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Failed Zero Covid Policy Cost Australia Over $938 Billion, Report Finds

The danger in the post-lockdown era is that in our rush to move on we forget the hard lessons that have been learned about this catastrophic public policy failure. On…

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Hard Lessons: Reckoning The Economic, Social, And Humanitarian Costs Of Zero-Covid

In response to the covid-19 pandemic, Australia imposed some of the strictest measures in the western world. The restrictions dramatically changed every aspect of society and human dynamics and engagement….

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The Crime Of Criminalising Everyday Life: The Rule Of Law Discarded In Victoria’s Covid-19 Response

The criminal law was the main instrument employed by the Victorian government to force Victorians to comply with the strictest covid-19 lockdown in the world. More than 50,000 normally law-abiding…

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International Expert Dr Jay Bhattacharya Welcomes IPA Covid Reponse Research

“The simple fact is our governments got it wrong. Contemporary warnings issued by Dr Bhattacharya, and his colleagues should have been heeded and the pain and suffering of our failed…

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Australia’s Covid-19 Pandemic Response Failed Us

“Australia must now urgently take stock of the criminalisation of everyday life, the enormous expense, and the future health, education and societal impacts of COVID lockdowns and restrictions,” said Scott…

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Universities Need To Stop Being The Enablers Of Social Activism

In his inaugural address, John F. Kennedy said, “civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof.” Words clearly not understood by students at the…

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As We Honour Queen Elizabeth II’s Passing, Let Us Pay Tribute To The Glorious Survival Skills Of Our Constitutional Monarchy

Against all odds, the monarchy is among the few still at the crease.  Now is the time to remember the virtues of our constitution which continue to stand the test…

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AFLW Disrespect A Towering Female Role Model

The AFL decision to renege on its commitment last weekend to observe a minute’s silence to honour the passing of Queen Elizabeth II before AFLW matches has greater long-term repercussions…

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‘Quick, somebody call a Diversity Officer!!’

Identity politics is seriously damaging our most important institutions It is not just young and impressionable university students who are being compelled to attend virtual re-education camps before being permitted…

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A Tale Of Two Cities

It is a tale of two cities. First is Barcaldine, Queensland, which has been left reeling after a proposed coal-fired power station was recently crushed by state and federal Labor…

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Don’t let your guard down, the Islamist terror threat is as real as ever 21 years on from the 9/11 attacks that shocked the world

As the West is distracted by domestic issues and the rise of Russia and China, the threat of Islamist militancy hasn’t disappeared. It’s in hibernation. Twenty-one years have passed since…

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Zoe Buhler’s Day Off

Dan’s miscarriage of justice Of all the images of Victorians suffering through two years in lockdown, the most indelible surely is that of a heavily pregnant Zoe Buhler being arrested…

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