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Soccer’s Social Licence Red Card

Depending on your perspective, European football (soccer) is either a poster child for, or a cautionary tale about, unbridled capitalism. Many sporting codes around the world try to level the…

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Don’t Forget The Media’s Part In Our Ongoing Corona Confusion

For the past year, Australians have been told to listen to the experts. Schools were closed, businesses were forced to lay off staff and shut their doors, families were locked…

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Net Zero Emissions Means Net Zero Jobs

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has warned of humanitarian and economic destruction if the Morrison Government were to adopt a net zero emissions target. “The Coalition’s…

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Why We Need A Manufacturing Sector

Since the year 2000 something has gone wrong in Australia. As it happens, this was two years after the old Industry Commission was renamed the Productivity Commission – which is…

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Larrikindred Spirit

The Duke of Edinburgh, who last week sadly passed away at the age of 99, is only now finally getting the widespread respect for a lifetime of service to Queen…

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Crippling Debt, Not Covid, Will Be The Legacy Of 2020

Long after COVID-19 is gone and forgotten, Australians will have an expensive reminder of the disastrous year that was 2020. The legacy of the year of lockdowns will be the…

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Why Are We Letting The Reserve Bank Make Housing Less Affordable?

It speaks volumes to the lack of ambition in the federal government that it took a first-term senator on the backbench to identify and speak out about one of the most significant public policy challenges facing Australians….

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New Schools Program Is Dangerous And Divisive

If you thought Safe Schools was bad, wait until you find out what the NSW Education department is doing to make schools unsafe in this state. As part of an…

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So Slow On The Jab, We Need War Effort To End Pandemic

Brisbane has been plunged into another snap lockdown after COVID-19 slipped into the community through an inexplicably unvaccinated doctor and nurse. Australia’s borders remain closed and tens of thousands are…

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Path Ahead For WA Liberals Could Lead To Reform Or Revenge – The Choice Is The Party’s

Dr Sherry Sufi is Chairman of the WA Liberal Party’s Policy Committee. He is an Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. His PhD was on language and nationalism….

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Woke Warriors Are After The PM

One thing all the recent media attention on the behaviour of MPs and their staff in Parliament House has not done is derail the Morrison government’s policy reform agenda –…

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Why You’re Stuck With Lower Wages (Unless You’re A Public Servant)

The past 12 months have exposed the deep and dangerous division between the two Australias, one comprised of mainstream Australians and the other comprised of the political and bureaucratic elite. But…

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