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''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
The Liberal Party of Robert Menzies wanted all Australians to own their own home. The Liberal Party of Malcolm Turnbull wants us all to be landlords. The times, they are a-changin’.
Australia’s longest-serving prime minister set out, quite deliberately, to give young people a physical and financial stake in the country. Menzies saw housing as a way to ensure that the young were, quite literally, invested in Australia’s future. He knew that people with 25-year mortgages would be more likely to go to work, pay their bills and vote conservative. At a time when Australia was involved in the Cold War, and when riots were common in the United Kingdom and the United States, Menzies also saw widespread home ownership as an effective way to stave off “revolutionary tendencies”.