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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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Crime Is Up And So Is The Cost Of Jailing Criminals
6 February 2024

Crime Is Up And So Is The Cost Of Jailing Criminals

In this article, Research Analyst Mia Schlicht contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on criminal justice reform. The duty of our criminal justice system must be to ensure that the community feels safe, is safe, and criminals are effectively punished. Throughout 2023, this was not the reality for many parts of NSW, particularly Sydney, with almost daily reports of violence.
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Government Can’t Have A Stake On Both Sides
3 February 2024

Government Can’t Have A Stake On Both Sides

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero Program. The IPA’s Net Zero Program aims to research the various ways net zero policies negatively affect Australia’s energy security, national security capabilities, and household electricity prices. The emphatic verdict of
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Spare a Thought For Our Self-Made Energy Crisis
1 February 2024

Spare a Thought For Our Self-Made Energy Crisis

In this article, Stephen Wilson contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on Australia’s energy security and its importance to national security. The need to secure Australia’s energy supply could not be more urgent. Not since wartime has the concern for Australia’s energy security been so profound. Australia is on the cusp of an energy crisis, decades in the making. And ripples
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Tax Cuts Reveal Albanese Is Brazen And Cynical
1 February 2024

Tax Cuts Reveal Albanese Is Brazen And Cynical

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 1 February 2024 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication.  It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. After this, the suggestion that now is a good time to start a
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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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Productivity Commission Data Confirms Urgent Need For Criminal Justice Reforms
30 January 2024

Productivity Commission Data Confirms Urgent Need For Criminal Justice Reforms

“The Productivity Commission’s latest prisons data demonstrates governments are not solving the crime crisis, but merely spending record levels of taxpayers’ money on a system which is not fit for purpose and in dire need of reform,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, the Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services 2024 reveals that
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How Government Became Its Own Drag On Productivity
29 January 2024

How Government Became Its Own Drag On Productivity

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 29 January 2024 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication.  It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. If Anthony Albanese wants to do something about the cost of living, he
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The Davos War Against Free Speech Intensifies
29 January 2024

The Davos War Against Free Speech Intensifies

In this article, Director of Law and Policy John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on misinformation laws and how it affects the political freedom of mainstream Australians. If you sit around the kitchen table with the average Australian and ask what their biggest concerns are, they are likely to answer: mortgages, inflation, unaffordable housing, rising energy costs, or
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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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