Rights and Freedoms

State Liberals’ Integrity Blues Are Of Their Own Making

The travails of Dominic Perrottet and Matthew Guy show that if the public’s imagination is not captured by politicians’ policies, something else will get voters’ attention. What former US secretary…

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The Question Of Simplicity

The vote for an indigenous voice has been made easy but what powers it eventually has are still unclear Anthony Albanese should be commended for keeping the referendum question that…

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Ramping Up Our Coal And Gas Production Is The Only Way To Power Australia While We Get Over Our Nuclear Energy Hang-up

Refurbishing our coal plants to extend their working life, scrapping the renewable energy target and increasing gas exploration is the simplest solution to Australia’s power demands in the immediate years…

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Australia’s Worker Shortage See’s $32 Billion In Wages Lost

“Australia is in the middle of an unprecedented worker shortage, and any Australian, particularly pensioners, who want to work, should not face barriers to getting a job,” said Daniel Wild,…

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Undoing Australia

The University of Melbourne is training revolutionaries to dismantle the nation Back in 2017, the University of Sydney launched a campaign to ‘unlearn’ education. In 2022, the University of Melbourne…

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Victorians Deserve A Government Which Guarantees Fairness And Justice For All

In Victoria we have a two-track legal system where those favoured by the Andrews government get a soft touch, and the rest get the book thrown at them. In Daniel…

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Labor’s Net Zero Bill Will Give Eco-activists A Free Pass To Flood Our Courts With Disruptive Legislation

Proposed legislation to codify Australia’s emissions reductions targets would give licence to green groups to weaponise the law through courtroom activism. The Albanese government’s climate legislation will, if passed, unleash…

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The War On Motherhood

Women have come a long way in the struggle for equality in society, but what started as a noble project has been hijacked to fuel the grievance industry. Big business…

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Code Red Over Code Rainbow

Ambulance Victoria is in crisis. In 2022, it has already had seven code reds and we are just over halfway through the year. Fixing the lack of ambulances should be…

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If Only The Coalition Knew How To Govern Like Labor

The ALP knows how to impose its agenda. Meanwhile, the sanguine Liberals are trusting in luck for government to land back in their lap. Full credit to Anthony Albanese and…

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Victoria – State Of Fear

Declaring an amnesty for Victorians fined or arrested for peacefully exercising their rights during lockdowns is the only consistent way to end the confusion surrounding Victoria Police’s pursuit of charges…

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Shadows Over Parliament

Action is needed to uphold the Bill of Rights’ intent to keep the courts out of parliament, argues former Liberal Democrats senator David Leyonhjelm. In the English-speaking world, members of…

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The Rise and Rise of the Modern State

Freedom itself is under threat as the ever-growing State damages liberalism and individualism, argues historian and IPA Adjunct Fellow, Bradley Bowden. The success of modern liberal-democracies has been built upon…

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COVID Protest Hypocrisy Remains Endemic In Victoria

“With Victoria Police reportedly withdrawing charges against BLM protest organisers, the principle should be extended to all those who peacefully exercised their democratic right to protest,” said Morgan Begg, Director…

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The Measure Of Liberty

If Australians knew more of how political and economic liberty defeated pessimism and poverty, they’d be more prepared to fight for it now, write IPA Adjunct Fellow Brad Bowden and…

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1770 And All That – Why Renaming Cook Cup Is Wrong

The Rugby Football Union and Rugby Australia’s joint decision this month to rename the Cook Cup the Ella-Mobbs Trophy is not only pointless virtue signalling but also a gross misrepresentation…

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The Anti-Australian Behaviour Of Bandt and Thorpe

Why anybody is surprised that Senator Lidia Thorpe’s admission that she became a senator to “infiltrate the colonial project” is, in itself, surprising. The same goes for the reaction to…

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The Indigenous Voice To Parliament Has the Potential To Be Divisive

Indigenous Australians are Australians Voice. Treaty. Truth. These are the words used to describe the Australian Labor Party’s (ALP) main policy for Indigenous Australians. Now that the ALP has claimed power…

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