Education

Free Speech On Campus Audit 2023
10 August 2023

Free Speech On Campus Audit 2023

Australia’s universities are failing to protect freedom of speech on campus. The Institute of Public Affairs’ Free Speech on Campus Audit 2023 is the fourth systematic analysis of more than 279 policies at Australia’s 42 universities. The Audit rates each university’s support for free speech by analysing policies that restrict expression. In 2023, almost all Australian universities are hostile to
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Threats To Free Speech On Campus have More Than Doubled Since 2016
10 August 2023

Threats To Free Speech On Campus have More Than Doubled Since 2016

“Australian universities should be the exemplars of free expression, but sadly free speech is under renewed attack on our university campuses, where conformity is valued over education and debate,” said Brianna McKee, National Manager of Generation Liberty at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released its Free Speech on Campus Audit 2023 research report, which reviewed the 279
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Students Need Work, Not Another Handout
14 June 2023

Students Need Work, Not Another Handout

In this article, Brianna McKee is to 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. Handout culture is rampant in society today.
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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 Achievements Of Captain James Cook Are A Story for The Ages
30 April 2023

The Achievements Of Captain James Cook Are A Story for The Ages

In this article, Colleen Harkin 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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Let Teachers Teach
31 March 2023

Let Teachers Teach

As recent footage of a teacher losing control of a New South Wales classroom received widespread coverage in the media, it begs the question: just how many teachers across the country are pushed to breaking point every day and what does this say about the state of our education system? The undeniable fact is the Australia’s education system is in
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Misleading The Young
25 March 2023

Misleading The Young

In this article, Dr Bella d’Abrera contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the teaching of history in Australian universities, 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
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Right To Faith-Based Education Sacrificed At The Altar Of Progressivism
23 March 2023

Right To Faith-Based Education Sacrificed At The Altar Of Progressivism

If, like most of us, you are under the impression that parents have a “right” to see their children educated within their own values system, you are mistaken. In practice today, mainstream religion, and all the values that it connotes, are being erased from our national education system. Every child in Australia has the right to, and is guaranteed, a
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What’s Left of Our Cultural Inheritance?
21 March 2023

What’s Left of Our Cultural Inheritance?

In this article, Brianna McKee is to contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the teaching of history in Australian universities, 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
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Failing Our Students With A Failed Curriculum
21 March 2023

Failing Our Students With A Failed Curriculum

“Australian students should be learning how to read and write, yet the latest version of the National Curriculum is indoctrinating them with identity politics, critical race theory, and radical green ideology,” said Dr Bella d’Abrera, Director of the Foundations of Western Civilisation at the Institute of Public Affairs. The Institute of Public Affairs today released a new research report, De-educating
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