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“Scott Morrison Is Right To Focus On Jobs”
26 May 2020

“Scott Morrison Is Right To Focus On Jobs”

A daily email by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs, providing the latest economic data and policy measures for journalists, commentators and IPA members. Daily IPA comment on Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s National Press Club speech, attributable to Cian Hussey, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs: “Scott Morrison is right to focus on jobs. Getting
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What I’m hearing from Australians – IPA Keeping in Touch – 25 May 2020
25 May 2020

What I’m hearing from Australians – IPA Keeping in Touch – 25 May 2020

Dear IPA Members One of things that I love about my job here at the IPA is that it puts me in contact with so many Australians from so many different walks of life. You might know me from sending out the IPA’s weekly email Hey…What Did I Miss on Thursdays and co-hosting The Young IPA Podcast on Tuesdays and Fridays. But I also manage
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“The Lockdown Measures Have Little To Do With Public Health”
22 May 2020

“The Lockdown Measures Have Little To Do With Public Health”

A daily email by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs, providing the latest economic data and policy measures for journalists, commentators and IPA members. Daily IPA comment, attributable to Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs: “The easing of the lockdown restrictions by state governments appears to have very little to do with
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Voice Of Small Business Is Silent On The COVID-19 Commission
22 May 2020

Voice Of Small Business Is Silent On The COVID-19 Commission

Senator Michaelia Cash is the Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business in the Morrison government. It’s one thing for a minister to have such a title. It’s another thing entirely for the government to take that title seriously. It might have been that the minister was absent when the Morrison government was busy selecting the members of its
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The Looking Forward Podcast Episode 64: Can WHO Be Cured?
20 May 2020

The Looking Forward Podcast Episode 64: Can WHO Be Cured?

Just as Trump throws a grenade at the WHO it agrees to a bodged up review into the coronavirus pandemic. Is there a place for a global health organisation that has underperformed and who is possibly doing more harm than good? (2:20-16:10) Peter Ridd, featured on the IPA’s new Heretic Podcast, was sacked by James Cook University for speaking out
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Dave Rubin Tells Young IPA Podcast “Slay Your Dragon” – IPA Keeping In Touch – 20 May 2020
20 May 2020

Dave Rubin Tells Young IPA Podcast “Slay Your Dragon” – IPA Keeping In Touch – 20 May 2020

Dear IPA Members Like the rest of the IPA’s operations, it was so important to co-hosts James Bolt and myself that The Young IPA Podcast not just survive the lockdown, but thrive. After all, not only is this arguably the biggest crisis to face Australia since World War Two, but many of our listeners are undoubtedly going through tumultuous times
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“Australia Must Exit The Paris Climate Agreement”
20 May 2020

“Australia Must Exit The Paris Climate Agreement”

A daily email by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs, providing the latest economic data and policy measures for journalists, commentators and IPA members. Daily IPA comment, attributable to Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs: “Manufacturing will be central to Australia’s future. But to bring manufacturing back to Australia’s shores governments must
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Why JobKeeper Cannot Be For Keeps
20 May 2020

Why JobKeeper Cannot Be For Keeps

Last week the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that Australia had a 6.2 per cent unemployment rate. Based on the collapse in hours worked, however, I guesstimate the jobless rate is closer to 9 per cent. An increase from 5.2 per cent unemployment to almost 9 per cent in just one month is a catastrophe. To be fair, things could be
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“It Is Critical That State Borders Are Reopened Immediately”
19 May 2020

“It Is Critical That State Borders Are Reopened Immediately”

A daily email by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs, providing the latest economic data and policy measures for journalists, commentators and IPA members. Daily IPA comment, attributable to Gideon Rozner, Director of Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs: “Now that states and territories are finally taking steps to end the lockdown, it is critical that
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“No Subsidy Or Welfare Payment Can Match The Dignity Of Work”
15 May 2020

“No Subsidy Or Welfare Payment Can Match The Dignity Of Work”

A daily email by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs, providing the latest economic data and policy measures for journalists, commentators and IPA members. A new nationally representative poll of 1,012 Australians released today, commissioned by free-market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs, with data collected by Dynata between 24-26 April, 2020, asked Australians to agree
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