Western Civilisation

Bella d’Abrera Discussing the National Curriculum on Outsiders – Sky News Australia
25 March 2024

Bella d’Abrera Discussing the National Curriculum on Outsiders – Sky News Australia

On 24 March 2024, Dr. Bella d’Abrera appeared on Outsiders to discuss the IPA’s research on the national curriculum. 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. Rowan Dean: But now a special treat live here, a live whackademia. Yes, it’s the
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Dreamtime Maths
21 March 2024

Dreamtime Maths

In this article, Bella d’Arbrera contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing many of the liberties enjoyed
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‘Hell To Pay’ If Gender Equity Activists Get Their Way
18 March 2024

‘Hell To Pay’ If Gender Equity Activists Get Their Way

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 18 March 2024 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. If we want to reach for the stars, then it will be our
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How Australia Was Made – Series Launch
13 March 2024

How Australia Was Made – Series Launch

How Australia Was Made is an educational research project of The Centre for the Australian Way of Life at the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA). It consists of series of research essays written specifically for an Australian audience tracing the development of Western Civilisation through successive time periods. They take us from Ancient Greece to Modern Australia in a manner
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New Space Race: Putting Woke Into Orbit
29 February 2024

New Space Race: Putting Woke Into Orbit

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into Australian Universities and how they are failing young Australians. If we want to reach for the stars, then it will be our best and brightest – not virtue signalling – that gets us there. It’s not rocket science. Or is it? Those working at Monash University’s recently launched
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Decolonising (Or Radicalising) The Curriculum
26 February 2024

Decolonising (Or Radicalising) The Curriculum

In this article, Lana Starkey contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Victoria’s year 12 English reading list, and how this is failing high school students. It appears our educational elites have learned nothing from 2023’s referendum on the Voice to Parliament. Despite promises of a ‘back to basics’ curriculum, this year Victorian teachers will have to
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Banducci Resignation A Warning To Woke Corporates
21 February 2024

Banducci Resignation A Warning To Woke Corporates

“The resignation of Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci is a warning to woke corporates and the elite director class to stop disrespecting mainstream values and running down Australia,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Polling commissioned by the IPA, conducted by independent marketing research firm Dynata, at the time of Banducci’s decision to ban Australia
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Morgan Begg On IPA VCE Text Book 3AW Afternoons – 19 February 2024
19 February 2024

Morgan Begg On IPA VCE Text Book 3AW Afternoons – 19 February 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Morgan Begg joined Tony Moclair on 3AW Afternoons to discuss the IPA’s research into the new VCE rules on texts. 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. Tony Moclair: It’s been revealed that woke books made
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Complex New Rules Force Woke Agenda On Victoria’s English Students
19 February 2024

Complex New Rules Force Woke Agenda On Victoria’s English Students

“Victorian parents have been left in the dark about radical new Victorian government rules, which force the state’s Year 12 students into lessons on woke and divisive race and gender theories as part of their English studies,” said Morgan Begg, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. New analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs reveals how new
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Illusion Of Choice: New Rules Mandate Woke Texts In Victorian Schools
19 February 2024

Illusion Of Choice: New Rules Mandate Woke Texts In Victorian Schools

Key Findings On 29 January 2024, schoolchildren in Victoria will be returning to classes, with approximately 60,000 undertaking their final year of secondary education. Most of the 60,000 year 12 students will take VCE English, and VCE English teachers will be instructing from a list of 36 texts on the 2024 VCE English text list. This analysis has been undertaken
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