Australian Way of Life

Regions To Bear Brunt Of Feel-Good Emissions Target

Earlier this year, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that Australia would "not achieve net zero [emissions] in the cafes, dinner parties and wine bars of our inner cities", Rather, "it...
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Beware the Technocratic Virus Spreading Through Our Parliaments

The word “unprecedented” has been thrown around almost without a thought over the past 18 months. But from lockdowns and border closures to the single largest peacetime budget line item—JobKeeper...
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Minister On The Right Course

Make no mistake. The new National Curriculum which the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is attempting to impose on Australian children has nothing to do with education, and…

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Retreat At Last From Zero-Covid

A few days ago Australians got as much of an acknowledgement of the failure of the country’s always-doomed-to-fail “zero-COVID” strategy as they’re ever likely to get. On Monday on these…

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Educating Melitta

Of the many presentations which were delivered at the Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) conference held in July, one particular address caught the attention of the mainstream…

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Radical New National Curriculum Rubbished

The IPA welcomes Alan Tudge’s, Minister for Education, letter to the acting chairman of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). Minister Tudge should be congratulated on his decision…

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Radical Leftism Is Being Enshrined Australia’s Proposed National Curriculum

In 2004, the Federal Education Minister, Julie Bishop, proposed the creation of a National Curriculum. Bishop argued that it would benefit all Australians as it would take education out of…

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New Podcast: Australia’s Heartland With Tony Abbott

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has today launched a new weekly podcast: Australia’s Heartland with Tony Abbott, featuring the 28th Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Tony Abbott…

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Who Stole The Footy?

The AFL’s many failings are laid bare in a new book providing insights into conflicts between money, power and justice, writes former Australian Rules footballer Allan Hird. In Michael Warner,…

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How Covid’s Shining A Light On The Societal Divide Between The Talkers And The Doers

When one gets onto an early morning train in Melbourne, there are two things that stand out almost immediately. The first is all the high-vis clothing. The second is the…

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Power To The People

After COVID and Cancel Culture have incited fear and guilt, it is time to restore the virtues and attitudes that made Australia a country to be proud of, argues IPA…

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Australia’s Greatness Will Endure

Not so long ago my colleague, Dr Bella d’Abrera, wrote: Australian universities are more focused on their business model than engaging in free intellectual inquiry. Since then, two things have…

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