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eSafety Commissioner Crying Wolf On Hate Speech
5 July 2024

eSafety Commissioner Crying Wolf On Hate Speech

Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant has recently generated significant international media attention by seeking to ban from the internet footage of the stabbing and alleged terrorist attack against Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel in his Church in Sydney in April 2024. The Commissioner’s justification for this controversial action has been that ‘online brutality is spilling over into real life harm
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Morgan Begg Discussing IPA Research On Queensland’s Anti-discrimination Laws 4BC Brisbane – 4 July 2024
4 July 2024

Morgan Begg Discussing IPA Research On Queensland’s Anti-discrimination Laws 4BC Brisbane – 4 July 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Morgan Begg appeared on 4BC Brisbane to discuss the IPA’s research on Queensland’s anti-discrimination laws. 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. Bill McDonald: Back in 2021, the Attorney General requested that the Queensland Human Rights
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Australia’s Future With Tony Abbott – What A Return Of President Trump Means For Australia
4 July 2024

Australia’s Future With Tony Abbott – What A Return Of President Trump Means For Australia

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister, and Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Public Affairs, Tony Abbott, and IPA Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, discuss three key upcoming elections in the US, UK, and France and what the outcomes of these elections could mean for Australia’s future. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Discrimination Bill An Attack On Queenslanders’ Free Speech
4 July 2024

Discrimination Bill An Attack On Queenslanders’ Free Speech

“The Queensland government’s proposed anti-discrimination reforms represent a draconian attack on free speech that may prevent faith-based schools from teaching their beliefs and provide activists with power to censor debate,” said Margaret Chambers, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. In June, the Queensland government introduced the Respect at Work and Other Matters Amendment Bill 2024 seeking to add
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Queensland Parliament Inquiry Into Proposed Reform Of Anti-discrimination Laws
3 July 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Queensland Parliament Inquiry Into Proposed Reform Of Anti-discrimination Laws

For over 80 years, the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) has been committed to undertaking research to preserve and strengthen the foundations of economic, political, and individual freedom. Central to individual freedom is the ability to hold and communicate thoughts and to live a life according to religious convictions. The IPA is writing to all members of the Queensland parliament
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Stephen Wilson Discussing IPA Research On System Cost Energy Research Credlin Sky News Australia – 2 July 2024
2 July 2024

Stephen Wilson Discussing IPA Research On System Cost Energy Research Credlin Sky News Australia – 2 July 2024

In this interview, Stephen Wilson appeared on Credlin Sky News Australia to discuss the IPA’s research on Nuclear Energy. 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. Peta Credlin: Despite repeated claims by the Albanese government that they would bring down your
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Red Tape Army Research Breakfast 2CC – 2 July 2024
2 July 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Red Tape Army Research Breakfast 2CC – 2 July 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild appeared on Breakfast 2CC to discuss the IPA’s research on government red tape. 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. Stephen Cenatiempo: We’ve talked about the dramatic increase in the number of public servants
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Scott Hargreaves Discussing IPA Research On System Cost Energy Research Breakfast ABC Hobart – 2 July 2024
2 July 2024

Scott Hargreaves Discussing IPA Research On System Cost Energy Research Breakfast ABC Hobart – 2 July 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Scott Hargreaves appeared on Breakfast ABC Hobart to discuss the IPA’s research on Nuclear Energy. 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. Ryk Goddard: Tasmania for some time. You’ve heard a lot of debate about nuclear
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Red Tape Bureaucrats To Top 100,000 For The First Time
2 July 2024

Red Tape Bureaucrats To Top 100,000 For The First Time

“Red tape makes it harder for Australians to get ahead and increases the cost of doing business, which is only set to be made worse as there are now enough red tape bureaucrats in Canberra to fill the Melbourne Cricket Ground,” said Lachlan Clark, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New IPA research released today reveals the rapid
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Red Tape Army: 2024-25 Budget Update
2 July 2024

Red Tape Army: 2024-25 Budget Update

Download the full research noteDownload By the end of the 2025 financial year, the number of red tape enforcers—federal government employees engaged in regulatory roles—will be more than 106,000 people. This is an increase of more than 5,000 people (+5.5%) from the 2024 financial year, and an overall increase of more than 15,000 (+17%) from the 2023 financial year. Annual
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