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Over Half Of The Labour Force Still Reliant On Government

Analysis by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs reveals that in June 52.1% of the Australian labour force were either directly employed by Commonwealth and state governments…

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Small Business And Jobs Smashed By COVID-19 Lockdowns

Analysis by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs of recently released data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals that over 230,000 small businesses are expected to…

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IPA Welcomes Review Into University Free Speech Code Implementation

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has welcomed the announcement by Education Minister Dan Tehan that former Deakin University Vice-Chancellor Sally Walker will review the implementation of…

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ABC Enforces Divisive Identity Politics In Leaked Document

An internal ABC document obtained by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has exposed the divisive identity politics that is being forced onto mainstream Australians by the…

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Stage 4 A $3.17 Billion Hit Per Week To The Victorian Economy

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has estimated that Stage 4 restrictions imposed by the Victorian Government will hit Gross State Product by $3.17 billion per week….

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Ridd Case: IPA Welcomes Historic High Court Appeal

The Institute of Public Affairs has welcomed the announcement that Dr Peter Ridd will appeal the judgement in the case of James Cook University (JCU) v Peter Ridd to the…

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Poll: Mainstream Australians Support Statues Of Captain Cook

“The stark divide between mainstream Australians and the those who seek to use identity politics as a vehicle to divide Australians has been made clear yet again with a new…

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IPA Welcomes National Cabinet Move To Cut Green Tape

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has congratulated the National Cabinet for agreeing to a single touch approvals process under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act….

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Young Australians Smashed By COVID Economic Hit

In today’s Economic and Fiscal Update, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced that $270 billion in deficits will see Commonwealth gross debt grow to $850 billion by the middle of next year….

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Ridd Case: Federal Court Delivers Devastating Blow To Free Speech In Australia

The Institute of Public Affairs has expressed its dismay at the judgement in the case of James Cook University (JCU) v Peter Ridd, in which the Federal Court of Australia…

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Victoria Police Potentially Acted Unlawfully In Allowing Black Lives Matter Protest: Legal Advice

Legal advice prepared by Stuart Wood AM QC on 2 July and requested by the Institute of Public Affairs about the legality of the decision of Victoria Police to refuse…

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EPBC Act Review: Jobs Win Over Litigious Green Activists

“The recommendations of the interim report of the Independent Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) puts mainstream Australians ahead of inner-city green groups,” said…

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