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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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Victorians Could Pay Over $500k For MP’s Crimes. How’s That For Justice?
29 October 2023

Victorians Could Pay Over $500k For MP’s Crimes. How’s That For Justice?

In this article, Research Analyst Mia Schlicht contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on criminal justice reform. Former Victorian cabinet minister Russell Northe’s blatant abuse of his position of power, and his betrayal of the public warrants strict punishment. He deserves no special privileges because of his former office. But his sentencing highlights the need for urgent reform from his
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Think the Voice Was Bad? Labor’s Plan For ‘Misinformation’ Laws is the Party’s Latest Political Ploy to Give More Power to Australia’s Unelected Officials
27 October 2023

Think the Voice Was Bad? Labor’s Plan For ‘Misinformation’ Laws is the Party’s Latest Political Ploy to Give More Power to Australia’s Unelected Officials

In this article, Director of Research Morgan Begg contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on misinformation laws and how it affects the political freedom of mainstream Australians. The resounding rejection by the Australian people of the Voice to Parliament is being met not with reflection or humility by the Federal Government, but with a promise to censor online political communication
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Northe Case Highlights Need For Criminal Justice Reform
26 October 2023

Northe Case Highlights Need For Criminal Justice Reform

“Russell Northe has broken the law, abused his position of power for financial gain and should be punished harshly. However, the punishment should be a severe financial penalty rather than incarceration.” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. On Wednesday, former Victorian State MP Russell Northe was sentenced to 21 months in prison by the Victorian
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Misinformation Bill Is Simply Retaliation By The Elite
25 October 2023

Misinformation Bill Is Simply Retaliation By The Elite

In this article, Legal Rights Program Director John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on misinformation laws and how it affects the political freedom of mainstream Australians. After a big election defeat the losing party is usually introspective, admitting they need to review their policies because they failed to connect with voters. After the republic referendum and the same
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Equality Before The Law, Not Laws For Equal Outcomes
20 October 2023

Equality Before The Law, Not Laws For Equal Outcomes

This magazine is being sent to print just after the massive rejection of the Voice to Parliament by Australians. This is a victory for the principle that we are Australians equal together, and that no one should have special civic and political rights over and above their fellow citizens. In the lead up to the referendum, the IPA summarised its
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Learn From Sad History
20 October 2023

Learn From Sad History

Millennials’ support for ‘socialism’ would wane if they were taught more of its true nature and tragic history, report IPA Research Fellows Lana Starkey and Colleen Harkin. Long branded narcissistic, entitled, and politically apathetic, the ‘Me me me’ millennial generation—those born between 1980 and 2000—are now the largest voting group in Australia. If the polls are correct, their attitude towards
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Voice Loss Heralds Labor’s Third Great Split
19 October 2023

Voice Loss Heralds Labor’s Third Great Split

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Voice to Parliament. The IPA has been researching the consequences a potential Voice to Parliament would have to the political freedom, liberty, and equality of Australians since the Uluru Statement of the Heart was first being drafted. Two earlier schisms divided the parliamentary party.
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The USA’s Promised Land
17 October 2023

The USA’s Promised Land

A remarkable new book explains how the USA became the Promised Land for its Jewish citizens, writes former intelligence analyst Paul Monk. American academic and author Walter Russell Mead has devoted his career to the close study of the Anglo-American world order, rather as American political scientist Aaron Friedberg has done. The scholarship Mead has produced makes him an authoritative
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No Vote A Victory For The Australian Way Of Life
14 October 2023

No Vote A Victory For The Australian Way Of Life

Statement from Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs Today is a proud day in the history of Australia. The result makes clear an overwhelming majority of Australians, from all walks of life, have rejected entrenching racial division in our nation’s founding document. Australians voted ‘No’ because they did not want our nation to be permanently
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