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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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Mainstream Australians Overwhelmingly Support Free Speech

A new poll of 1,038 Australians commissioned by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has found that Australians overwhelmingly support freedom of speech, according to new polling commissioned by…

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Interest On Australia’s Massive Debt To Cost $64 Billion Per Year By 2030

Interest payments on Commonwealth debt could become the third-largest spending item in just 10 years, behind only health and income support for seniors, according to new research from free market…

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New Green Jobs A Myth: IPA Research

The renewable energy sector does not provide a realistic alternative to jobs in the agricultural, mining, and manufacturing sectors which would be put at risk by a net zero emissions…

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High Court To Decide On Peter Ridd Free Speech Case

The Institute of Public Affairs has today welcomed the historic judgement of the High Court in the case of James Cook University (JCU) v Peter Ridd, which has given Dr…

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653,600 Jobs At Risk From Net Zero Emissions Target: IPA Report

Coal miners, farmers, and steel and iron workers hold the majority of the 653,600 jobs which could be destroyed by the adoption of a net zero emissions target in Australia,…

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