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$1500 Pay Rise For Victorian Public Servants During Lockdowns

The 2020 lockdowns in Victoria led to a pay rise of $1,500 for the average public servant while the average private sector worker lost $1,200 in wages, according to analysis…

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The IPA Reacts To Morrison’s Bailout Of Andrews Government

IPA Director of Research Daniel Wild today slammed the decision of the federal government to provide further payments to Victorians, saying it will simply encourage more, longer, and heavier lockdowns….

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The IPA’s Reaction To Lockdown Extension

Today is a crushing blow for Victorians. The Andrews government has persisted with a failed and destructive policy by extending the lockdown. IPA Director of Research Daniel Wild made these…

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Lockdown Is Not The Answer

The best domestic and international evidence shows lockdowns do not work, says Daniel Wild. Today, Victoria begins its fourth lockdown. Daniel Wild shared his comments with the media: “The best…

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Mainstream Australians Reject Identity Politics In The Classroom

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has warned that a radical new national curriculum proposed by Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is not supported by mainstream Australians,…

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The Age Of Entitlement Is Back

Tonight’s budget confirms that gross federal government debt will exceed $1 trillion for the first time in Australia’s history. Gross federal government debt is now equal to 45% of GDP,…

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Morrison Government Must Reject Radical New Left-Wing Curriculum

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has called on the Morrison Government to reject the radical new National Curriculum proposed by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting…

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Net Zero Emissions Means Net Zero Jobs

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has warned of humanitarian and economic destruction if the Morrison Government were to adopt a net zero emissions target. “The Coalition’s…

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Monash University Must Stop Censorship On Campus

The Institute of Public Affairs is calling on the Vice-Chancellor of Monash University to stop the censorship of ideas and speech which is taking place at Monash University as a…

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Mainstream Australians Support Jobs Over Emissions Cuts

A new poll of 1,015 Australians commissioned by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has found that Australians believe jobs and economic security are more important than reducing carbon…

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Lockdowns Hit Low-Income Australians Hardest

New research released today by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has found that the bottom fifth of income earners saw over half a million jobs disappear…

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China Emits More Carbon In 16 Days Than Australia Does In One Year

Every 16 days China emits more carbon than Australia does in an entire year, according to new research released today by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs….

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