Media Releases

IPA Welcomes PM Support For Inquiry Into 18C
28 October 2016

IPA Welcomes PM Support For Inquiry Into 18C

The free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs today welcomed the Prime Minister’s comment that a parliamentary inquiry into section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 would be a “reasonable” way of having an “open and calm, cool discussion of the issues” relating to freedom of speech. The Prime Minister on 3AW this morning said that the
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The Culture Of Freedom: New Book By Dr Kevin Donnelly AM
27 October 2016

The Culture Of Freedom: New Book By Dr Kevin Donnelly AM

The Institute of Public Affairs Foundations of Western Civilisation Program aims to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing many of the liberties enjoyed by members of our society. How can we understand other cultures if we do not have a firm grasp of our own? This is the question both posed
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Get More Cops On The Beat To Stop Violent Crime Wave
7 July 2016

Get More Cops On The Beat To Stop Violent Crime Wave

“The recent spate of cars being set on fire across Cranbourne illustrates the urgent need to reinvest some of Victoria’s criminal justice spending in the police force. This is the best way to stop violent crime,” said Daniel Wild, Research Fellow with the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. The recent car arsons come on top of
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New Australia Day Poll: We Love Australia
24 January 2016

New Australia Day Poll: We Love Australia

A new poll conducted exclusively for the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs shows Australians hold overwhelmingly patriotic views. The poll was featured in the Herald Sun this morning. “Australia is a great country – and Australians agree. They are proud to be Australian, proud of our past and love celebrating Australia Day,” says James Paterson, Deputy Executive Director
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