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Bill Too Vague To Protect Religious Freedom

The Institute of Public Affairs today warned the federal government’s revised Religious Discrimination Bill will fail to address the fundamental threats to religious liberty in Australia contained in state anti-discrimination…

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John Roskam To End His Term As Executive Director Of The IPA

John Roskam, the Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs, announced today to IPA members that after 17 years he will conclude his term as Executive Director in June…

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Daniel Andrews’ Pandemic Bill An Unprecedented Attack On Democracy

The Victorian Premier and his officials would be given dictatorial power if its proposed Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Pandemic Management) Bill 2021 passes through parliament, according to a new…

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Parliament Must Not Permanently Sign Away The Rights Of Victorians

The Institute of Public Affairs has today expressed its alarm at the Victorian Government’s proposal to give itself permanent draconian emergency pandemic powers through provisions contained in the Public Health…

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Vaccine Mandates On Victorian Parliamentarians Unconstitutional: IPA

The Institute of Public Affairs has today expressed its alarm at the bipartisan, anti-democratic, and unconstitutional motions passed in the Victorian Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly to exclude any elected…

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Peter Ridd’s Fight For Real Science Is Not Over

Photo: Cameron Laird The Institute of Public Affairs has expressed its dismay at the High Court of Australia’s judgment in the case of Ridd v James Cook University which found that…

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Net Zero Hits Regional Workers Three Times As Hard: IPA Report

A worker in an electorate represented by the National Party is over three times more likely to lose their job than a worker in an electorate represented by the Liberal…

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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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