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Plan On Living And Dying With The Virus

On Wednesday, NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro spoke more honestly about COVID-19 than any other politician – state or federal – has done since the outbreak of the virus in Australia in…

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IPA Wins Fight For Freedom Of Speech On Campus

The Institute of Public Affairs has secured a victory in the fight for freedom of speech on campus. Today, the Queensland University of Technology Student Guild made an unreserved apology…

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Lockdown Under: As The UK Opens Up, Australians Face An Endless Cycle Of Restrictions

Spare a thought for your friends Down Under. When England had its Freedom Day on July 19, half of the Australian population were under strict lockdown orders. While Brits were…

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Why England Must Get Out Of Lockdown For Good

The people of England should celebrate their newly restored freedoms. Ignore the Zero Covid fanatics imploring you to stay at home, mask up and pretend it’s March 2020. Australia’s lockdown plight…

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ABC Spends Millions Promoting Itself

A freedom of information request undertaken by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has revealed that the ABC has spent a record $7.2 million on advertising from…

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And The Winner Is…Us

Finally, the 2020 Olympics are finally about to kick off. So why does it already feel so underwhelming?   After 15 months of government-imposed misery the Olympic should be just what…

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Is This The Most Outrageous Covid Scaremongering Yet?

Have you noticed the latest scare tactic pushed in the Victorian press conferences?  After 16 months of waiting for the dreaded ‘new case’ number to drop each morning, we now…

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Lockdowns, Public Servant Pay Cuts Should Go Hand-in-Hand

“We need to restart our economy. We need to restart our society. We can’t keep Australia under the doona. We need to be able to move ahead.” These were the…

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Climate For Conspiracies

A new diatribe demonstrates how demonising opponents creates a climate hostile to reasoned policy debate, writes IPA Communications Director Evan Mulholland. Marian Wilkinson is described on the inside of her…

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If Lockdowns ‘Work’, Cut Fat Cats’ Pay

Last month, ABC News reported on the results of a survey of 1157 Victorians conducted in September last year. Those results have just been published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, but amid the…

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New Poll Finds Australians Want Race Removed From The Constitution

A new poll of 1,015 Australians commissioned by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has found that mainstream Australians overwhelmingly support the values of egalitarianism and equality…

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Talkers, We Need To Talk…

Two things stand out almost immediately when one gets on an early morning train in Melbourne. The first is the abundance of high-vis clothing. The second is the lack of…

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