Rights and Freedoms

John Storey Discussing Squatting And Property Rights 3AW Afternoons – 15 April 2024
15 April 2024

John Storey Discussing Squatting And Property Rights 3AW Afternoons – 15 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ John Storey was on 3AW Afternoons with Tony Moclair to discuss the IPA’s research into Australia’s housing shortage. 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. Tony Moclair: So Gordon Ramsay, squatters is in the pub. He’s not
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Daniel Wild Discussing North Central Victoria Regional Tour Credlin Sky News Australia – 9 April 2024
9 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing North Central Victoria Regional Tour Credlin Sky News Australia – 9 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild was on Credlin Sky News Australia to discuss the IPA’s research into the agricultural land use required for renewable energy projects. 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. Peta Credlin: Welcome back. Still to come,
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IPA Research: Internet Censorship Laws Must be Abandoned Due To Fact Checking Bias
1 April 2024

IPA Research: Internet Censorship Laws Must be Abandoned Due To Fact Checking Bias

“The federal government’s deeply flawed, anti-free speech misinformation laws must be shelved as new research has uncovered the entrenched bias of Australia’s main fact checking organisations,” said John Storey, Director of Law and Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released a new report analysing the fact checking investigations undertaken by the three main fact checking organisations
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Fact Check Or Stacked Deck?
1 April 2024

Fact Check Or Stacked Deck?

Analysis of Australian fact checking organisations from 2019 to 2024 Under the federal government’s proposed Communications Legislation Amendment (Combatting Misinformation and Disinformation) Bill 2023, social media companies can be penalised by the Australian Communications and Media Authority for failing to remove “misinformation” and “disinformation” from their platforms. It is expected that the social media companies will outsource to fact checking
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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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Record, Unplanned Migration Intake Responsible For Stealing The Australian Dream Of Home Ownership
31 March 2024

Record, Unplanned Migration Intake Responsible For Stealing The Australian Dream Of Home Ownership

“The federal government has failed to rein in its unplanned, out-of-control mass migration program, with unprecedented housing shortages now a reality for millions of Australians nationwide” said Dr Kevin You, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released new research revealing the impact of unplanned, record Net Overseas Migration on Australia’s ever-worsening housing shortage. Analysis
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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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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: The Future Of Religious Freedom
28 March 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: The Future Of Religious Freedom

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the government’s attack on school choice and religious freedom, and the growing challenges and threat of China. Tony also shares his unique perspective on the failures of Australia’s mass migration program. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Australia Censored Episode 4:  Do Liberty And Political Rights Still Have A Role In The Digital Age?
27 March 2024

Australia Censored Episode 4: Do Liberty And Political Rights Still Have A Role In The Digital Age?

In this episode of Australia Censored, host John Storey, Director of Law and Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs, talks to a tireless defender of freedom, IPA Executive Director Scott Hargreaves. John and Scott discuss the threats to free speech at home and abroad and poses the question: do classical enlightenment principles of liberty and political rights still have
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Mass Migration And State ‘Voices’ Fuel Distrust In Democracy
27 March 2024

Mass Migration And State ‘Voices’ Fuel Distrust In Democracy

In this article, John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into the government’s unplanned migration policies and its affect on Australia’s economic prosperity. Opinion polls from around the world show an accelerating decline in trust in democracy. In a recent American poll, only 28 per cent of adults said they were satisfied with the way democracy worked in their
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