Built on the backs of first home buyers

First home buyer grants were never made to help young home owners, only to give the economy a growth injection. In the process, it's flailed their chances of being able to buy a house in the first place.

Last week, several newspapers ran a story in which the Labor Opposition criticised the New South Wales Liberal government because the number of first home buyers had plunged after the first home owner’s grant was ended for existing homes.

A photo of acting Opposition leader Linda Burney looking out sternly and sincerely accompanied the article, as she intoned in The Sydney Morning Herald's text that the Liberals had abandoned first home buyers:


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