Submissions

Submission to the Australian Curriculum Review by the Institute of Public Affairs

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) has undertaken and published research and analysis of the Australian Curriculum since the beginning of the development of the Australian Curriculum in 2009. The…

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The COVID Omnibus Bill Would Be The Most Significant Violation Of Human Rights In Australian History

Victorians have been living through a period of social and political restrictions on the Australian way of life that is unprecedented in our history. Since March 2020, Victorians have been required…

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Cross-Curriculum Priorities and the Teaching of History in NSW

The Institute of Public Affairs is committed to undertaking research to promote the importance of Western Civilisation in Australian society. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011…

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IPA Research Into Anti-Vilification Protections In Victoria

The Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) Is committed to undertaking research to promote the human dignity of all Australians. At the heart of human dignity is individual freedom. This…

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Submission to the Economics Legislation Committee inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Every State and Territory Gets Their Fair Share of GST) Bill 2018

The IPA welcomes the opportunity to provide the attached document, Time to End GST Redistribution: 2018 Update, as a submission to the inquiry into the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure…

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IPA submission to the University of Tasmania’s Draft University Behaviour Policy and Procedure

This submission responds to the University of Tasmania’s Draft University Behaviour Policy and Procedure. This submission raises concern that the proposed policy seriously threatens freedom of expression and infringes legal rights. The…

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Submission To Inquiry Into Impediments To Business Investment

The Institute of Public Affairs welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Senate Inquiry into Impediments to Business Investment. This submission focusses on the role that public policy…

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The Case For Abolishing Occupational Licensing

Occupational licensing is government regulation of the conditions under which someone can legally practice an occupation. The requirements can relate to education attainment, experience, personal character, residency, and payment of…

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Inquiry into the ‘Commitment to the Senate’ issued by the Business Council of Australia

Below is an extract from the IPAs submission to the Senate Economics References Committee This Senate Inquiry is highly questionable. It refers to an undertaking made by private companies in…

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Submission To The State Development, Natural Resources And Agriculture Industry Development Committee Relating To The Vegetation Management And Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Proposed changes to vegetation management law in Queensland are burdensome red tape and an erosion of property rights. This submission will refer to three major reforms included in the Vegetation…

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Inquiry Into The Future Of Work And Workers In Australia

Inquiry into the future of work and workers in Australia We refer to the above inquiry, and provide a submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Future of Work…

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A Law Unto Themselves: The Australian Bureau of Meteorology

This is the full text of a letter from IPA Senior Fellow, Dr Jennifer Marohasy, sent to the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, Minister for Environment and Energy, on 12 November,…

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