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.

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Misinformation Smokescreen For Social Breakdown
2 May 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Misinformation Smokescreen For Social Breakdown

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the government’s proposed internet censorship via its misinformation laws, the shortcomings of the government’s Future Made in Australia plan, and Tony shares with us his perspectives on the future on the centre-right in Australia and across the
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Daniel Wild On eSafety Commissioner with Rita Panahi – 17 April 2024
20 April 2024

Daniel Wild On eSafety Commissioner with Rita Panahi – 17 April 2024

The IPA’s research and commentary on “Misinformation” and censorship appears here. On 17 April, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild appeared on The Rita Panahi Show to discuss the IPA’s research into the government’s Nature Positive plan, misinformation, and Australia’s record migration intake. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Sectarian Conflict has no Place in Australia
18 April 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Sectarian Conflict has no Place in Australia

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the tragic stabbings at Bondi, the terrorist attack on a Bishop in Sydney’s south-west, and whether multiculturalism can continue to form the basis of our migration program. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Federal Environment Protection Agency Would Be One-Eyed, Anti-Democratic
18 April 2024

Federal Environment Protection Agency Would Be One-Eyed, Anti-Democratic

“The proposed federal Environment Protection Agency would empower unelected, activist bureaucrats to make decisions in relation to critical resources projects, and greatly diminish the role of elected governments,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This week, the federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek confirmed that the government would proceed with its job destroying Environment Protection
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Daniel Wild On 2GB Drive Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 17 April 2024
17 April 2024

Daniel Wild On 2GB Drive Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 17 April 2024

On 17 April, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Luke Grant on 2GB Drive to discuss IPA analysis on immigration, which shows how record migration levels are exacerbating Australia’s housing shortage. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research Below is a transcript of
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New ABS Data Confirms Monthly Migration Intake Exceded 100,000 For First Time In History
17 April 2024

New ABS Data Confirms Monthly Migration Intake Exceded 100,000 For First Time In History

“New ABS data shows Australia’s migration intake remains out of control, with promises to ‘normalise’ arrivals in tatters. Combined with plummeting housing construction approvals, Australia is being set up for a disaster,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ latest Overseas Arrivals and Departures data shows unplanned mass migration reached
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Daniel Wild Discussing North Central Victoria Regional Tour Credlin Sky News Australia – 9 April 2024
9 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing North Central Victoria Regional Tour Credlin Sky News Australia – 9 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild was on Credlin Sky News Australia to discuss the IPA’s research into the agricultural land use required for renewable energy projects. 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. Peta Credlin: Welcome back. Still to come,
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research WIN News Orange – 8 April 2024
8 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research WIN News Orange – 8 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild was on WIN News Orange to discuss the IPA’s research into Australia’s rapidly growing dependency on welfare. 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. Lincoln Humphries: Experts raising the alarm about the rising amount of
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research Sky News Australia – 8 April 2024
8 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research Sky News Australia – 8 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild on the Bolt Report to the discuss IPA’s research into Australia’s rapidly growing dependency on welfare. 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. Andrew Bolt: Before I get to the news of the day, honestly,
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research 2GB Mornings – 8 April 2024
8 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research 2GB Mornings – 8 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Luke Grant on 2GB Mornings to discuss IPA’s research into Australia’s rapidly growing dependency on welfare. 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. Luke Grant: As I mentioned just a moment or two ago,
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