Recent publications

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Ten Policies We Need To Hear In This Election Campaign

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

Free market think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs, has today released a list of the top ten policy commitments it wants to see in this election campaign. "While the major party leaders have been moving around the country since early May...

IPA: Reforms to fine recovery laws are a good idea

MEDIA RELEASE | Andrew Bushnell

"The Australian Labor Party's proposal to enforce court-ordered fines through the tax and transfer system is a good idea that deserves widespread support," said Andrew Bushnell, Research Fellow with the free market think tank the Institute of...

Submission to the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Discussion Paper 2016

SUBMISSION | Darcy Allen

The future of many existing and potential Australian small businesses are threatened by thousands of pages of unnecessary red tape at all levels of government. Small businesses spend disproportionate resources understanding and complying with...

South Australian electricity price increases prove the danger of ALP's 50 per cent renewable energy target

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

The decision by South Australia's two leading electricity retailers to significantly increases prices from 1 July, once and for all explodes the myth that more renewables equals lower electricity prices, according to free market think tank the...

Tax, infrastructure and red tape promises put 31,000 Victorian jobs at risk

MEDIA RELEASE | Simon Breheny and Brett Hogan

"Election promises that increase taxes and red tape will have very real consequences for the Victorian economy, leading to job losses and creating uncertainty in the labour market," said Simon Breheny, Director of Policy at the free market think...

Energy Target Madness Will Cost Jobs

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

Today's Victorian Government statement on climate change, which sets out a target of net zero emissions by 2050, is impossible to achieve but will cost at least 5,000 jobs before politicians realise it, according to free market think tank the...

Free Market to ALP: Government Spending and Private Investment Is Not The Same

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

The ALP's Ten Year Plan for Australia's Economy which was released today, confuses government spending with private sector investment according to free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. "A plan for more government debt is not a...

Solar thermal electricity should not get special taxpayer support

MEDIA RELEASE | Brett Hogan

A report in today's Adelaide Advertiser that a US company promoting the construction of a solar thermal tower in Port Augusta, South Australia needs $100 million of taxpayer money as well as Government endorsed purchasing contracts to make the...

Seafood labelling means higher prices and more red tape

MEDIA RELEASE | Daniel Wild

"The New South Wales government's plan to impose country of origin labels on seafood in restaurants will harm competition, raise prices and add to Australia's $176 billion annual cost of red tape," said Daniel Wild, research fellow for free market...

IPA: Minimum wage hike to cost 82,000 jobs

MEDIA RELEASE | Aaron Lane

"Today's decision to increase minimum wages will hurt the hundreds of thousands of Australians currently looking for work," said Aaron Lane, Legal Fellow at free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Fair Work Commission...

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