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Tim Wilson

Portrait of Tim Wilson

Tim Wilson is the former Director of Climate Change Policy and the Intellectual Property and Free Trade Unit at the Institute of Public Affairs.

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Health at all costs


How health-first paternalism is promoted by government to corrode choice.

Why the free market produces the best art


Art is for consumption, and when it is designed with the audience in mind it provides a feast. And a cultural feast has been provided by Tasmania's privately run and owned gallery-the Museum of Old and New Art, or MONA. MONA's collection is one of...

New IPA video on local government referendum


The Institute of Public Affairs, Australia's oldest free market think tank, today released a new research video on why the local government referendum deserves to fail. The video is available on YouTube and can be accessed here. "The local...

Consumer-driven competition and business models driving supermarket retail prices down by at least 5%


"Pressure from consumers to increase efficiencies, scale and competition are cutting supermarket retail prices by at least five per cent", said Tim Wilson, Director of the IP and Free Trade Unit at the free market Institute of Public Affairs...

Consumer-driven price cuts through scale


How consumers are driving business models to deliver lower prices and improve convenience and quality.

Related news

Narrow focus confuses intent

Ideas & Liberty | Tim Wilson
The Australian 23rd January, 2014

Instead of cementing human rights as a foundation stone of Australia's liberal democracy, the national curriculum confuses their history and...

Foundation must be principles, not worthy aspirations

Ideas & Liberty and Freedom of Speech | Tim Wilson
Herald Sun 20th December, 2013

It's time to reassert the importance of human rights as universal, consistently-applied principles, not increasingly diluted worthy aspirations. On...

As officialdom tries to dilute them, human rights must be defended

Ideas & Liberty and Freedom of Speech | Tim Wilson
Sydney Morning Herald 19th December, 2013

As the new Human Rights Commissioner I will seek to defend our traditional human rights from a principled position because they are vital to the...

New Commissioner answers critics

Ideas & Liberty and Freedom of Speech | Tim Wilson
Australian Financial Review 19th December, 2013

As Human Rights Commissioner I am looking forward to a constructive working relationship with fellow commissioners to reassert the primacy of...

The building blocks for a free society

Ideas & Liberty and Freedom of Speech | Tim Wilson
The Australian 18th December, 2013

Australia's most fundamental human rights have been diluted over decades. It is time to recognise them as central and essential building blocks for...