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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: What Dunkley Means For Australia’s Future
1 March 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: What Dunkley Means For Australia’s Future

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the significance of the upcoming Dunkley by-election. Plus Tony shares his perspective on Australia’s failing energy system, and the importance of India to the future of the democratic world. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Dunkley Is The Liberal Party’s Chance To Advance On Morrison
1 March 2024

Dunkley Is The Liberal Party’s Chance To Advance On Morrison

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 29 February 2024 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication.  It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. The timing of the former PM’s departure with the byelection is coincidental but
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Dutton Needs His Own Version Of Fightback
15 February 2024

Dutton Needs His Own Version Of Fightback

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 15 February 2024 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication.  It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. As the Coalition tries to work out a way forward on tax, the
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Tax Cuts Reveal Albanese Is Brazen And Cynical
1 February 2024

Tax Cuts Reveal Albanese Is Brazen And Cynical

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 1 February 2024 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication.  It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. After this, the suggestion that now is a good time to start a
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Liberals Must Learn That Aspiration Is For The Young Too
1 December 2022

Liberals Must Learn That Aspiration Is For The Young Too

This article was originally published in The Australian Financial Review on or about 1 December 2022 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. Jordan Peterson has no problem appealing to young people but, as demonstrated in
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Voters Must Say No To Labor’s Naïve Plan To Make Victoria Nearly Totally Reliant On Green Energy By 2035
21 November 2022

Voters Must Say No To Labor’s Naïve Plan To Make Victoria Nearly Totally Reliant On Green Energy By 2035

This article was originally published in Sky News Australia on or about 21 November 2022 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. While the Coalition want to increase gas supply and combat ever-climbing electricity prices, Labor
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Victoria’s Election Free-for-all
17 November 2022

Victoria’s Election Free-for-all

This article was originally published in The Australian Financial Review on or about 17 November 2022 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. Government debt has grown to such an extent that both sides of politics
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Morrison Government’s Economic War Crimes Could Cost Liberals Election
14 January 2022

Morrison Government’s Economic War Crimes Could Cost Liberals Election

Allow me to be the first political commentator this election season, as far as I’m aware, to invoke the immortal motto of one-time Bill Clinton acolyte James Carville, from Clinton’s successful 1992 presidential campaign: This election is about the economy, stupid. And, unusually, an election about the economy is bad news for the incumbent Coalition government. While it will wheel
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‘Voices of’ Franchise is a Trend
16 December 2021

‘Voices of’ Franchise is a Trend

The fear the “Voices of” independents are striking into the Coalition can be measured by the tone of the language Scott Morrison has used to attack them. While in Queensland this week, he described them as “the voices of Labor” backed by “big financiers” from “down there in the southern states”. That’s a lot of attention from the Prime Minister for an
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Libs Like Labor As Far As Eye Can See
2 December 2021

Libs Like Labor As Far As Eye Can See

At the beginning of every election campaign every politician proclaims “this is the most important election in our lifetime and the future of the country is at stake”. At one level that’s certainly true – elections are important, especially when governments change. But whether election outcomes are quite as significant as is sometimes made out is debatable. If Bill Shorten
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