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IPA Wins Fight For Freedom Of Speech On Campus

The Institute of Public Affairs has secured a victory in the fight for freedom of speech on campus. Today, the Queensland University of Technology Student Guild made an unreserved apology…

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ABC Spends Millions Promoting Itself

A freedom of information request undertaken by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has revealed that the ABC has spent a record $7.2 million on advertising from…

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Lockdowns Don’t Work

With over 12 million Australians now living under lockdown, IPA Director of Policy Gideon Rozner implored all politicians in Australia to abandon lockdown policies and commit to alternative ways of…

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Talking Class Divides Australians

A small but influential ‘Talking class’ has undermined Australia’s egalitarian society by using the institutions they run as vehicles to promote their interests at the expense of ‘Doers’ – mainstream…

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Total Australian State And Federal Government Debt To Double To $2trn

The following is an amended version of an article from today’s Australian Financial Review. A link to the original article is accessible at the end of this post. Analysis by…

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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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