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.

Culture Wars Are There To Be Won
19 October 2023

Culture Wars Are There To Be Won

In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Voice to Parliament. The IPA has been researching the consequences a potential Voice to Parliament would have to the political freedom, liberty, and equality of Australians since the Uluru Statement of the Heart was first being drafted. People want politicians to defend their values
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No Vote A Victory For The Australian Way Of Life
14 October 2023

No Vote A Victory For The Australian Way Of Life

Statement from Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs Today is a proud day in the history of Australia. The result makes clear an overwhelming majority of Australians, from all walks of life, have rejected entrenching racial division in our nation’s founding document. Australians voted ‘No’ because they did not want our nation to be permanently
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Tony’s Pitch To Australia On The Voice
5 October 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Tony’s Pitch To Australia On The Voice

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 successes and achievements of the Abbott government on the 10-year anniversary of the 2013 victory; the failure and legacy of the Daniel Andrews premiership; and Tony provides his unique assessment of the risks that
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IPA Research Confirms $40 Billion Indigenous Spend Claim Correct
26 September 2023

IPA Research Confirms $40 Billion Indigenous Spend Claim Correct

“One of the most insidious features of the referendum campaign has been the repeated claims of ‘fact-checking’ by the political class, media, and elites to silence the views and opinions of mainstream Australians they disagree with,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. On Sunday 24 September 2023, presenters on Channel Ten’s The Project cited
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New Data: Record Migration To Worsen Housing Crisis
12 September 2023

New Data: Record Migration To Worsen Housing Crisis

“Australians must brace for even further increases in the cost of housing and rents as the federal government’s record, unplanned migration intake arrives without any plan to build the number of homes needed,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed that: “The surge in
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice The Downfall Of Corporates
7 September 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice The Downfall Of Corporates

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 commercial and political division caused by Qantas’ cozy relationship with the federal government. Tony also shares his unique perspective on current polling which has the No case ahead, and the future of Australia’s energy
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Daniel Wild On International Student Intake Pressure On Rents ABC Illawarra – 4 September 2023
4 September 2023

Daniel Wild On International Student Intake Pressure On Rents ABC Illawarra – 4 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, joined Nick Rheinberger on ABC Illawarra Mornings to discuss the pressure caused by the federal government’s unplanned, record high international student intake that alone is costing approximately up to $1,040 per household per year. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases from
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Daniel Wild On Rental Prices And Effect Of International Student Intake ABC FNQ – 4 September 2023
4 September 2023

Daniel Wild On Rental Prices And Effect Of International Student Intake ABC FNQ – 4 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, joined Adam Stephen on ABC Far North Queensland to discuss the pressure caused by the federal government’s unplanned, record high international student intake that alone is costing approximately up to $1,040 per household per year. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases
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Rents Up $1,000 A Year Due To Unplanned, Record Increase In International Students Intake
4 September 2023

Rents Up $1,000 A Year Due To Unplanned, Record Increase In International Students Intake

“Australians already facing a cost-of-living crisis are set to suffer further as the federal government’s unplanned, record increase in the international student intake drives rents even higher making housing less affordable,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases from 2005-2023,
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IPA Poll: Attitude To The Voice In Tasmania
30 August 2023

IPA Poll: Attitude To The Voice In Tasmania

Tasmanians are forming a consensus around a ‘No’ vote at the forthcoming referendum, because they do not, in the main, believe the Voice will lead to better outcomes for Indigenous Australians, and that not enough information has been provided on the Voice to Parliament. The leaning of Tasmanians’ vote is heavily aligned with their views on whether the Voice will
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