Opinion

Simon Cowan | The Coalition can create generational voting change by owning the housing affordability issue

Simon Cowan
July 1 2023 - 5:30am
The centre-right should own the issue of housing affordability so thoroughly we have a mortgage on it.
The centre-right should own the issue of housing affordability so thoroughly we have a mortgage on it.

Australia's centre-right political movement is in trouble. This may have seemed obvious from the fact that the Coalition lost elections in Queensland, the ACT and the Northern Territory in 2020, was smashed in Western Australia in 2021, lost government in South Australia and was soundly beaten in Victoria in 2022, and lost government in NSW in 2023.

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Simon Cowan

Simon Cowan

Canberra Times columnist

Simon Cowan is research director at the Centre for Independent Studies and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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