Research

How The Nature Positive Plan Contradicts The Samuel Review of The EPBC Act
18 July 2024

How The Nature Positive Plan Contradicts The Samuel Review of The EPBC Act

The federal government has justified its Nature Positive Plan as a response to the recommendations made in the 2020 review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act by Graeme Samuel (the Samuel Review). However, in three key respects, the Nature Positive Plan proposes a significant and radical departure from the recommendations made in the Samuel Review:
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Taking Potshots At Trump
18 July 2024

Taking Potshots At Trump

In this article, Director of Law and Policy John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on misinformation laws and how it affects the political freedom of mainstream Australians. It has become an internet meme to misquote the character Syndrome from the movie The Incredibles: ‘If everything is racist, then nothing is.’ This mocks the obsession of our modern elites with
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Daniel Wild On The Rita Panahi Show Sky News Australia – 17 July 2024
17 July 2024

Daniel Wild On The Rita Panahi Show Sky News Australia – 17 July 2024

In this interview, Daniel Wild appeared on The Rita Panahi Show Sky News Australia to discuss the IPA’s research on immigration. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Danica De Giorgio: … Now is Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of
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Saxon Davidson Discussing IPA Migration Research Sharri Sky News Australia – 17 July 2024
17 July 2024

Saxon Davidson Discussing IPA Migration Research Sharri Sky News Australia – 17 July 2024

In this interview, Saxon Davidson appeared on Sharri Sky News Australia to discuss the IPA’s research on immigration. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Steve Price: Welcome back. I’ve always said immigration is in the top three of issues when
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Australia’s Future With Tony Abbott – Donald Trump And JD Vance
17 July 2024

Australia’s Future With Tony Abbott – Donald Trump And JD Vance

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister, and Institute of Public Affairs’ Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, discuss the attempted assassination of former President Trump; why JD Vance will make an excellent Vice President; consequences of the UK election; and, on the domestic front, the future of the Labor
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Wangaratta Being Held Back By Red Tape
16 July 2024

Wangaratta Being Held Back By Red Tape

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research on red tape. Those who operate a small business in regional Australia know all too well the time and cost it takes to fill out the numerous permits, licences and government reports required simply to get on with the job. The burden of red tape is
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Migration Research On Perth Live 6PR – 16 July 2024
16 July 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Migration Research On Perth Live 6PR – 16 July 2024

On 16 July, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Oliver Peterson on 6PR Drive Home to discuss how unplanned record migration levels are creating housing shortages across Australia. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research Below is a transcript of the interview. Oliver
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New ABS Data Highlights Government Broken Promise On Migration
16 July 2024

New ABS Data Highlights Government Broken Promise On Migration

“The latest ABS data confirms the federal government is simply not interested in delivering on its promise to reduce Australia’s record migration surge, and will dramatically overshoot its net overseas migration commitment,” said Dr Kevin You, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ latest migration data shows the federal government has already exceeded its
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IPA Research – Climate Trigger An Economic Disaster
15 July 2024

IPA Research – Climate Trigger An Economic Disaster

“It would be a $227 billion disaster for the Australian economy should the federal government use a ‘climate trigger’ as a bargaining chip to ensure the passage of its Nature Positive agenda,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. With the federal government likely to need the support of the Greens and the Teals to
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Economic Analysis Of The ‘Climate Trigger’
15 July 2024

Economic Analysis Of The ‘Climate Trigger’

Download the research noteDownload Introducing a ‘climate trigger’ would potentially prevent $227.1 billion of investment into the Australian economy. A ‘climate trigger’ refers to a policy mechanism whereby a certain level of annual carbon emissions from a given project would trigger the need for a federal EPBC Act approval. $134 billion of investment in future emission intensive projects would be
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