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: Australia Must Believe In Itself
14 February 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Must Believe In Itself

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Institute of Public Affairs’ Distinguished Fellow, Tony Abbott, joins IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild to discuss the threats and challenges facing the western world. Plus, Tony shares his thoughts on the recent ABC documentary, Nemesis, and reflects on his time in office. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Labor’s ‘Tax Cuts For The Teals’ Gift Coalition Golden Opportunity To Win Over Small Businesses, Families With A Comprehensive Reform Agenda
7 February 2024

Labor’s ‘Tax Cuts For The Teals’ Gift Coalition Golden Opportunity To Win Over Small Businesses, Families With A Comprehensive Reform Agenda

In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into Australia’s present cost of living crisis. The Opposition must strike now to win over the millions of Labor voters who are now open to voting Liberal in the wake of the Voice referendum, writes Daniel Wild. With federal parliament returning this week, many have rightly pointed out the
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Australians Deserve Full Covid-19 Response Royal Commission
1 February 2024

Australians Deserve Full Covid-19 Response Royal Commission

“Australians are entitled to nothing less than a comprehensive royal commission into the disastrous federal and state government response to Covid-19 pandemic, however the current inquiry is nothing more than a protection racket for key government officials,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This morning at 8.30am AEDT, the IPA’s Daniel Wild and Morgan
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Can No Voters Find Their Voice?
31 January 2024

Can No Voters Find Their Voice?

The Coalition could now connect with socially conservative and blue-collar voters who said ‘NO’ to the Voice, finds IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild. The defeat of the Voice to Parliament was a victory for the Australian way of life and will be remembered as a proud day in our nation’s history. It shows Australians believe Australia is a great
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Day Is For All Australians
25 January 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Day Is For All Australians

See below for show notes: Happy Australia Day, and welcome to the first episode of season 3! Former Prime Minister and distinguished fellow of the Institute of Public Affairs Tony Abbott shares his unique perspective on Australia Day, why big corporations seem to always side with the elites, and why 2024 will be a critical year for the future of
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Elitist Bullies At Woolies
25 January 2024

Elitist Bullies At 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. Big Business is way out of touch with ordinary Australians Entirely missing the lesson from their shellacking in the Voice to parliament referendum, the usual suspects of activists and Australia’s big corporates have continued their
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Daniel Wild Discussing Stage Three Tax Cuts On Mornings ABC Adelaide – 16 January 2024
16 January 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing Stage Three Tax Cuts On Mornings ABC Adelaide – 16 January 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined David Bevan on ABC Adelaide Mornings to discuss IPA research to discuss the stage three tax cuts and why they are necessary to help alleviate Australians’ cost of living pressures. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript
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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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