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Australia’s Unsustainable Migration Path
18 February 2024

Australia’s Unsustainable Migration Path

On 15 February 2024, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released data on the number of overseas arrivals to and departures from Australia up to and including the month of December 2023. Analysis of the new data on net permanent and long-term arrivals, as well as other existing data, identifies concerning trends in Australia’s present migration policy settings: Australia is a
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IPA Research: Unprecedented One Million Long-term Arrivals Entered Australia In 2023
18 February 2024

IPA Research: Unprecedented One Million Long-term Arrivals Entered Australia In 2023

“The latest data from the ABS reinforces the unprecedented and unplanned size and growth of Australia’s migration intake. This is placing immense pressure on housing and our critical infrastructure and has not solved our worker shortage crisis,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released new research analysing the growth of Australia’s
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Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform ABC Adelaide Mornings – 12 February 2024
12 February 2024

Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform ABC Adelaide Mornings – 12 February 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined David Bevan on ABC Adelaide to discuss the IPA’s research into how removing red tape and tax barriers on Australian pensioners can solve Australia’s worker shortage crisis. 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
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Violent Offender Surge Underscores Urgent Need For Criminal Justice Reform
8 February 2024

Violent Offender Surge Underscores Urgent Need For Criminal Justice Reform

“New ABS data again shows that continued increases in violent crime right across the nation will not go away unless political leaders commit to wholesale criminal justice reform focused on preventing crime and keeping communities safe,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ latest data detailing recorded crime and
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Crime Is Up And So Is The Cost Of Jailing Criminals
6 February 2024

Crime Is Up And So Is The Cost Of Jailing Criminals

In this article, Research Analyst Mia Schlicht contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on criminal justice reform. The duty of our criminal justice system must be to ensure that the community feels safe, is safe, and criminals are effectively punished. Throughout 2023, this was not the reality for many parts of NSW, particularly Sydney, with almost daily reports of violence.
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Productivity Commission Data Shows Youth Justice Systems Nationwide Are Broken
23 January 2024

Productivity Commission Data Shows Youth Justice Systems Nationwide Are Broken

“Data shows urgent criminal justice reform is needed to ensure low-risk youth offenders are punished in a manner that does not turn them into lifelong and violent offenders,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. New data from the Productivity Commission reveals the number of young people in detention across Australia has increased for the second
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Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Worker Shortages Perth Live 6PR – January 10 2024
10 January 2024

Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Worker Shortages Perth Live 6PR – January 10 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined Russel Collett on Perth 6PR to discuss the nationwide worker shortage and the data correlating to it from the ABS. 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. Russell Collett: This is very interesting.
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New ABS Prison Data Shows Why Criminal Justice Reform Urgent
23 November 2023

New ABS Prison Data Shows Why Criminal Justice Reform Urgent

“The latest ABS data shows prison numbers have climbed over the last 12 months, highlighting, yet again, the need for wholesale criminal justice reform, as current policy settings are simply not working or keeping us safe,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. Data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals the number of
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New ABS Data Reveals Worrying Rise In Prisoner Numbers
21 September 2023

New ABS Data Reveals Worrying Rise In Prisoner Numbers

“The alarming growth in Australia’s prisoner numbers is a sure sign we need a wholesale change in our criminal justice approach, one built on common sense, with community protection at its core,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. Data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals the number of people in prisons nationwide
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Record Numbers Arrive To Severe Lack of Housing
20 September 2023

Record Numbers Arrive To Severe Lack of Housing

In this article, Kevin You contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s housing shortage and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. The IPA has been dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of economic freedom through research and analysis since its inception in 1943. You know there is a problem when even the most
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