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Submission To The Consultation Into The Draft Victorian Animal Care And Protection Bill
25 March 2024

Submission To The Consultation Into The Draft Victorian Animal Care And Protection Bill

The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) with Engage Victoria as part of the public consultation on the draft bill Animal Care and Protection Bill and its supporting regulations. IPA analysis of the bill has resulted in the following findings: On the basis of these findings, the IPA
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Bureaucrats Dedicated To Policing Red Tape Poised To Hit 100,000
23 February 2024

Bureaucrats Dedicated To Policing Red Tape Poised To Hit 100,000

“The increase of environmental bureaucrats in Canberra, by more than half, shows how the federal government is determined to curtail growth in Australia’s critical resources sector, no doubt to placate inner-city demands,” said Lachlan Clark, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs New IPA research released today highlights the rapid growth in bureaucrats dedicated to creating and enforcing regulation
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Energy And Business Policies Put Victoria At The Bottom Of The Ladder
21 February 2024

Energy And Business Policies Put Victoria At The Bottom Of The Ladder

“Victoria is the biggest loser as the only state in the nation to experience a decline in new business startups over the past three years, no doubt set to get worse due the catastrophic failure of the state government’s energy policies,” said Lachlan Clark, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs.  New analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs
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Parliamentary Research Brief – Red Tape In Australian Laws Is Highest On Record
5 December 2023

Parliamentary Research Brief – Red Tape In Australian Laws Is Highest On Record

The total number of regulatory restrictions in laws enforced by the federal government is now at a record high of 371,514. This analysis is based on RegData, a red tape measure developed by George Mason University’s world-leading regulatory economics faculty, the Mercatus Center. Chart 1: Total number of regulatory restrictiveness clauses in federal laws, 2005-2022
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Red Tape Holds Back Critical Minerals Boom
16 November 2023

Red Tape Holds Back Critical Minerals Boom

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. Australia has experienced several wealth-enhancing resource booms, to the considerable benefit of all Australians. And our industries were able to seize the opportunities these booms presented because previous governments understood the value of
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How Red Tape Makes Communities Less Safe In Times Of Fire
15 November 2023

How Red Tape Makes Communities Less Safe In Times Of Fire

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. For all the great activities we equate with the warmer months, the threat of bushfires lives deeply in the psyche of Australians, particularly in rural and regional communities. Yet again, we have witnessed
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Saxon Davidson Discussing Record High Red Tape On ABC Illawarra Mornings – 8 November 2023
8 November 2023

Saxon Davidson Discussing Record High Red Tape On ABC Illawarra Mornings – 8 November 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ record levels of red tape generated by state and federal government and its effects on the economic potential of Australia, was discussed on ABC Illawarra Mornings on 8 November 2023. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview.
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Saxon Davidson Discussing Record High Red Tape On 2CC Breakfast – 7 November 2023
7 November 2023

Saxon Davidson Discussing Record High Red Tape On 2CC Breakfast – 7 November 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ record levels of red tape generated by state and federal government and its effects on the economic potential of Australia, was discussed on 2CC Breakfast on 7 November 2023. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Stephen
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Breaking Through Red Tape To Get The Crop In Once More
7 November 2023

Breaking Through Red Tape To Get The Crop In Once More

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. Just like some of the crops they grow, the grain farmers of the Goondiwindi region have proven themselves resilient in the face of unfavourable conditions. The conditions which determine how a particular crop
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Red Tape At Record High Across Australia
6 November 2023

Red Tape At Record High Across Australia

“Red tape created by state and federal governments is currently at the highest level in recorded history. With economic growth weak and government debt continuing to rise, Australia’s political leaders must cut red tape to unleash prosperity,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released new research in partnership with George Mason University’s
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