Australia's Prosperity

Victoria Biggest Business Loser Post Pandemic
27 May 2024

Victoria Biggest Business Loser Post Pandemic

‘’Victoria remains the nation’s biggest loser, with the slowest growth in business numbers since the Covid-19 pandemic, which is no doubt set to get worse due to the irresponsible economic management of the state government,’’ said Lachlan Clark, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New IPA analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Counts of Australia businesses data shows
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Economic Scorecard Data Nine News Melbourne – 26 May 2024
26 May 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Economic Scorecard Data Nine News Melbourne – 26 May 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild on Nine News Melbourne discussing the IPA’s Economic Scorecard research. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a trancript of the interview. Peter Hitchener: Businesses are abandoning Victoria to set up shop interstate, but the government has rubbished the ABS
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CSIRO GenCost Misleads Australians With Flawed Energy Cost Model
22 May 2024

CSIRO GenCost Misleads Australians With Flawed Energy Cost Model

“The CSIRO’s latest GenCost report has again relied on the discredited levelised cost of electricity methodology to calculate energy system costs. This gives Australians and policymakers alike a false understanding of the cost of our energy future,” said Scott Hargreaves, Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The CSIRO’s annual GenCost report released today, follows IPA research, published in
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Fixing Australia’s Self-flagellating Education System Will Help Boost ADF Recruitment Drive, Restore Our Sense Of Self
22 May 2024

Fixing Australia’s Self-flagellating Education System Will Help Boost ADF Recruitment Drive, Restore Our Sense Of Self

In this article, Director of Law and Policy John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on national defence, and its role in the Australian way of life. There was recently a short-lived internet trend where men were asked how often they thought about the Roman Empire.  Surprisingly the men interviewed admit to thinking about the Roman Empire remarkably often.
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Australia’s Energy Market is out of Control – Yallourn Must Remain Open to Avert Blackouts
21 May 2024

Australia’s Energy Market is out of Control – Yallourn Must Remain Open to Avert Blackouts

“Australia’s energy market and its so-called transition is out of control. Today’s warning by AEMO of impending summer blackouts across the east-coast means the Victorian government must keep the Yallourn coal-fired power station open well past its artificial closure date of 2028,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Australian Energy Market Operator’s
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Daniel Wild Discussing Future Net Zero Blackouts 3AW Mornings – 21 May 2024
21 May 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing Future Net Zero Blackouts 3AW Mornings – 21 May 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Tom Elliott on 3AW Mornings to discuss the IPA’s research into Net Zero. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a trancript of the interview. Tom Elliott: All right. Well, we’ve had warnings about blackouts every summer for the
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Environmental Defenders Office Review Stitch Up For Political Allies
17 May 2024

Environmental Defenders Office Review Stitch Up For Political Allies

“Australians can have no confidence in the review ordered by the federal environment minister into the grubby tactics of the Environmental Defenders Office. It is nothing more than a stitch up to protect the government’s political allies,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In November 2023, the Federal Court granted a last-minute injunction to
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Labor’s Claimed Cap On Overseas Students Is All Talk, No Action
17 May 2024

Labor’s Claimed Cap On Overseas Students Is All Talk, No Action

In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of immigration, and how it’s affecting the standard of living. Labor’s cap on international students will not actually limit the number of students entering Australia. So how can it be called a cap? You know you are in trouble when even Canadian
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We And The ABS Will Not Be Fooled Again!
17 May 2024

We And The ABS Will Not Be Fooled Again!

In this article, Scott Hargreaves contextualises and disseminates the findings of the the IPA’s research into federal government debt and spending. The Albanese government is using taxpayers’ money and accounting tricks to cover up the inflationary pressures its own policies are exacerbating, particularly those arising from the so-called energy transition. A responsible budget would have sought to keep a lid on inflation,
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Immigration Cut Common Sense First Step
16 May 2024

Immigration Cut Common Sense First Step

“The announcement by Peter Dutton that a Coalition government would cut annual net immigration levels to 140,000 per year is a common sense first step in fixing Australia’s broken immigration system”, said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In his Budget Reply speech tonight, Leader of the Opposition Peter Dutton announced, if elected, a Coalition
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