Western Civilisation

Freedom: What Was So Hard To Gain, Is Now At Risk

In April, Prime Minister Scott Morrison told Australians that Australia’s period of time spent in Afghanistan was worth it, because “freedom is always worth it.” But despite this comment, Australians...
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Radical Leftism Is Being Enshrined Australia’s Proposed National Curriculum

In 2004, the Federal Education Minister, Julie Bishop, proposed the creation of a National Curriculum. Bishop argued that it would benefit all Australians as it would take education out of…

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Libs In Name Only Cancel Christensen’s Dissent

It’s hard to know what will remain of the Liberal Party at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. As an organisation it will continue on, it will have representatives in…

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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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Australia’s Greatness Will Endure

Not so long ago my colleague, Dr Bella d’Abrera, wrote: Australian universities are more focused on their business model than engaging in free intellectual inquiry. Since then, two things have…

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Teaching One Side Of Our History Is A Travesty

In an effort to stem the catastrophic decline in VCE students electing to study Australia’s history in their final two years of schooling, state education experts at the Victorian Curriculum…

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IPA Research Reveals Full Scale Of Activism In New Radical Curriculum

A Freedom of Information request from the Institute of Public Affairs finds that an activist advisory group was consulted on every learning area in the proposed new National Curriculum, including…

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Where Ideas Go To Die

In 2018, marine scientist Dr Peter Ridd was sacked from his professorship at James Cook University (JCU) for being critical of some of the university’s research. Few readers will be…

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We’re Weird As It Gets

Can ‘Big Data’—quantitative analysis of massive databases—provide a new way of talking about Western Civilisation; one that sidesteps the cancel culture that aims to kill debate (and careers)?

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The National Curriculum Will Divide Families

The proposed changes to the National Curriculum will “de-educate children.” The proposals add identity politics and critical race theory to our nation’s schools, remove teachings of Christianity and Ancient Greece…

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Race Is Not Relevant

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese’s recommitment to the indigenous Voice to parliament would not “strengthen our nation” – it would irrevocably and permanently break the country along racial lines. The Uluru…

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That is Not What Anzac Day is About

Proud veteran and IPA Member George Bindley shares what ANZAC Day means to him, and why he objects to the Andrews government’s restrictions on this revered day. To support more…

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