Rights and Freedoms

Governments Might Refuse To Acknowledge The Devastation Of Lockdown, But The Top End Of Town Is Talking

One would be hard-pressed to find many silver linings as millions of Australians endured further lockdowns in July, but the admission by many business leaders and commentators that Australia’s response to coronavirus has caused…

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Power To The People

After COVID and Cancel Culture have incited fear and guilt, it is time to restore the virtues and attitudes that made Australia a country to be proud of, argues IPA…

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Poll: NSW Residents Demand Politician And Bureaucrat Pay Cut During Lockdown

The Institute of Public Affairs has called on the New South Wales government to reduce the salaries of politicians and bureaucrats who are on over $150,000 by 20% for the…

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Britain Is Now Living With COVID And Australia Must Too

Freedom Day in London. A crowded room. Music pulsing through my veins. Sweaty bodies conspicuously not distanced. HEAVEN nightclub in London, like hundreds of others in the UK, reopened in…

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Plan On Living And Dying With The Virus

On Wednesday, NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro spoke more honestly about COVID-19 than any other politician – state or federal – has done since the outbreak of the virus in Australia in…

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IPA Wins Fight For Freedom Of Speech On Campus

The Institute of Public Affairs has secured a victory in the fight for freedom of speech on campus. Today, the Queensland University of Technology Student Guild made an unreserved apology…

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Lockdown Under: As The UK Opens Up, Australians Face An Endless Cycle Of Restrictions

Spare a thought for your friends Down Under. When England had its Freedom Day on July 19, half of the Australian population were under strict lockdown orders. While Brits were…

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Why England Must Get Out Of Lockdown For Good

The people of England should celebrate their newly restored freedoms. Ignore the Zero Covid fanatics imploring you to stay at home, mask up and pretend it’s March 2020. Australia’s lockdown plight…

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Is This The Most Outrageous Covid Scaremongering Yet?

Have you noticed the latest scare tactic pushed in the Victorian press conferences?  After 16 months of waiting for the dreaded ‘new case’ number to drop each morning, we now…

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Lockdowns, Public Servant Pay Cuts Should Go Hand-in-Hand

“We need to restart our economy. We need to restart our society. We can’t keep Australia under the doona. We need to be able to move ahead.” These were the…

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If Lockdowns ‘Work’, Cut Fat Cats’ Pay

Last month, ABC News reported on the results of a survey of 1157 Victorians conducted in September last year. Those results have just been published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, but amid the…

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Hell No, She Can’t Go

Annastacia Palaszczuk should absolutely be denied an exemption to leave Australia.   Queenslanders are just picking up the pieces after another foolish lockdown, families separated from each other are coming to terms with the halving…

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