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Brett Hogan

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Director of Research

Brett Hogan is the Director of Research. He has over 20 years' experience in public policy and communications, specialising in energy, small business, innovation, employment and trade.

Brett is a former Senior Adviser and Chief of Staff to a Victorian Government Cabinet Minister, and previously the Director of Communications for the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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IPA: South Australia Has No One Left To Blame

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

Last night's partial blackout in South Australia is only a small taste of things to come, according to free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. "About the only person the South Australian Government hasn't blamed for the outcome of...

Submission To The Senate Economics Committee Inquiry Into The Superannuation -Objective- Bill 2016 -Provisions-

SUBMISSION | Brett Hogan

Policymakers shouldn't be asking how the superannuation system can better support government spending, or more stringently punish those who seek to take care of themselves. It should be about how our society can encourage more people to take...

Australians don't want higher power bills from forced coal closures

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

Nearly 50% of Australians would disapprove of the closure of coal-fired power plants if electricity prices were to increase by between 4 and 10 per cent the following year, according to a new survey conducted by Galaxy Research for free market...

Construction Industry Legislation Passage a Great Result

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

The passage through Parliament of a Bill to reconstitute the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) is a great result for employers and workers in the construction industry, as well as for the consumers who buy their products,...

Senate coal committee report a sellout

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

The interim report of the Senate Environment and Communications Committee Inquiry into the retirement of coal-fired power stations is a short-sighted, ideologically motivated document, according to free market think tank the Institute of Public...

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Federal spending a dangerous drug of dependence

Economics & Deregulation | Brett Hogan
Australian Financial Review 22nd September, 2016

While the deal struck last week between the government and opposition to get $6.3 billion of savings over four years through the Parliament is...

Energy ministers need to facilitate, not limit, consumer choices

Energy | Brett Hogan
Australian Financial Review 19th August, 2016

As the nation's Energy Ministers prepare for Friday's meeting in Canberra to discuss how to "ensure energy markets remain stable and secure" it...

Brexit: Bruised egos will heal, trading relationships will endure

Economics & Deregulation | Brett Hogan
Lowy Interpreter 29th June, 2016

This article was written by John Roskam and Brett Hogan Brexit's victory in last Thursday's referendum may very well have been a surprise for the...

Brexit would be good for the UK and good for Europe

Ideas & Liberty | Brett Hogan
Lowy Interpreter 22nd June, 2016

This article was written by Brett Hogan and John Roskam. This week's referendum on whether the UK remains with, or leaves, the EU is primarily...

Super rich tax is coming for you

Economics & Deregulation | Brett Hogan
Daily Telegraph 12th May, 2016

The government and Opposition have been justifying their superannuation policies by claiming their targets are "only" the top 1 or 4 per cent....