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James Paterson

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Deputy Executive Director

James Paterson is a former Deputy Executive Director. Previously, he served as Editor of the IPA Review and Director of Development and Communications. James has appeared on ABC's Q&A, Sky News, ABCNews24, 774 Melbourne and 3AW. James' research and analysis has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Herald Sun, The Courier Mail, The Spectator and Quadrant.

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New Australia Day poll: We love Australia

MEDIA RELEASE | James Paterson

A new poll conducted exclusively for the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs shows Australians hold overwhelmingly patriotic views. The poll was featured in the Herald Sun this morning. "Australia is a great country - and...

Australia Day poll factsheet

MEDIA RELEASE | James Paterson

A new poll conducted exclusively for the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs shows Australians hold overwhelmingly patriotic views. The poll was featured in the Herald Sun this morning.

Generous benefits for public servants revealed in new report

MEDIA RELEASE | James Paterson

Australian Public Service employees enjoy significantly better working conditions and pay than private sector employees, according to a new report released today by the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. The new report,...

Driving a soft bargain

OCCASIONAL PAPER | James Paterson

All current Australian Public Service Enterprise Agreements have a nominal expiry date of 30 June 2014, and are currently in the bargaining stage for the next suite of agreements. This report examines the APS Agreements of the Top 10 Commonwealth...

IPA recognised in prestigious international award for work against carbon tax

MEDIA RELEASE | James Paterson

The Institute of Public Affairs' work to defeat the carbon tax in Australia has been recognised as one of six finalists in the prestigious international Templeton Freedom Award in Washington D.C. last night. The Templeton Freedom Award, which...

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Labor should back Turnbull to end book import restrictions

Economics & Deregulation | James Paterson
The Australian 4th December, 2015

The sixth major review in three decades has again recommended restrictions on the importation of books be abolished. The Harper competition review...

Malcolm Turnbull must live up to his promise

Ideas & Liberty | James Paterson
The Australian 1st October, 2015

Malcolm Turnbull's first press conference as Prime Minister struck the right rhetorical note: he promised to lead a "thoroughly Liberal government...

Should Labor cut ties with unions?

Work Reform and Productivity Unit | James Paterson
Daily Telegraph 16th July, 2015

Union control of the Australian Labor Party is a significant obstacle to economic reform and will remain so as long as unions enjoy special legal...

No place for laws aimed at race

Ideas & Liberty | James Paterson
The Australian 16th April, 2015

The idea all people are equal and must not be divided by their race, their religion or their gender is the legacy of liberal democracy and the...

Liberals shouldn't have abandoned their principles

Governance & Service Provision | James Paterson
The Age 2nd December, 2014

Losing government after one term is a tragedy for Victorian Liberals. But they should be even more disappointed that they didn't use the four years...