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IPA Congratulates Gina Rinehart AO

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has congratulated Gina Rinehart AO on receiving the award of Officer of the Order of Australia in the 2022 Australia Day…

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History Littered With Good

Use Australia Day to remember the many great achievements of our citizens over the course of time Contrary to what you might hear from members of the left-wing elites who...
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Victorian Electoral Commission’s Move To Gag Andrew Bogut An Affront To Liberty

It is a sign of how Covid has emboldened the authoritarian instincts of the political class that the Victorian Electoral Commission thought it could silence Andrew Bogut for expressing a...
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PM Seeks The Credit, So Cops The Blame

The problem with running a one-man government is there in the descriptor. All the credit is yours and so is the blame. Scott Morrison won the 2019 federal election for the Coalition...
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BBC’s Funding Axe Proves The Days Of State-Run TV Are Finished

The ABC was meant to be a market failure broadcaster, but given it now slithers into every corner and crevice of Australia’s media market, that reason for being isn’t applicable...
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Australia’s Day Of Moans

Our national day has become an annual festival of bitterness and complaint, led by an elite minority This year, like every year, Australia Day is being commandeered by Australians who...
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Head Of State, Or Elite Race?

I am a republican at heart, and desperately hope to see an Australian republic in my lifetime, but I would be inclined to campaign against the Australian Choice model announced last...
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New Poll: Majority Of Australians Support Australia Day On 26 January

65% of Australians support Australia Day being celebrated on January 26 according to a new poll of over 1,000 Australians commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. The polling data...
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Morrison Government’s Economic War Crimes Could Cost Liberals Election

Allow me to be the first political commentator this election season, as far as I’m aware, to invoke the immortal motto of one-time Bill Clinton acolyte James Carville, from Clinton’s...
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Novak Djokovic, Freedom Fighter

If he plays, frustrated Aussies will cheer on not just a sporting champion, but a champion of freedom and the rule of law. The swift and resounding judgment by the...
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Djok’s Oz Hitch Is A Uniquely Australian Saga

Even for an Australian here in Melbourne, the Novak Djokovic saga has been bizarre, chaotic and Kafkaesque but also somehow uniquely Australian – with our Prime Minister leaping, Steve Irwin-like, into direct...
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Djokovic Cast Perfectly In Australia’s COVID-19 Drama

The story of Novak Djokovic in Melbourne for the Australian Open is a perfect cameo of this country’s management of COVID-19. The world’s No.1 tennis player has made a brief...
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