Australia Day

Daniel Wild On Big Corporations Trying To Cancel Australia Day Mornings 3AW – 12 January 2024
12 January 2024

Daniel Wild On Big Corporations Trying To Cancel Australia Day Mornings 3AW – 12 January 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Heidi Murphy on 3AW Mornings to discuss IPA research on Australians’ attitudes to the involvement of big businesses in politics. 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. Heidi Murphy: I mentioned before the break
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More Like Oz Day Than Not
26 January 2023

More Like Oz Day Than Not

This article was originally published in the Daily Telegraph. In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia Day, conducted as part of the IPA’s Centre for the Australian Way of Life. The IPA’s Centre for the Australian Way of Life aims to research the various ways in which Australia’s culture and history
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New Poll: Majority of Australians Support 26 January As Australia Day
23 January 2023

New Poll: Majority of Australians Support 26 January As Australia Day

62% of Australians agree Australia Day should be celebrated on 26 January, according to a new poll commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. The poll of 1,000 Australians found that 62% of respondents agreed with the statement ‘Australia Day should be celebrated on 26 January’, 17% disagreed and 21% had no opinion. “A strong majority of Australians still support
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Leader Of The Free World
30 March 2022

Leader Of The Free World

Only last week, the Northern Beaches rural fire brigades were helping to clean up after the second one-in-100-year flood to hit the Hawkesbury in just 12 months. Yet despite the clinging mud, the ruined furniture, the lost possessions and the financial cost of rebuilding twice, in an area where flood insurance is almost impossible to get, the general sentiment was stoical: the
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IPA Congratulates Gina Rinehart AO
26 January 2022

IPA Congratulates Gina Rinehart AO

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has congratulated Gina Rinehart AO on receiving the award of Officer of the Order of Australia in the 2022 Australia Day Honours. Individuals are appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service of a high degree in service to Australia or to humanity at large. Mrs Rinehart, an
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History Littered With Good
26 January 2022

History Littered With Good

Use Australia Day to remember the many great achievements of our citizens over the course of time Contrary to what you might hear from members of the left-wing elites who regard their country with disdain, there is much to celebrate about this nation on January 26. Australia is a great democracy which we should appreciate. People come to Australia from
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New Poll: Majority Of Australians Support Australia Day On 26 January
17 January 2022

New Poll: Majority Of Australians Support Australia Day On 26 January

65% of Australians support Australia Day being celebrated on January 26 according to a new poll of over 1,000 Australians commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. The polling data collected by Dynata reveals that only 15% of Australians think the date of Australia Day should be changed. “While only 15% support changing the date, worryingly that minority view continues
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Wiping “Australia Day” From The Big Bash Games: Polling Shows It’s Another Fumble By Our Feeble Cricketers
26 January 2021

Wiping “Australia Day” From The Big Bash Games: Polling Shows It’s Another Fumble By Our Feeble Cricketers

In the wake of an underwhelming summer of cricket in which the Australians lost a home series to the depleted Indian squad, Australia’s governing body for cricket has identified where it’s priorities lie: joining the campaign to abolish Australia Day.   The pool of batsmen proved to be without depth, while the bowling line-up was inconsistent at best. The captaincy of the test team is under renewed pressure, with captain
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Invasion Day Parade Going Ahead Despite Australia Day Events Being Cancelled Is Pure Hypocrisy
19 January 2021

Invasion Day Parade Going Ahead Despite Australia Day Events Being Cancelled Is Pure Hypocrisy

This year, Daniel Andrews isn’t just trying to change the date of Australia Day; he’s cancelling it altogether. Without consulting the community, and under the cover of COVID-19, the Premier has decided the Australia Day parade, which brings all Australians together, will be cancelled indefinitely. Yet, in June last year, he allowed thousands of protesters to march through the streets
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Celebrate Australia Day In 2020
20 January 2020

Celebrate Australia Day In 2020

Australians do love Australia day. It turns out we do want to celebrate Australia day on the 26th of January because Australians love being free! Australia day is a chance for us to come together and celebrate. Watch our latest video.
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