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Poll: 63% Of Australians Support January 26 As Australia Day Despite Relentless Attacks By Elites
15 January 2024

Poll: 63% Of Australians Support January 26 As Australia Day Despite Relentless Attacks By Elites

“Despite the continued campaign of the political class and elites to denigrate and cancel our national day, a strong majority of Australians still support January 26 as Australia Day,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The poll of 1,000 Australians, undertaken by marketing research firm Dynata, found 63% of respondents agreed with the statement
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Daniel Wild On Big Corporations Trying To Cancel Australia Day Mornings 3AW – 12 January 2024
12 January 2024

Daniel Wild On Big Corporations Trying To Cancel Australia Day Mornings 3AW – 12 January 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Heidi Murphy on 3AW Mornings to discuss IPA research on Australians’ attitudes to the involvement of big businesses in politics. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Heidi Murphy: I mentioned before the break
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Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Worker Shortages Perth Live 6PR – January 10 2024
10 January 2024

Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Worker Shortages Perth Live 6PR – January 10 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined Russel Collett on Perth 6PR to discuss the nationwide worker shortage and the data correlating to it from the ABS. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Russell Collett: This is very interesting.
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ABS Data Shows Response To Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis Has Failed
10 January 2024

ABS Data Shows Response To Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis Has Failed

“The ongoing high number of job vacancies in Australia underscores the immediate need to lower tax rates facing Australians who want to work if we want to lower vacancy levels to what they were prior to the pandemic,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows
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Cyclone Jasper & BOM Forecasting – Getting To The Truth
5 January 2024

Cyclone Jasper & BOM Forecasting – Getting To The Truth

This article reflects the author’s ongoing research into the methods used by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology to collect, collate, adjust and publish temperature and rainfall data. Research into this topic have been published in the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications, with an updated working paper shortly to be published A lie will travel halfway around the world while
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Existential panic at the ivory tower
5 January 2024

Existential panic at the ivory tower

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on 4 January 2024 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication.  It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. The Claudine Gay fiasco at Harvard has triggered a US debate about the purpose of
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Who or what is driving Labor’s live sheep export ban?
4 January 2024

Who or what is driving Labor’s live sheep export ban?

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. The Albanese Government’s ill-considered plan to phase out live sheep exports may satisfy inner-city concerns on the east coast but it will hurt rural communities in the west, while simultaneously failing to improve livestock welfare.
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BOM Deserves Criticism, But Not Over Its Short-term Forecasts
2 January 2024

BOM Deserves Criticism, But Not Over Its Short-term Forecasts

This article first appeared in The Australian. In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef, conducted as part of the IPA’s Project for Real Science Program. The Project for Real Science is an initiative of the Institute of Public Affairs to rebuild the integrity of scientific research in
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Barossa ban risks turning Australia into a trade pariah
29 December 2023

Barossa ban risks turning Australia into a trade pariah

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into energy security, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero Program. The IPA’s Net Zero Program aims to research the various ways net zero policies negatively affect Australia’s energy security, national security capabilities, and household electricity prices. Australia has a hard-won reputation as a reliable
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The government’s censorship agenda is out in the open
27 December 2023

The government’s censorship agenda is out in the open

In this article, Director of Law and Policy John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on misinformation laws and how it affects the political freedom of mainstream Australians. The federal government has previously maintained that its proposed misinformation laws would not allow the government to censor the internet. Communications minister Michelle Rowland even declared the government would have ‘no
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