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Dutton’s Nuclear Push Triggers Usual Anti-science Fallout
21 March 2024

Dutton’s Nuclear Push Triggers Usual Anti-science Fallout

In this article, Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into nuclear energy. Peter Dutton’s tilt to nuclear power is courageous. He will be opposed by the forces of anti-science, fearmongering and ignorance. The Opposition Leader’s task would be easier if the public knew about the significant doses of radiation they receive from natural sources and
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Queensland Net Zero Mandate To Put 157,000 Jobs At Risk
20 March 2024

Queensland Net Zero Mandate To Put 157,000 Jobs At Risk

“The Queensland government’s emission reduction policies, including net zero emissions by 2050, has the potential to put up to 157,000 jobs across Queensland at risk, with the regions set to be hit the hardest,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released a landmark research report titled, An analysis of the employment consequences
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Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Target In Queensland
20 March 2024

Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Target In Queensland

In February 2024, the Queensland state government introduced the Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024 into the Legislative Assembly. This bill will enshrine targets to reduce emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, 75 per cent below 2005 levels by 2035, and net zero emissions by 2050. This report finds that the policy and legislation enshrining a net
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IPA Research Tour Of Central Queensland To Discuss Impact Of State Energy And Emissions Policies
19 March 2024

IPA Research Tour Of Central Queensland To Discuss Impact Of State Energy And Emissions Policies

“Queensland’s regions are under attack from an onslaught of political polices that are designed to undermine the existence of the very industries these communities rely upon for employment and growth,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This week, the IPA will travel to central Queensland to release new research which focuses on the jobs
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‘Hell To Pay’ If Gender Equity Activists Get Their Way
18 March 2024

‘Hell To Pay’ If Gender Equity Activists Get Their Way

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 18 March 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. If we want to reach for the stars, then it will be our
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‘Cancelling’ NAPLAN The Perfect Cover For Sliding Student Results
17 March 2024

‘Cancelling’ NAPLAN The Perfect Cover For Sliding Student Results

In this article, Bella d’Abrera contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing many of the liberties enjoyed
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Dystopian Google Gemini Shows Why Misinformation Laws Are Flawed
16 March 2024

Dystopian Google Gemini Shows Why Misinformation Laws Are Flawed

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. Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. No matter how many revelations came to light of the rampant political bias of social media companies – the collusion with the Biden
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Daniel Wild Discussing Migration And Housing Research On NewsDay – Sky News Australia
15 March 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing Migration And Housing Research On NewsDay – Sky News Australia

On March 15, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Cheng Lei on NewsDay to discuss the IPA’s research into Migration and Housing. 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. Cheng Lei: And joining me live for some discussion is Daniel
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Support For Criminal Justice Reform Via Outback Ranch Program Welcomed
15 March 2024

Support For Criminal Justice Reform Via Outback Ranch Program Welcomed

“Momentum is building for criminal justice reform with further support for proposals to establish innovative outback ranch work programs to get troubled youths off the streets, give them skills, and get them into work,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. The IPA welcomes the initiative of the Leader of the Opposition Peter Dutton and David
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New ABS Data Confirms Record Unplanned Migration Continues
15 March 2024

New ABS Data Confirms Record Unplanned Migration Continues

“The latest ABS data shows the federal government has not honoured its promise to ‘normalise’ Australia’s migration intake, as it continues to bring in an unprecedented number of arrivals without any plan for how they will be accommodated,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Yesterday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released new overseas arrivals
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