CFMEU national secretary Zach Smith: ‘We need a super profits tax to build public housing’

October 12, 2023

Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union national secretary Zach Smith addresses the national Housing Justice Summit. Smith explained the CFMEU's campaign for a super profits tax to build public and community housing.

He also addressed housing activists questions about whether “Green Bans” or “Black Bans” could be put on public housing estates that are under threat of demolition.

The Housing Justice Summit, organised by Action for Public Housing, brought together hundreds of housing activists from across the country to discuss people-first solutions.

The summit was supported by many housing campaign groups including Anti-Poverty Network (South Australia), Save Barak Beacon, South East Queensland Union of Renters, University of Sydney Student Representative Council, National Union of Students “Get a Room” Campaign, Antipoverty Centre (New South Wales), Renters and Housing Union (Victoria) and more.

This video was produced by Action for Public Housing.

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