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Vaccine Mandates On Victorian Parliamentarians Unconstitutional: IPA

The Institute of Public Affairs has today expressed its alarm at the bipartisan, anti-democratic, and unconstitutional motions passed in the Victorian Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly to exclude any elected…

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The Climate Chicken Littles Haven’t Won. We’ve Been Here Before

Yes, I know things look bad now. Everyone from the News Corp mastheads to the Queen of England and two heirs presumptive are falling in behind ‘net zero’. Scott Morrison…

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The Australian Federal Government’s Net-Zero Betrayal

With the Liberal-National Coalition government about to officially sign onto a 2050 net-zero emissions target, many Australians are wondering what the point of the 2019 election was. At the so-called “climate election,”...
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A Catch-22 Defeated Peter Ridd – But There’s Still Hope For Academic Freedom

Peter Ridd has lost in the High Court, but the judgment has nevertheless set an important precedent in favour of academic freedom. Ridd was sacked by James Cook University in…

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Ruling Against Ridd Shines Light On Cancel Culture

*Pictured above: Former James Cook University researcher Peter Ridd. Picture: Jamila Toderas The High Court of Australia’s verdict in favour of James Cook University’s right to sack one of its...
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Little To be Proud Of

Liberal and National leaders have betrayed everyday Australians There is no doubt that Prime Minister Scott Morrison takes a great deal of pleasure in talking about freedom. A few months...
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Lessons From Merkel’s Failed ‘Teal’ Electoral Strategy

Pictured above: German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on August 31, 2021. (Markus...
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Academic Groupthink: Is Nick Coatsworth The New Peter Ridd?

Never has it been so important for Australian universities to be places of free intellectual inquiry than it is right now. But it is the most pressing issue of our times –...
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Rule Of Law, Not Rule By Lawyers

A federal Independent Commission Against Corruption would make Australia’s politics even more like America’s politics than it is already. ‘Americanised’ politics is the seemingly unstoppable transfer of the power of...
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The Danger Of ‘Luxury Beliefs’

“Luxury beliefs” are all the rage in elite circles. Rob Henderson, a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge who coined the term, explained that they are “ideas and opinions...
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Identity Politics is Eroding Australia’s Sporting Culture

From the Olympians of Greece to the gladiators of Rome, sport has been a feature of organised society since ancient times. Not only is it crucial for amusement and fitness,...
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Net Zero Hits Regional Workers Three Times As Hard: IPA Report

A worker in an electorate represented by the National Party is over three times more likely to lose their job than a worker in an electorate represented by the Liberal…

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