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Federal Budget Forgets What Hawke Knew About Growth
4 June 2024

Federal Budget Forgets What Hawke Knew About Growth

State Library of South Australia, CC BY 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian budget and cost of living. ‘We will not be able to just spend our way out of the mess: we must work our way out of it, work our way out of
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Budget Reveals Lack Of Vision, Ambition For Australia
15 May 2024

Budget Reveals Lack Of Vision, Ambition For Australia

“The federal budget reinforces that the economic focus of the government is solely on redistribution to benefit sectional interests, rather than growth to benefit the entire nation,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The release last night of the 2024-25 federal budget locks in higher spending, debt, and taxes for future generations: “This is
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Western Australia’s Budget Sound But Lessons From East Coast Clear
10 May 2024

Western Australia’s Budget Sound But Lessons From East Coast Clear

“In a state with the good fortune to possess an abundance of mineral resources, it is also fortunate to have solid, long-term management by leaders who acknowledge the value these resources add to the state’s economy,’’ said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Analysis by the IPA of the 2024-25 State Budget handed down by
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Debt Bomb To Leave Victorian Economy In Tatters For Generations
7 May 2024

Debt Bomb To Leave Victorian Economy In Tatters For Generations

“The Victorian state budget demonstrates the consequences of a decade of reckless and irresponsible economic management. Generations of Victorians are going to be left with a bill they will have to pay with little, if anything, to show for it,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Analysis by the IPA of the 2024-25 State
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The Budget’s Rivers Of Gold Flow Toward Its Pet Political Ambitions
31 May 2023

The Budget’s Rivers Of Gold Flow Toward Its Pet Political Ambitions

In this article, Brianna McKee 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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The ESG Trap
20 May 2023

The ESG Trap

While Australians have been distracted by the Voice to Parliament, nuclear submarines, and the Budget, ASIC recently followed through on its threat to crack down on superannuation funds engaged in the esoteric offence of ‘greenwashing’, launching its first prosecution. Greenwashing is the (apparently) deceptive practice whereby business organisations, or investment funds, claim that their products or services are environmentally friendly,
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Lessons In Political And Economic Leadership
9 May 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Lessons In Political And Economic Leadership

See below for show notes: This week former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow at the IPA Tony Abbott shares his thoughts on political and economic leadership, in the context of the federal budget and the infighting in the Victorian Liberal Party. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Australia’s Spending Crisis: Estimating The Effect Of Federal Government Spending On Household Mortgage Repayments
8 May 2023

Australia’s Spending Crisis: Estimating The Effect Of Federal Government Spending On Household Mortgage Repayments

Australian families are facing acute and immediate cost of living pressures, caused by rapidly rising inflation, energy costs, and rising mortgage repayment rates. One of the key causes of rising inflation is debt and deficit-financed government spending. This report examines the relationship between government spending, inflation, and mortgage rates, and its key findings are: In addition, government spending increased by
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Federal Government Spending To Drive Mortgage Payments Up $3,000 a Year Via Inflation
8 May 2023

Federal Government Spending To Drive Mortgage Payments Up $3,000 a Year Via Inflation

“Forecast increases in Federal Government spending will drive inflation higher, causing average mortgage repayments to increase by over $3,000 per annum, for the next three years,” said Daniel Wild Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. New economic research released by the IPA shows that increased Federal Government spending, already locked in from last year’s October Budget, will
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We’re Not Fighting A Fair Fight On The Voice To Parliament After Uneven Budget Funding For The ‘Yes’ Vote
29 October 2022

We’re Not Fighting A Fair Fight On The Voice To Parliament After Uneven Budget Funding For The ‘Yes’ Vote

This article was originally published on Sky News Australia. In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian constitution, conducted as part of the IPA’s analysis of the Voice to Parliament. The IPA has been researching the consequences a potential Voice to Parliament would have to the political freedom, liberty, and equality
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