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Mia Schlicht Discussing IPA Criminal Justice Reform Research Mornings 6PR – 14 June 2024
14 June 2024

Mia Schlicht Discussing IPA Criminal Justice Reform Research Mornings 6PR – 14 June 2024

In this interview, Research Analyst Mia Schlicht discusses the need for criminal justice reform and better sentencing options. 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. Gary Adshead: Rightio. Here’s a quiz question for you. How much do you think it costs
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Criminal Justice Reform Needed To Refocus Resources Into Better Community Safer Outcomes
14 June 2024

Criminal Justice Reform Needed To Refocus Resources Into Better Community Safer Outcomes

“As violent crime increases across Australia, wholesale criminal justice reform is required to ensure resources can be directed to prevent crime and ensure those who pose an ongoing safety risk to the community are locked up for longer, with alternative punishment implemented for non-violent offenders,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released
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The Cost Of Australia’s Prisons In 2024
14 June 2024

The Cost Of Australia’s Prisons In 2024

The role of prisons The fundamental aims of the criminal justice system must be ensuring protection of the community and retribution of those who have broken the law. Whilst prisons play an important role in upholding these aims, Australia’s current overreliance on prison as the main form of punishment is expensive and excessive. It is vital that violent and dangerous
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No Truth In Claim Dutton Needs Net Zero To Win Teal Seats
13 June 2024

No Truth In Claim Dutton Needs Net Zero To Win Teal Seats

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into net zero and energy. When the reality of the energy transition dawns on the Australian public, the Coalition will be able to get away with leaving the Paris Agreement. “You can’t be too right too soon and win elections.” That quip from George Romney, governor of Michigan in the
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New ABS Data Confirms Highest Ever Net Migration In 2023
13 June 2024

New ABS Data Confirms Highest Ever Net Migration In 2023

“Confirmation from the ABS today that 2023 saw the highest ever net migration demonstrates the federal government’s repeated failure to take control of Australia’s migration intake, which is driving down the living standards of Australians,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics’ quarterly data on Net Overseas Migration confirms
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Net Zero Polling 3AW Mornings – 13 June 2024
13 June 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Net Zero Polling 3AW Mornings – 13 June 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: Now, do you care where your power comes from? The survey of
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Universities Spend Billions Each Year To Not Teach Students
13 June 2024

Universities Spend Billions Each Year To Not Teach Students

“The core business of a university is to teach and undertake research, yet Australian universities are spending billions of dollars employing a rapidly growing army of administrators, highlighting how bureaucracy is now the top priority of our failing tertiary education system,” said Dr Bella d’Abrera, Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation Program at the Institute of Public Affairs. New
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The Growth Of The University Bureaucracy
13 June 2024

The Growth Of The University Bureaucracy

The number of bureaucrats employed by Australia’s universities has risen sharply in recent decades, with Australia’s most prominent universities—the Group of Eight (G8)— devoting resources to non-academic staff at a collective cost of over $3 billion each year in salary costs alone. Figure 1: Growth in full-time equivalent staff at Australian universities Table 1: Number and salaries of academic and
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Poll: Four In Five Australians Want Affordable And Reliable Energy Ahead Of Net Zero
13 June 2024

Poll: Four In Five Australians Want Affordable And Reliable Energy Ahead Of Net Zero

“As mainstream Australians continue to suffer through a cost-of-living crisis, it is time governments prioritise energy affordability and reliability, rather than continue to force a failing energy transition to expensive and unreliable renewables,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, a new poll commissioned by the IPA again reinforces that the vast majority
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Colleen Harkin Discussing Teacher Shortages On The Rita Panahi Show – 11 June 2024
11 June 2024

Colleen Harkin Discussing Teacher Shortages On The Rita Panahi Show – 11 June 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Colleen Harkin was on The Rita Panahi Show to discuss the IPA’s research into the teacher shortages across the nation. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Rita Panahi: Joining me now is the national manager of
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