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.

Elitist Board Tarnishing The Reputation Of Woolies
16 January 2024

Elitist Board Tarnishing The Reputation Of Woolies

In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australians’ attitudes to the involvement of big businesses in politics. Woolworths is trying to pull the wool over the eyes of Australians by asserting its choice to pull Australia Day merchandise from its shelves was a commercial decision. To be sure, its announcement claimed the
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Daniel Wild Detailing IPA Research That Shows Strong Majority Of Australians Support January 26 As Australia Day On FiveAA Mornings – 15 January 2024
15 January 2024

Daniel Wild Detailing IPA Research That Shows Strong Majority Of Australians Support January 26 As Australia Day On FiveAA Mornings – 15 January 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Matthew Pantelis on FiveAA Mornings to discuss IPA research that shows strong majority of Australians support January 26 as Australia Day. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Matthew Pantelis: Daniel Wild from the
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Daniel Wild Detailing IPA Research That Shows Strong Majority Of Australians Support January 26 As Australia Day On 6PR – 15 January 2024
15 January 2024

Daniel Wild Detailing IPA Research That Shows Strong Majority Of Australians Support January 26 As Australia Day On 6PR – 15 January 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Gary Adshead on 6PR Mornings to discuss IPA research that shows strong majority of Australians support January 26 as Australia Day. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Gary Adshead: According to the Institute
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New Poll: Australia Day 2024
15 January 2024

New Poll: Australia Day 2024

This poll of 1,000 Australians was commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. Data for this poll wascollected by marketing research firm Dynata between 27 November and 1 December 2023 androunded to the nearest whole number. Question 1 I am proud to be Australian:
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Poll: 63% Of Australians Support January 26 As Australia Day Despite Relentless Attacks By Elites
15 January 2024

Poll: 63% Of Australians Support January 26 As Australia Day Despite Relentless Attacks By Elites

“Despite the continued campaign of the political class and elites to denigrate and cancel our national day, a strong majority of Australians still support January 26 as Australia Day,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The poll of 1,000 Australians, undertaken by marketing research firm Dynata, found 63% of respondents agreed with the statement
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Daniel Wild On Big Corporations Trying To Cancel Australia Day Mornings 3AW – 12 January 2024
12 January 2024

Daniel Wild On Big Corporations Trying To Cancel Australia Day Mornings 3AW – 12 January 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Heidi Murphy on 3AW Mornings to discuss IPA research on Australians’ attitudes to the involvement of big businesses in politics. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Heidi Murphy: I mentioned before the break
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AEMO CEO Must Be Sacked For Failing To Ensure Affordable, Secure And Reliable Energy Supply
15 December 2023

AEMO CEO Must Be Sacked For Failing To Ensure Affordable, Secure And Reliable Energy Supply

“AEMO’s draft Integrated System Plan demonstrates a total abrogation of its core responsibility to ensure Australians have access to affordable, secure and reliable energy. It makes clear that CEO Daniel Westerman is no longer fit to lead the organisation and must be sacked,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, the Australian Energy
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Renewables Land Use Research On ABC Victoria Country Hour – 14 December 2023
14 December 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Renewables Land Use Research On ABC Victoria Country Hour – 14 December 2023

In this interview, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into land use implications of renewable energy targets on prime agricultural land, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero research program. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview.
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Daniel Wild On Nine NBN News Tamworth Discussing The Land Use Impact Of Net Zero Renewables – 12 December 2023
12 December 2023

Daniel Wild On Nine NBN News Tamworth Discussing The Land Use Impact Of Net Zero Renewables – 12 December 2023

In this interview, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into land use implications of renewable energy targets on prime agricultural land, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero research program. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview.
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Daniel Wild On ABC Breakfast Riverland Discussing The Land Use Impact Of Net Zero Renewables – 12 December 2023
12 December 2023

Daniel Wild On ABC Breakfast Riverland Discussing The Land Use Impact Of Net Zero Renewables – 12 December 2023

In this interview, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into land use implications of renewable energy targets on prime agricultural land, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero research program. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview.
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