Dom Talimanidis

Better to Ask For Forgiveness, Not Permission
1 February 2015

Better to Ask For Forgiveness, Not Permission

The abundance of information available to us today would have been unimaginable to people living only twenty years ago. Previous generations found themselves bound to a restricted group of information channels and distribution networks, which were often slow and with limited scope. With the emergence of the internet everything changed. Suddenly, the flow of information and the methods of exchange
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Australia’s Bright Future
1 February 2015

Australia’s Bright Future

An important contribution to the debate about Australia’s future prosperity, The Australian Century—a new book by former Institute of Public Affairs Research Fellow Asher Judah—sets out a roadmap that will ensure we remain a key economic and political actor over the twenty-first century. It is easy for modern Australians to forget just how perilous it was for early Europeans undertaking
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Our Top-Heavy Bureauracy
16 July 2014

Our Top-Heavy Bureauracy

This article from the July 2014 edition of the IPA Review is by Ian Mence Fellow for Entrepreneurship with the IPA, Dom Talimanidis. As far as cuts to the public service go, the 16,500 announced by the Coalition in the recent budget were mild. Yet it didn’t stop the media portraying the cuts as ‘the most severe since the early
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Hollande’s Folly
6 May 2014

Hollande’s Folly

This article from the May 2014 edition of the IPA Review is by Ian Mence Fellow for Entrepreneurship with the IPA, Dom Talimanidis. ‘The problem with socialism’, Margaret Thatcher once said, ‘is you eventually run out of other people’s money.’ And so it seems this has occurred in France, where the socialist experiment implemented by President François Hollande has, only two years
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How Entrepreneurs Fuel Creative Destruction
26 January 2014

How Entrepreneurs Fuel Creative Destruction

This article from the January 2014 edition of the IPA Review is by Ian Mence Fellow for Entrepreneurship at the IPA, Dom Talimanidis. In 1983, Peter Drucker wrote ‘it is [Joseph] Schumpeter who will shape the thinking and inform the questions on economic policy for the rest of this century, if not the next thirty or fifty years.’ George Gilder would agree.
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Let Them Farm
10 October 2012

Let Them Farm

This article from the October 2012 edition of the IPA Review is by Researcher at the IPA, Dom Talimanidis. No one doubts that Australian farmers often do it tough. But their number one enemy is not supermarkets, it is big government. In 2010, many agricultural businesses and households were in a precarious position. The drought saw years of financial reserves
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