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Radical Leftism Is Being Enshrined Australia’s Proposed National Curriculum

In 2004, the Federal Education Minister, Julie Bishop, proposed the creation of a National Curriculum. Bishop argued that it would benefit all Australians as it would take education out of…

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New Polling Shows Strong Belief Media Covid Coverage Has Been Alarmist

Covid-19 is addictive, not just for the political class but for Australia’s mainstream media.   At the beginning of the pandemic, people flocked to traditional media to see the dramatic scenes…

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New Podcast: Australia’s Heartland With Tony Abbott

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has today launched a new weekly podcast: Australia’s Heartland with Tony Abbott, featuring the 28th Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Tony Abbott…

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Libs In Name Only Cancel Christensen’s Dissent

It’s hard to know what will remain of the Liberal Party at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an organisation it will continue on, it will have representatives in…

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Chasing Zero Covid Means Zero Hope

In recent weeks, some have commented that it feels like Australia is back in March 2020. A year and a half have passed, and we have learned much about the…

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How Covid’s Shining A Light On The Societal Divide Between The Talkers And The Doers

When one gets onto an early morning train in Melbourne, there are two things that stand out almost immediately. The first is all the high-vis clothing. The second is the…

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Carbon Stealth

It has been remarked that the problem with democracy is that the people actually get what they want. In 2013, Tony Abbott won a watershed election with the largest majority…

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NSW Loses 10,000 Jobs Per Day Of Lockdown

Analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs, based on data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Weekly payroll jobs and wages, has found that between 26 June (when the Greater Sydney lockdown started)…

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Governments Might Refuse To Acknowledge The Devastation Of Lockdown, But The Top End Of Town Is Talking

One would be hard-pressed to find many silver linings as millions of Australians endured further lockdowns in July, but the admission by many business leaders and commentators that Australia’s response to coronavirus has caused…

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Poll: NSW Residents Demand Politician And Bureaucrat Pay Cut During Lockdown

The Institute of Public Affairs has called on the New South Wales government to reduce the salaries of politicians and bureaucrats who are on over $150,000 by 20% for the…

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Britain Is Now Living With COVID And Australia Must Too

Freedom Day in London. A crowded room. Music pulsing through my veins. Sweaty bodies conspicuously not distanced. HEAVEN nightclub in London, like hundreds of others in the UK, reopened in…

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Plan On Living And Dying With The Virus

On Wednesday, NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro spoke more honestly about COVID-19 than any other politician – state or federal – has done since the outbreak of the virus in Australia in…

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