Articles by Michael Matusik

Michael Matusik

Michael is director of independent property advisory Matusik Property Insights. He is independent, perceptive and to the point; has helped over 550 new residential developments come to fruition and writes his insightful Matusik Missive

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A Bigger Bum on Seats – what’s ahead for Australia’s population

The other day we have covered Australia’s population growth, and today we look at population projections. But first, let’s do a quick count. There are 24.127 million people living in Australia. A quick breakdown is as follows: New South Wales 7.725 million people or 32% total Victoria 6.068 million people or 25% total Queensland 4.844 million…

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Bums on seats – what’s really happening to Australia’s population

Three minute read.  When looking at population action, it appears that it is all now happening in Victoria and New South Wales. Last year, Victoria attracted 36% of Australia’s population growth, followed by New South Wales with 33%. Queensland got a 20% share and Western Australia just 8%. These four states account for 97% of…

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Wake up Australia!

The problem facing the Australian economy in 2017 is the absurd ‘official’ measurement of unemployment. The true level of real unemployment and under-employment is under-reported. This is having a major impact on our policy settings and shows just how divorced our politicians have become from the reality.  The same sentiment applies to the Reserve Bank…