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Daniel Wild On eSafety Commissioner with Rita Panahi – 17 April 2024
20 April 2024

Daniel Wild On eSafety Commissioner with Rita Panahi – 17 April 2024

The IPA’s research and commentary on “Misinformation” and censorship appears here. On 17 April, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild appeared on The Rita Panahi Show to discuss the IPA’s research into the government’s Nature Positive plan, misinformation, and Australia’s record migration intake. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of
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Federal Environment Protection Agency Would Be One-Eyed, Anti-Democratic
18 April 2024

Federal Environment Protection Agency Would Be One-Eyed, Anti-Democratic

“The proposed federal Environment Protection Agency would empower unelected, activist bureaucrats to make decisions in relation to critical resources projects, and greatly diminish the role of elected governments,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This week, the federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek confirmed that the government would proceed with its job destroying Environment Protection
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Analysis Of Regional Population, Migration, And Housing Data
31 March 2024

Analysis Of Regional Population, Migration, And Housing Data

Institute of Public Affairs analysis of regional population data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today reveal that in the 2023 financial year, demand for housing from net overseas migration alone exceeded the net new supply of housing nationwide. Nationwide housing supply data is provided by the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation’s (NHFIC) State of the Housing Report
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Australia’s Worker Shortage Remains Double Historic Average
28 March 2024

Australia’s Worker Shortage Remains Double Historic Average

“The ongoing high number of job vacancies in Australia underscores the immediate need to once-and-for-all lower exorbitant tax rates on Australians who want to work if we want to see numbers return to pre-pandemic levels,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows there are still
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Submission To The Consultation Into The Draft Victorian Animal Care And Protection Bill
25 March 2024

Submission To The Consultation Into The Draft Victorian Animal Care And Protection Bill

The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) with Engage Victoria as part of the public consultation on the draft bill Animal Care and Protection Bill and its supporting regulations. IPA analysis of the bill has resulted in the following findings: On the basis of these findings, the IPA
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There’s A Better Way Forward
25 March 2024

There’s A Better Way Forward

Aboriginal people realise the best way out of poverty is through employment, argues businessman and Bundjalung man Nyunggai Warren Mundine. The archives of Yulgilbar cattle station, where my family worked since the 1840s, include a photo taken around 1919 to 1920. In this photo (shown on my phone, left, and in full later in this article) of a family gathering
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Help Not Hinder Housing Developments
25 March 2024

Help Not Hinder Housing Developments

We all know there is a problem with the supply of housing in Australia, but we should be wary of the solutions being proposed by the bureaucrats and activists who control the levers of power and twist the national debate. For example, a new report released in October, ‘OECD Economic Surveys: Australia 2023’, correctly notes that Australia faces a series
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Queensland Net Zero Mandate To Put 157,000 Jobs At Risk
20 March 2024

Queensland Net Zero Mandate To Put 157,000 Jobs At Risk

“The Queensland government’s emission reduction policies, including net zero emissions by 2050, has the potential to put up to 157,000 jobs across Queensland at risk, with the regions set to be hit the hardest,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released a landmark research report titled, An analysis of the employment consequences
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Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Target In Queensland
20 March 2024

Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Target In Queensland

In February 2024, the Queensland state government introduced the Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024 into the Legislative Assembly. This bill will enshrine targets to reduce emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, 75 per cent below 2005 levels by 2035, and net zero emissions by 2050. This report finds that the policy and legislation enshrining a net
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Daniel Wild Discussing Migration And Housing Research On NewsDay – Sky News Australia
15 March 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing Migration And Housing Research On NewsDay – Sky News Australia

On March 15, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Cheng Lei on NewsDay to discuss the IPA’s research into Migration and Housing. 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. Cheng Lei: And joining me live for some discussion is Daniel
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