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Chicken Little Propaganda Dressed Up As Science

The Bureau of Meteorology and the CSIRO have delivered their ­biennial dose of depression about the climate, but their report ignores a slew of positive environmental changes. The Bureau of…

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Federal Government Funding Attack On $100B In Vital Resources Projects During Energy Crisis

“At the beginning of Australia’s Great Energy Crisis, and during a world gas shortage, we need to be developing affordable resources to ensure families can afford their energy bills and…

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Voters Must Say No To Labor’s Naïve Plan To Make Victoria Nearly Totally Reliant On Green Energy By 2035

While the Coalition want to increase gas supply and combat ever-climbing electricity prices, Labor have presented voters with a plan to turn back the clock and – for one –…

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Victoria’s Election Free-for-all

Government debt has grown to such an extent that both sides of politics seem to believe that a bit more of both won’t matter much in the overall scheme of…

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Australian Farmers Critical To National Security

Having flown to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (Cop 27) in Egypt, Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen has been at pains to point out the Albanese government’s commitment to…

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Suss-tainable Cuisine

Cover by Sarah Dudley, illustration by Ben Davis Now Marxism is on the menu On a recent Qantas flight from Sydney to Melbourne, I opened the inflight magazine and after…

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Cut The Fat In The Curriculum

The recent release of the 2022 NAPLAN results were met with a collective sigh of relief from governments and the education sector after the doomsday prediction of students suffering significant…

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Australian Universities Risk Giving The Game Away To China In The Uphill Battle To Defend Our National Security

We face an ongoing struggle to defend our national security against malicious foreign actors, but there is little point if Australian universities are leaving themselves open to the theft of…

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Inflation cost Australian households $7,800 over past year

“The impact of inflation is making it harder for Australian families to make ends meet and this hit to household budgets is only going to grow as inflation rates continue…

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Australia’s Rising Cost Of Living Challenge

Australia is rapidly entering a new economic era of high inflation, high and rising interest rates, intense cost of living pressures, and heavily constrained government budgets ladened with high and…

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Urgent Action Needed To Fix Australia’s Emerging Incarceration Crisis

“Australia’s sentencing policies are causing mass-incarceration, imposing significant social and economic costs on the community, and not delivering the justice outcomes we deserve,” said Professor Mirko Bagaric, the Dean of…

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Australia’s Emerging Incarceration Crisis: Proposed Reforms Of The Australian Sentencing System

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) has taken a lead role in providing empirically-grounded reform proposals for the criminal justice system, with a strong focus on reducing incarceration numbers. The…

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