad': Productivity Commission

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated December 6 2021 - 9:28pm, first published 1:00pm
New research from the Productivity Commission has shown rising housing prices are contributing more to inequality compared with inheritance. Picture: Shutterstock

The bank of mum and dad is not a major driving factor of growing inequality in Australia, productivity research has shown.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.