Education Must Never Be Left to the So-Called Elite

Federal Education Minister Alan Tudge fought a spirited battle in 2021 to change the national curriculum so our children hate our country a little less. There is almost complete opposition…

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Overreach Is Ultimately More Toxic Than Covid

As we cap off another year of lockdowns, mandates, and Covid secrecy, the reality that the danger of the Covid-19 virus is far exceeded by the danger of governments using...
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The Teal Party

Earlier this month, Liberal MP for Wentworth David Sharma said “working with my colleagues, I’ve been able to achieve some important goals, including a commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050.”...
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Put Some Speed Into NBN

The National Broadband Network (NBN) should ultimately go down as one of the worst conceived policy projects in Australian history. On these pages recently Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese criticised the...
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Australia’s National Identity Deserves To Be Preserved

Nation-states not only have a distinct way of life, they typically do all they can to preserve it. Without it, the state’s political and cultural survival would be at risk....
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Legislating On Social Media Is No Remedy For Alienation

It’s clear that social media does great damage to the minds and psychological wellbeing of young people. Perhaps legislation can do something to address this, but to try to do...
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The ABC’s Vibe Needs Correcting

Without even having listened to the IPA’s documentary podcast Their ABC, ABC board member Joe Gersh criticised the podcast but made an interesting admission – that the ABC’s vibe is more left...
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‘Voices of’ Franchise is a Trend

The fear the “Voices of” independents are striking into the Coalition can be measured by the tone of the language Scott Morrison has used to attack them. While in Queensland this week,...
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Refounding Democracy

Australia has always prided itself on being a frontier land. Our vast and isolated landscape gave rise to a rugged individualism and self-reliance. Our convict past fed into the image...
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The Genius Of Australia

A Canon of Australia’s greatest works of literature and arts will bring forth our best, urges IPA Review Editor Scott Hargreaves. Australia needs a Canon of our great works of…

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Sunshine and Sine Waves

A new Research Paper from the IPA has found there is sufficient evidence to question the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) view that global warming in the industrial era…

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Pandemic’s Great Divide

The west’s ’Doers’ aren’t happy with their Covid-era treatment, and it shows in council election results Comparing the results of the local government elections between the outer western suburbs and...
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Borders Are Back

The many new borders drawn recently make a mockery of rhetoric about a world without boundaries, argues theologian Phillip Tolliday. ‘Papers, please.’ In my imagination I connect this request to…

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Cold Hard Facts

Real science rather than ‘The Science’ would provide a more accurate perspective of climate change, writes scientist and nuclear power advocate Ian Hore-Lacy. In a sense, the title and strapline…

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Masked Intentions

Even in Liberal-led South Australia, COVID-19 is becoming an excuse to usher in Orwellian controls, warns journalist Paul Mitchell. Never mind that COVID-lite South Australia is currently trialling an SA…

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In The Same Boat

History shows the West would be wise to prioritise strategic interests while upholding cultural values, argues IPA Senior Fellow Sherry Sufi. In a world that is becoming more volatile, now…

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An Injection Of Truth

Vaccine Passports are a dangerous step towards totalitarian control that must be resisted, argues philosophy lecturer Martin Black. The Morrison Government has departed from its own stated principles that vaccination…

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Let’s Revive Our National Spirit

As COVID vaccination targets are reached, there is much talk by politicians and media of freedoms being ‘returned’ to citizens. There are two problems with this type of phrase. First,…

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