Australian Politics

Fixing Australia’s Self-flagellating Education System Will Help Boost ADF Recruitment Drive, Restore Our Sense Of Self
22 May 2024

Fixing Australia’s Self-flagellating Education System Will Help Boost ADF Recruitment Drive, Restore Our Sense Of Self

In this article, Director of Law and Policy John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on national defence, and its role in the Australian way of life. There was recently a short-lived internet trend where men were asked how often they thought about the Roman Empire.  Surprisingly the men interviewed admit to thinking about the Roman Empire remarkably often.
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Environmental Defenders Office Review Stitch Up For Political Allies
17 May 2024

Environmental Defenders Office Review Stitch Up For Political Allies

“Australians can have no confidence in the review ordered by the federal environment minister into the grubby tactics of the Environmental Defenders Office. It is nothing more than a stitch up to protect the government’s political allies,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In November 2023, the Federal Court granted a last-minute injunction to
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We And The ABS Will Not Be Fooled Again!
17 May 2024

We And The ABS Will Not Be Fooled Again!

In this article, Scott Hargreaves contextualises and disseminates the findings of the the IPA’s research into federal government debt and spending. The Albanese government is using taxpayers’ money and accounting tricks to cover up the inflationary pressures its own policies are exacerbating, particularly those arising from the so-called energy transition. A responsible budget would have sought to keep a lid on inflation,
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Australia’s New Course Is To Be Managed Decline
16 May 2024

Australia’s New Course Is To Be Managed Decline

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the findings of the the IPA’s research into federal government debt and spending. The budget is our politics writ small: too lacking in confidence and optimism to seek out new growth. A federal treasurer’s speech on budget night isn’t a reflection of every aspect of the country, it nevertheless paints a picture
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Australia’s Future With Tony Abbott – A Bad Budget For Australia
16 May 2024

Australia’s Future With Tony Abbott – A Bad Budget For Australia

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the the 2024 federal budget, and the decision of the federal government to vote in favour of Palestine’s bid for full membership of the United Nations which goes against our key allies in the US and UK.
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Uncontrolled, Mass-migration Growth Model Driving Down Australians’ Living Standards
11 May 2024

Uncontrolled, Mass-migration Growth Model Driving Down Australians’ Living Standards

“Australians today are thousands of dollars worse off, as productivity-driven economic growth has been replaced with the lazy and shortsighted growth model of uncontrolled, mass migration,” said Dr Kevin You, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New research released today by the IPA into long-term per capita economic growth trends reveals the extent of Australia’s declining living standards
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Misinformation Smokescreen For Social Breakdown
2 May 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Misinformation Smokescreen For Social Breakdown

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the government’s proposed internet censorship via its misinformation laws, the shortcomings of the government’s Future Made in Australia plan, and Tony shares with us his perspectives on the future on the centre-right in Australia and across the
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No Safe Spaces For Jewish Students At Universities
2 May 2024

No Safe Spaces For Jewish Students At Universities

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 2 May 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. Vice chancellors say what’s happening on campuses here is a million miles away
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Daniel Wild On eSafety Commissioner with Rita Panahi – 17 April 2024
20 April 2024

Daniel Wild On eSafety Commissioner with Rita Panahi – 17 April 2024

The IPA’s research and commentary on “Misinformation” and censorship appears here. On 17 April, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild appeared on The Rita Panahi Show to discuss the IPA’s research into the government’s Nature Positive plan, misinformation, and Australia’s record migration intake. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of
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Higgins ‘cover-up’ no Watergate. It was another ‘Russsiagate’
18 April 2024

Higgins ‘cover-up’ no Watergate. It was another ‘Russsiagate’

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 18 April 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. It might not be Australia’s own version of “Russiagate”, but there are more
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