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Saxon Davidson Discussing Record High Red Tape On 2CC Breakfast – 7 November 2023
7 November 2023

Saxon Davidson Discussing Record High Red Tape On 2CC Breakfast – 7 November 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ record levels of red tape generated by state and federal government and its effects on the economic potential of Australia, was discussed on 2CC Breakfast on 7 November 2023. 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. Stephen
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Breaking Through Red Tape To Get The Crop In Once More
7 November 2023

Breaking Through Red Tape To Get The Crop In Once More

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. Just like some of the crops they grow, the grain farmers of the Goondiwindi region have proven themselves resilient in the face of unfavourable conditions. The conditions which determine how a particular crop
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The Growth Of Red Tape – Causes And Solutions
6 November 2023

The Growth Of Red Tape – Causes And Solutions

At a time when Australia faces a broad range of economic challenges, red tape remains a significant barrier to economic recovery and opportunity. This report explores five ideas to reduce red tape which have been successfully adopted either in Australia or by governments abroad: This report also explores five ideas to reduce red tape which have not yet been implemented
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Privitisation Reversal Of NSW Prisons Shows Urgent Reform Needed
3 November 2023

Privitisation Reversal Of NSW Prisons Shows Urgent Reform Needed

“The decision to reverse the privatisation of New South Wales prisons should be accompanied with wholesale criminal justice reform focused on reducing the number of non-violent prisoners whose incarceration provides little overall safety benefit,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. Following an extended period where New South Wales prisons have strained under chronic resourcing and
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The Right Is Out Of Love With Capitalism
2 November 2023

The Right Is Out Of Love With Capitalism

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 2 November 2023 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication.  It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. Prosperity is taken for granted and freedom is an optional extra. Conservatives are
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Centralisation, The Voice, And Why The National Curriculum Should Be Abandoned
1 November 2023

Centralisation, The Voice, And Why The National Curriculum Should Be Abandoned

In this article, Colleen Harkin contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum, conducted as part of the IPA’s Class Action Program. The Class Action Program was established in 2022 to analyse Australia’s national curriculum and improve Australia’s educational standards. Centralised control results in a hierarchy of out-of-touch elites, neglects local agency, and creates unnecessary
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Don’t Be Bled Dry
31 October 2023

Don’t Be Bled Dry

IPA Review – Winter 2023

A battle to establish unions that benefit members instead of social and political agendas is winning ground but has a hard fight ahead, writes Red Union advocate Chris Dekker. It is difficult to find a contemporary Australian institution that has not been systematically captured and then overrun by far-left identity politics. The public service, media, education, and big business all pander
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Mia Schlicht On Criminal Justice Reform ABC Melbourne – 30 October 2023
30 October 2023

Mia Schlicht On Criminal Justice Reform ABC Melbourne – 30 October 2023

In this interview, Research Analyst Mia Schlicht discusses the need for criminal justice reform and better sentencing options. 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. Ali Moore: I also want to know from you whether you think jail is always the
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Mia Schlicht On Criminal Justice Reform 3AW Melbourne – 30 October 2023
30 October 2023

Mia Schlicht On Criminal Justice Reform 3AW Melbourne – 30 October 2023

In this interview, Research Analyst Mia Schlicht discusses the need for criminal justice reform and better sentencing options. 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. Tom Elliott: All right, so this is an interesting idea for punishing people. Now, former Victorian
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Daniel Wild On 5AA Mornings Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 30 October 2023
30 October 2023

Daniel Wild On 5AA Mornings Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 30 October 2023

On October 30, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Matthew Pantelis on FiveAA Mornings to discuss IPA analysis on immigration, which shows how record migration levels are exacerbating Australia’s housing shortage. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research Below is a transcript of
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