Daniel Wild

Deputy Executive Director

Daniel Wild is Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs, with primary responsibility for delivering the IPA’s research programs.

Daniel has been with the IPA for six years, having previously held the roles of Research Fellow and Director of Research.

Daniel frequently appears in the media to communicate the IPA’s research and analysis, and has published a number of opinion pieces in The Australian, The Daily Telegraph, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Courier Mail, and The Spectator. Daniel also routinely appears on radio and television, including Channel 7, the ABC, Sky News, 2GB, 3AW, and 4BC.

Daniel previously worked at the Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet where he analysed global and domestic macroeconomic policy. Prior to that he held positions at the Commonwealth Department of Finance where he worked on regulatory reform.

Daniel holds an honours qualification in economics and a degree in international studies from the University of Adelaide, and is currently undertaking a Master of Business Administration at the Melbourne Business School.

Temporary Win For West Australian Farmers As Red Tape Assault Pushed Back
28 June 2023

Temporary Win For West Australian Farmers As Red Tape Assault Pushed Back

“The announcement today from the Western Australian Government that it will push back the implementation of sections of its new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act is an admission of the substantial impact it will have on local communities,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The IPA, which is continuing its research tour throughout the Great
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Daniel Wild Discussing Agricultural Tape From Katanning WA On Sky News Australia
26 June 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing Agricultural Tape From Katanning WA On Sky News Australia

On June 26, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Peta Credlin to discuss agricultural red tape and regulation and how it affects the farming industry. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Peta Credlin: Well, that’s got a story that
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IPA Tour Of South-West Western Australia To Discuss Impact Of Red Tape On Farming Communities
26 June 2023

IPA Tour Of South-West Western Australia To Discuss Impact Of Red Tape On Farming Communities

“Western Australia does the heavy lifting on behalf of the nation when it comes to agriculture and resources, yet is increasingly burdened with productivity killing red tape, which is set to be made worse with the commencement of cultural heritage laws,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This week, the IPA will visit Katanning,
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Prime Minister Deceptive On Voice To Parliament Powers
22 June 2023

Prime Minister Deceptive On Voice To Parliament Powers

“The Prime Minister’s deceptive claims that the Voice will merely be an advisory body carries no weight, contradicts his previous statements, and lacks any factual basis given the established role and powers of the High Court,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This morning, the Prime Minister referred to the Attorney General’s second reading
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice Is Not Recognition
16 June 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice Is Not Recognition

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discuss the deliberate conflation of the voice with indigenous recognition – they are two unrelated and separate matters. Tony also shares his perspective on plummeting support for the Victorian Liberal Party, as well as the importance
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Daniel Wild On How Divisive The Calma-Langton Model For The Voice Will Be on 2GB
16 June 2023

Daniel Wild On How Divisive The Calma-Langton Model For The Voice Will Be on 2GB

On June 16, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Ben Fordham to discuss new analysis of the Calma-Langton report and what it tells us about the potential operation of the proposed Voice to Parliament. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the
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Peter Dutton To Address IPA Members In Sydney
14 June 2023

Peter Dutton To Address IPA Members In Sydney

“The Institute of Public Affairs looks forward to welcoming Peter Dutton, who will address members at a time of growing national division and economic uncertainty, as the community looks to Canberra for leadership,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. On 7 July 2023, the Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Peter Dutton MP will
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Research Into Housing Shortages on 3AW Mornings
13 June 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Research Into Housing Shortages on 3AW Mornings

On June 13, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discussed IPA research into housing shortages on 3AW mornings with Neil Mitchell. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Neil Mitchell: Now, this issue of housing, there’s a housing crisis. We’ve talked
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Mass Migration Induced Housing Shortage
13 June 2023

Mass Migration Induced Housing Shortage

“Every Australian should have the opportunity to own their own home, yet the surge in demand from unplanned migration growth will make housing even less affordable for both Australians and new migrants alike,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. New research released today from the IPA estimates the Federal Government’s unplanned rise in net
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice Debate Being Rigged
2 June 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice Debate Being Rigged

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discuss the latest attempt by fake fact checkers to censor debate on the Voice. And Tony shares his unique perspective on the evolving situation in Ukraine.  Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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