Submissions

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports By Sear) Bill 2024
11 June 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports By Sear) Bill 2024

Dear Committee Secretary The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) with the House Standing Committee on Agriculture as part of its inquiry into the Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports by Sea) Bill 2024 (the bill). IPA analysis of the bill finds: On the basis of these
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry into Northern Australia Workforce Development
31 May 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry into Northern Australia Workforce Development

Dear Committee Secretary Adopt a special economic zone for Northern Australia to address worker shortages and unleash prosperity and opportunity. The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) with the Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia (“the committee”), as it conducts its inquiry into Northern Australia’s Workforce Development.
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission to the Inquiry Into Community Safety in Regional and Rural Communities
29 May 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission to the Inquiry Into Community Safety in Regional and Rural Communities

This submission shares with the Legislative Assembly Committee on Law and Safety research and analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) relating to the issues raised as part of the Inquiry into Community Safety in Regional and Rural Communities (the inquiry). The inquiry terms of reference are relevant to new IPA research highlighting the shortcomings of the criminal justice
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission to the Inquiry Into Civics Education, Engagement, and Participation in Australia
24 May 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission to the Inquiry Into Civics Education, Engagement, and Participation in Australia

The purpose of this letter is to provide research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) to the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters (“the Committee”) as it conducts its inquiry into civics education, engagement, and participation in Australia. In particular, the IPA seeks to respond to the following terms of reference in this submission: The terms
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Letter To The Minister For Communications
22 May 2024

Letter To The Minister For Communications

Today the Institute of Public Affairs has written to the Communications Minister Michelle Rowland about the urgent need to rethink Australia’s approach to internet censorship. The decision by Australia’s eSafety Commissioner to order social media companies to take down footage of the knife attack against Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel in a church in Wakefield, Sydney, in April 2024, and to
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Submission To The Legislative Assembly Environment And Planning Committee
26 April 2024

Submission To The Legislative Assembly Environment And Planning Committee

Net Zero is the Top Food Security Threat The purpose of this letter is to share research conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) with the Legislative Assembly Environment and Planning Committee as it conducts its inquiryinto securing the Victorian food supply. The framing of the inquiry paints a misleading picture of an irreconcilable dualism between the provision of
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Letter To The Attorney-General On The Maximising The Realisation Of Human Rights: Religious Educational Institutions And Anti-discrimination Laws Report
18 April 2024

Letter To The Attorney-General On The Maximising The Realisation Of Human Rights: Religious Educational Institutions And Anti-discrimination Laws Report

The Institute of Public Affairs has written to the Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus to share analysis about the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) report Maximising the Realisation of Human Rights: Religious Educational Institutions and Anti-Discrimination Laws. The ALRC report contains recommendations to repeal section 38 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 to scrap exceptions for faith-based schools in relation to staffing and student enrolment,
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Submission To The Consultation Into The Draft Victorian Animal Care And Protection Bill
25 March 2024

Submission To The Consultation Into The Draft Victorian Animal Care And Protection Bill

The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) with Engage Victoria as part of the public consultation on the draft bill Animal Care and Protection Bill and its supporting regulations. IPA analysis of the bill has resulted in the following findings: On the basis of these findings, the IPA
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024
7 March 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024

The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) with the Clean Economy Jobs, Resources and Transport Committee (“the committee”, as it conducts its inquiry into the Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024 (“the bill”). The bill aims to enshrine into legislation the emission reduction targets of the state government,
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Youth Justice Reform Inquiry In Queensland
1 March 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Youth Justice Reform Inquiry In Queensland

This submission shares with the committee research and analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) relating to the issues raised as part of the committee’s current Inquiry into Youth Justice Reform in Queensland (the inquiry). I note that the terms of reference for the inquiry are specifically relevant to new IPA research highlighting the current shortcomings of the youth
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