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138,000 Jobs In New South Wales Put At Risk By Legislated Net Zero Target
12 October 2023

138,000 Jobs In New South Wales Put At Risk By Legislated Net Zero Target

“The state government’s plan to legislate a reckless net zero target will do nothing more than increase power prices for households, destroy jobs in the regions and undermine the state’s energy security,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Introduced into state parliament today, the New South Wales government’s Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill will
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138,000 Jobs Under Threat Due To NSW State Election Emissions Policies
21 February 2023

138,000 Jobs Under Threat Due To NSW State Election Emissions Policies

“New South Wales is facing a regional jobs crisis, courtesy of the emission reduction policies both major parties are taking to the March state election, leaving voters with little choice,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Institute of Public Affairs released a new research report, An analysis of the employment consequences of
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An Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Emissions Target In NSW
21 February 2023

An Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Emissions Target In NSW

The New South Wales Government and Opposition have both committed NSW to the policy of net zero carbon equivalent emissions by 2050. They have also both committed to the medium-term target of reducing CO2-e emissions by half of 2005 levels by 2030 – just seven years from now. This report finds that the policy of net zero emissions will put
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Australian Farmers Critical To National Security
17 November 2022

Australian Farmers Critical To National Security

This article was first published in The Spectator Australia. In this article, Paddy O’Leary contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape 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
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‘Half-baked’ Climate Policies Hurt Liberals In WA
4 June 2022

‘Half-baked’ Climate Policies Hurt Liberals In WA

There will be no shortage of theories about the Coalition’s performance for months to come. In Western Australia alone, the swing of -10.5 per cent was three times the national average. Yet, it’d be naive to attribute this entirely to Premier Mark McGowan’s personal popularity. What often masquerades as post-election analyses are narratives manufactured to legitimise preconceived agendas. Moderates blame
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Major Parties Fail To Understand The Impact of Net Zero On The Hunter
11 May 2022

Major Parties Fail To Understand The Impact of Net Zero On The Hunter

“Both major parties fail to understand the significant economic and social impacts that a policy of net zero emissions by 2050 will have on the Hunter’s workers and community,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today the Prime Minister is in the Hunter Valley where he announced $50 million in funding for research and
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Net Zero To Hammer The Hunter: Eraring Job Losses Up 40%
11 May 2022

Net Zero To Hammer The Hunter: Eraring Job Losses Up 40%

“The net zero emissions by 2050 target, supported by both major parties, will inflict irreparable economic and humanitarian damage on the Hunter Valley,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. New research released today by the Institute of Public Affairs, The employment consequences of the early closure of the Eraring power station, shows job losses
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IPA Report: The Employment Consequences Of The Early Closure Of The Eraring Power Station
11 May 2022

IPA Report: The Employment Consequences Of The Early Closure Of The Eraring Power Station

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) was among the first organisations in Australia to quantify the potential employment impact of a policy of net zero emissions by 2050. In April 2022, the IPA released its landmark report, The Economic and Employment Consequences of Net Zero Emissions by 2050 in Australia, which estimates the potential costs of a policy of net zero emissions
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IPA Touring The Hunter Valley Net Zero Impact Zone
10 May 2022

IPA Touring The Hunter Valley Net Zero Impact Zone

“The Hunter Valley is the canary in the coal-mine for what happens to communities when there is nothing left to replace the resources industry being shut down by net zero,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Tomorrow, the Institute of Public Affairs will tour the Hunter Valley net zero impact zone to communicate its
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Climate Accord An Undemocratic Stitch-Up
9 May 2022

Climate Accord An Undemocratic Stitch-Up

“Jim Chalmers’ proposed ‘accord’ on climate policy is an elitist stitch-up between the big end of town which is getting wealthy off green subsidies at the expense of the jobs of mainstream Australians,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today the Australian Financial Review reported that should Labor win government, Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers
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