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How woke bureaucrats used the corona crisis to cancel women

While two-thirds of this country’s population is currently locked up at home and deprived of its fundamental freedoms, unelected bureaucrats in the federal Health Department operating under the cover of...
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Yes, We Have An Inequality Problem Between The Public And Private Sectors

In an interview with the American socialist Jacobin Magazine this month, Greens leader Adam Bandt spoke about a growing inequality crisis. When asked what the pandemic has revealed about Australian society, Bandt observed...
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New Book – Die Laughing: The Biography of Bill Leak

Buy Die Laughing The Institute of Public Affairs is thrilled to announce the launch of Die Laughing: The Biography of Bill Leak by Fred Pawle. Die Laughing is about the...
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Health Costs Of Sacrificing Livelihoods

The COVID-19 myth that’s done the most harm is that ‘it’s about lives versus the economy’. This ignores the connection between unemployment and reduced life expectancy. Of all the myths...
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Australians Are Suffering From Excessive COVID Lockdowns

The political class that has dreamed up and enforced restrictions has been largely insulated from the consequences. When you think about all the twisted, horrible ideas that so-called progressives have...
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Economic Growth Figures Mask The Real Pain Of Australians Under Lockdown

Australia’s headline economic numbers do not reflect the economic and social hardship of many Australians currently enduring lockdowns. The thousands of Australians who have had their jobs and businesses destroyed...
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Victorian Anti-Vilification Laws Are Section 18C On Steroids

Proposals from the Victorian government to dramatically expand the state's anti-vilification laws are an unprecedented attack on freedom of speech according to the free market think tank the Institute of Public...
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Regions To Bear Brunt Of Feel-Good Emissions Target

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that Australia would "not achieve net zero [emissions] in the cafes, dinner parties and wine bars of our inner cities", Rather, "it...
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Why a move to home quarantine is long overdue

For those stuck in their umpteenth lockdown – despair not! It seems that after 18 months of working from home, someone in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has finally found a...
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Beware the Technocratic Virus Spreading Through Our Parliaments

The word “unprecedented” has been thrown around almost without a thought over the past 18 months. But from lockdowns and border closures to the single largest peacetime budget line item—JobKeeper...
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Minister On The Right Course

Make no mistake. The new National Curriculum which the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is attempting to impose on Australian children has nothing to do with education, and…

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Retreat At Last From Zero-Covid

A few days ago Australians got as much of an acknowledgement of the failure of the country’s always-doomed-to-fail “zero-COVID” strategy as they’re ever likely to get. On Monday on these…

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