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Australia’s Declining Standard Of Living
11 May 2024

Australia’s Declining Standard Of Living

GDP per capita is a better measure of living standards than headline GDP, because the effects of population are accounted for. For the first time since the 1980s, Australia’s per capita growth has declined for four consecutive quarters (under -0.1 per cent in the March 2023 quarter; -0.2 per cent in the June 2023 quarter, -0.5 per cent in the
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Uncontrolled, Mass-migration Growth Model Driving Down Australians’ Living Standards
11 May 2024

Uncontrolled, Mass-migration Growth Model Driving Down Australians’ Living Standards

“Australians today are thousands of dollars worse off, as productivity-driven economic growth has been replaced with the lazy and shortsighted growth model of uncontrolled, mass migration,” said Dr Kevin You, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New research released today by the IPA into long-term per capita economic growth trends reveals the extent of Australia’s declining living standards
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Hungary For More
10 May 2024

Hungary For More

Demographic lessons from Hungary and Japan suggest Australia’s way forward must value family and productivity alike, write IPA Research Fellows Brianna McKee and Lana Starkey. Japan’s economy is no longer the world’s third largest, after the country slipped into a recession late last year and fell to fourth spot behind Germany. In what could now be considered an ominous parliamentary
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Western Australia’s Budget Sound But Lessons From East Coast Clear
10 May 2024

Western Australia’s Budget Sound But Lessons From East Coast Clear

“In a state with the good fortune to possess an abundance of mineral resources, it is also fortunate to have solid, long-term management by leaders who acknowledge the value these resources add to the state’s economy,’’ said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Analysis by the IPA of the 2024-25 State Budget handed down by
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Oppression, Dispossession And Massacres
10 May 2024

Oppression, Dispossession And Massacres

In this article Dr. Bella d’Arbrera contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. When Victorian Premier Jacinta Allan appeared at the Yoorrook Justice Commission’s ‘truth telling’ inquiry last week, she sought to perpetuate the myth that
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Kill Comedy, Kill Truth
10 May 2024

Kill Comedy, Kill Truth

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the freedom of speech on Australian university campuses, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing
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Home-schooling Seeks To Avoid The Cluttered National Curriculum
10 May 2024

Home-schooling Seeks To Avoid The Cluttered National Curriculum

In this article Dr.Bella d’Arbrera contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. The Queensland government has declared war
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Debt Bomb To Leave Victorian Economy In Tatters For Generations
7 May 2024

Debt Bomb To Leave Victorian Economy In Tatters For Generations

“The Victorian state budget demonstrates the consequences of a decade of reckless and irresponsible economic management. Generations of Victorians are going to be left with a bill they will have to pay with little, if anything, to show for it,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Analysis by the IPA of the 2024-25 State
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Adopting New Zealand’s Flexible Tax Model For Retirees Will Help Solve Australia’s Acute Worker Shortage Crisis
6 May 2024

Adopting New Zealand’s Flexible Tax Model For Retirees Will Help Solve Australia’s Acute Worker Shortage Crisis

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. A comfortable retirement should be an easily attainable goal for all Australians, and making
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Brendan O’Neill In Australia – Why The Elites Want You To Forget About Lockdowns And Islamic Terror
3 May 2024

Brendan O’Neill In Australia – Why The Elites Want You To Forget About Lockdowns And Islamic Terror

Brendan O’Neill is one of the world’s leading advocates for freedom of speech and civil liberties. As part of his successful Australian tour for the Institute of Public Affairs, Brendan O’Neill called out the practice in the West of forgetting about Covid lockdowns and Islamic terrorist attacks. This speech was written by Brendan O’Neill in his capacity as a guest
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