Submissions

Submission To The Joint Select Committee On National Anti-corruption Commission Legislation

Dear Secretary, Since 1943 the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) has undertaken and published research to defend and extend the values of individual freedom, legal rights, and the rule of…

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Draft Terms Of Reference For A Royal Commission Into The Covid-19 Response

Letters Patent are a legal instrument issued by the King granting an office, title, or status to a person. The Institute of Public Affairs has drafted this Letters Patent that…

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Notes For The Opening Statement Delivered To The Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Thank you for the opportunity to appear before the committee today. I’d like to set out some broader economic context for the bill and its intent to alleviate the crippling…

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Parliamentary Research Brief To The Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Australia is facing an unprecedented, country- wide shortage of workers, the effect of which is to reduce business investment, economic growth, and productivity, as well as forgone wages and government…

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Submission to the Inquiry Into The Religious Discrimination Bill 2021 and Related Bills

Freedom of religion is a core Australian value which has enriched the lives of Australians at an individual level and benefited society as a whole. The freedom to hold, express,…

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Submission to the Review Of The Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act 2018

Since 1943 the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) ha s undertaken and published research to defend and extend the principles of individual freedom, legal rights, and the rule of law…

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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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Australians Must Not Be Divided By Race

The Institute of Public Affairs is committed to undertaking research to defend and extend the Australian way of life and mainstream Australian values. Central to the Australian way of life…

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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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Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-Discrimination Legislation – Submission

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the scope of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Review into the Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-discrimination…

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