affordability

Poll: Four In Five Australians Want Affordable And Reliable Energy Ahead Of Net Zero
13 June 2024

Poll: Four In Five Australians Want Affordable And Reliable Energy Ahead Of Net Zero

“As mainstream Australians continue to suffer through a cost-of-living crisis, it is time governments prioritise energy affordability and reliability, rather than continue to force a failing energy transition to expensive and unreliable renewables,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, a new poll commissioned by the IPA again reinforces that the vast majority
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Enter The Liberal Party, Working-class Heroes
18 January 2024

Enter The Liberal Party, Working-class Heroes

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 18 January 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. The Liberals have won over the battlers before. Now they have a new
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Poll: Australia’s Great Energy Crisis
14 July 2022

Poll: Australia’s Great Energy Crisis

“Australians want new coal-fired power stations built to ensure they have access to reliable and affordable electricity as the Great Energy Crisis continues to engulf the nation,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. A new poll commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs, reinforces that a majority of Australians want practical and proven solutions
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Energy Security Board Head Bells The Cat on Net Zero Failure
7 June 2022

Energy Security Board Head Bells The Cat on Net Zero Failure

“The fact that the Federal Government’s number one energy security adviser has declared that renewables cannot provide the baseload power Australia needs demonstrates how dangerous net zero is for the future of our nation,” said Dr Kevin You, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. As reported in Nine Newspapers today, Chair of the Energy Security Board, Anna Collyer,
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Power Price Hike Already More Than Double What Australians Will Pay For Net Zero
26 May 2022

Power Price Hike Already More Than Double What Australians Will Pay For Net Zero

“The anticipated explosion to household electricity bills is a direct and immediate consequence of a policy of net zero emissions, which is forcing affordable and reliable coal-fired power off the electricity grid,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, The Australian and the AFR reported that the Australian Energy Regulator has released its final
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Poll: Australians Prioritise National Defence Over Net Zero
17 March 2022

Poll: Australians Prioritise National Defence Over Net Zero

New polling data released today by the Institute of Public Affairs has found that a significant majority of Australians believe the federal government should be more focused on national defence than meeting a net zero emissions target by 2050. “Australia’s commitment to net zero emissions is no longer just an economic concern, mainstream Australians understand it is also a threat
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