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WA Heritage Laws A Voice Warning To The Rest Of Australia
10 July 2023

WA Heritage Laws A Voice Warning To The Rest Of Australia

“Premier Cook’s admission his new cultural heritage laws only reflect what the Voice will do reinforces the community’s fear they are not being told about the repercussions of the proposed constitutional change,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Over the weekend, Western Australia’s Premier, Roger Cook, made the startling admission that “our Aboriginal cultural
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Latest ABS Job Vacancy Numbers Show Time Has Come To Remove All Tax And Red Tape Barriers To Work
29 June 2023

Latest ABS Job Vacancy Numbers Show Time Has Come To Remove All Tax And Red Tape Barriers To Work

“Today’s job vacancy data confirms the need for the Federal Government to finally get serious about Australia’s worker shortage crisis, and to remove the tax and red tape barriers stopping Australians who want to work,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows there are still over
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Overregulation In Western Australia’s Agricultural Sector
29 June 2023

Overregulation In Western Australia’s Agricultural Sector

Farmers and agriculturalists have long been the backbone of Western Australia’s economy, history, and way of life. Some of Australia’s earliest and most significant pioneers, such as Sidney Kidman and the McDonald brothers, were key to the establishment of WA’s successful agricultural industries. Farmers in Western Australia are not immune to the economic challenges facing the nation today. These challenges
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West Australian Farmers Already Most Regulated – Heritage Laws To Make Bad Situation Worse
29 June 2023

West Australian Farmers Already Most Regulated – Heritage Laws To Make Bad Situation Worse

“Despite doing the heavy lifting on behalf of the nation, West Australian farmers are now the most heavily regulated in Australia, and, although now delayed, the new Aboriginal cultural heritage laws will only make a bad situation worse,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Institute of Public Affairs has released new research
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Temporary Win For West Australian Farmers As Red Tape Assault Pushed Back
28 June 2023

Temporary Win For West Australian Farmers As Red Tape Assault Pushed Back

“The announcement today from the Western Australian Government that it will push back the implementation of sections of its new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act is an admission of the substantial impact it will have on local communities,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The IPA, which is continuing its research tour throughout the Great
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IPA Tour Of South-West Western Australia To Discuss Impact Of Red Tape On Farming Communities
26 June 2023

IPA Tour Of South-West Western Australia To Discuss Impact Of Red Tape On Farming Communities

“Western Australia does the heavy lifting on behalf of the nation when it comes to agriculture and resources, yet is increasingly burdened with productivity killing red tape, which is set to be made worse with the commencement of cultural heritage laws,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This week, the IPA will visit Katanning,
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Western Australia Hardest Hit By Worker Shortages
23 June 2023

Western Australia Hardest Hit By Worker Shortages

“Job number one for Premier Cook is to fix Western Australia’s worst-in-the-nation worker shortage levels, which is stifling business performance and punishing customers,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Institute of Public Affairs has released new research that shows Western Australia is the hardest hit by worker shortages, which is holding the state
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Let Pensioners And Veterans Shore Up Our Worker Shortage
22 August 2022

Let Pensioners And Veterans Shore Up Our Worker Shortage

The upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit in Australia, to be held on Sept. 1 to 2, must bring immediate reform to address worker shortages crippling Australian businesses. Australia is in the midst of a worker shortage crisis, with almost 500,000 job vacancies across the country. This is holding businesses back as they try to recover from the past two and
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Do We Fill Job Vacancies With Pensioners Or Migrants?
19 August 2022

Do We Fill Job Vacancies With Pensioners Or Migrants?

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia. In this article, Cian Hussey contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis 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.
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Rising Red Tape Under The Morrison Government Is Strangling Australian Business
4 May 2022

Rising Red Tape Under The Morrison Government Is Strangling Australian Business

When the federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg remarked on the inspiration he takes from the Thatcher and Reagan governments in July 2020, he gave Australians an insight into what he had planned for the economic recovery following the pandemic. “… not everyone is a Keynesian and thinking about income support. It is important to go to the supply side. Thatcher, Reagan,
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