economic

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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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research WIN News Orange – 8 April 2024
8 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research WIN News Orange – 8 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild was on WIN News Orange to discuss the IPA’s research into Australia’s rapidly growing dependency on welfare. 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. Lincoln Humphries: Experts raising the alarm about the rising amount of
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research Sky News Australia – 8 April 2024
8 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research Sky News Australia – 8 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild on the Bolt Report to the discuss IPA’s research into Australia’s rapidly growing dependency on welfare. 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. Andrew Bolt: Before I get to the news of the day, honestly,
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research 2GB Mornings – 8 April 2024
8 April 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Welfare Research 2GB Mornings – 8 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Luke Grant on 2GB Mornings to discuss IPA’s research into Australia’s rapidly growing dependency on welfare. 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. Luke Grant: As I mentioned just a moment or two ago,
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Future Of Energy Is Costly
13 March 2024

Future Of Energy Is Costly

In this article, Rocco Loiacono contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero. I believe it was Albert Einstein who stated that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly but expecting a different result. This, it seems, is Energy Minister Chris Bowen’s modus operandi – insisting renewable energy is
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024
7 March 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024

The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) with the Clean Economy Jobs, Resources and Transport Committee (“the committee”, as it conducts its inquiry into the Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024 (“the bill”). The bill aims to enshrine into legislation the emission reduction targets of the state government,
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Unachievable At Any Cost
6 March 2024

Unachievable At Any Cost

In this article, Rocco Loiacono contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero. $52 billion is only the beginning for WA Two weeks ago, we got a taste of the brave new world of renewable energy. Victoria’s grid collapsed on a hot and windy afternoon. 530,000 homes were left without power, train
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Scott Hargreaves On IPA Research On Western Australia’s Energy Plan 6PR Perth Live – 22 February 2024
22 February 2024

Scott Hargreaves On IPA Research On Western Australia’s Energy Plan 6PR Perth Live – 22 February 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Scott Hargreaves joined Oliver Peterson on 6PR to to discuss new research which shows WA’s energy plan is unaffordable at any cost. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Oliver Peterson: It is nine past four.
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Western Australia’s Energy Plan Unachievable At Any Cost Will Create $52 Billion Black hole
22 February 2024

Western Australia’s Energy Plan Unachievable At Any Cost Will Create $52 Billion Black hole

“Blackouts in Victoria demonstrate what happens when ideology trumps engineering in an energy system. Western Australia is on track to make the very same mistakes as the east-coast, and it will cost the state billions of dollars,” said Dr Kevin You, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA launched a new research report, Unachievable at Any
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Unachievable At Any Cost
22 February 2024

Unachievable At Any Cost

To meet its 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 80 per cent below 2020 levels, the Western Australian state government will decommission its remaining coal-fired power stations by the end of the decade. Western Australia is uniquely vulnerable to issues arising from the intermittency of renewable energy generation due to its geographical isolation and lack of network interconnectivity. In
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