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Voice To Parliament Referendum Legislation To Usher In Orwellian Control Of Debate

“The referendum legislation introduced into Parliament today is another attempt to silence debate on the Indigenous-only Voice to Parliament. It is further evidence that the deck is being stacked by…

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Pension Reforms Commencing Today Do Not Go Far Enough To Address Australia’s Worker Shortage

“Pension reforms commencing today still punish age pensioners and veterans who want to work and contribute to the community, and do not go far enough to address Australia’s worker shortage…

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Revenue NSW Fines Debacle Reinforces IPA Call To Cancel All Covid Fines

“Revenue NSW’s decision to waive half the state’s COVID fines is a recognition of the flawed and disproportionate enforcement of lockdowns, which should never have been imposed in the first…

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Race has No Place In the Constitution – MP’s Should Follow Nationals Lead

“The decision by the Nationals to oppose the Voice to Parliament in the foreshadowed referendum demonstrates leadership at a time when Canberra and inner-city elites have never been more enthusiastic…

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Australia’s Campus History Crisis – Erasing The Past, Failing The Future

“History, as a discipline taught in Australian universities, is no longer about a study of the past, it has turned into a woke political project to erase our memory,” said…

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Federal Government Funding Attack On $100B In Vital Resources Projects During Energy Crisis

“At the beginning of Australia’s Great Energy Crisis, and during a world gas shortage, we need to be developing affordable resources to ensure families can afford their energy bills and…

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Inflation cost Australian households $7,800 over past year

“The impact of inflation is making it harder for Australian families to make ends meet and this hit to household budgets is only going to grow as inflation rates continue…

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Urgent Action Needed To Fix Australia’s Emerging Incarceration Crisis

“Australia’s sentencing policies are causing mass-incarceration, imposing significant social and economic costs on the community, and not delivering the justice outcomes we deserve,” said Professor Mirko Bagaric, the Dean of…

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Callide Crisis A Sign Of Things To Come For Our Energy Network

“The shutdown of all the generators at Callide, and the likely blackouts and load-shedding to follow, is a frightening reminder of how fragile Australia’s energy system is thanks to the…

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IPA Welcomes Andrew Leigh’s Sentencing Reforms

“Andrew Leigh is completely right to say that Australia’s incarceration rate is far too high, and that reducing it can deliver significant community wide benefits without compromising community safety,” said…

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IPA Welcomes Peter Dutton’s Culture War Call In Budget Reply

Dr Bella d’Abrera, Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation Program at the Institute of Public Affairs, has today welcomed Peter Dutton’s Budget Reply speech and his statements on Australia’s…

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Voice To Parliament Referendum Must Be Free And Fair For Everyone

“The revelation the Albanese Government hid special financial support for the ‘yes’ campaign for the Voice to Parliament in the Budget is further evidence that the deck is being stacked…

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