energy prices

Daniel Wild cross from Marnoo on the impact of net zero and transmission lines – 21 August 2023
22 August 2023

Daniel Wild cross from Marnoo on the impact of net zero and transmission lines – 21 August 2023

As part of the Institute of Public Affairs’ research tour of Victoria’s Central Highlands and Wimmera, Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Amanda Stoker from Marnoo to highlight the impact proposed transmission lines will have on communities. These transmission lines are required to connect intermittent renewable energy sources demanded by net zero adherence. These projects will mean construction disruptions, environmental
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O’Reilly Review Makes It Clear Australia Needs Minns To Keep The Lights On
22 August 2023

O’Reilly Review Makes It Clear Australia Needs Minns To Keep The Lights On

“Reports the O’Reilly Review will recommend the Eraring Power Station operate past its artificial 2025 closure date is a rational first step in shoring up the nation’s energy security and gives Premier Chris Minns the opportunity to act in the national interest to keep the lights on,” said Scott Hargreaves, Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. As reported
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Peter Dutton Address To IPA Members, Sydney, 7 July 2023
8 July 2023

Peter Dutton Address To IPA Members, Sydney, 7 July 2023

On July 7, The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, addressed IPA members about Australia’s energy security and the need for Nuclear power. Below is a transcript of the conference. Daniel Wild: Well thank you everyone for being with us today. It’s a beautiful morning here in Sydney and a beautiful venue to have this event here today and it’s a great
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Liddell The Line In The Sand
30 May 2023

Liddell The Line In The Sand

With the recent closure of Liddell Power Station, the electricity system is on a knife’s edge. It is time for energy policy makers to take stock – and focus on energy security – before it is too late. Australia can continue down the path of closing what have been reliable low-cost baseload power stations without adequate replacements being available. Or
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Five Million Australian Families To Recieve No Reprieve From Skyrocketing Energy Bills
11 May 2023

Five Million Australian Families To Recieve No Reprieve From Skyrocketing Energy Bills

“Australia is in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis, with out-of-control energy price rises and inflation being made worse by reckless government spending. Yet, mainstream Australian families have been ignored in this year’s Federal Budget,” said Daniel Wild Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. As reported in the Daily Telegraph, IPA analysis shows that average household energy
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New SEC A Dependable Source Of Cheap Politics
17 March 2023

New SEC A Dependable Source Of Cheap Politics

In this article, Scott Hargreaves contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into energy prices, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero Program. The IPA’s Net Zero Program aims to research the various ways net zero policies negatively affect Australia’s energy security, national security capabilities, and household electricity prices. Households and industry in Victoria are being conned
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Submission To The Inquiry Into Food Security In Australia
9 December 2022

Submission To The Inquiry Into Food Security In Australia

Dear Committee Secretary, The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (‘IPA’) into food security in Australia with the House Standing Committee on Agriculture (‘the Committee’). Australia produces enough food to feed 75 million people – its population three times over. As the Committee has acknowledged, however, the agricultural sector
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Net Zero: Keeping Australia In The Dark
27 October 2022

Net Zero: Keeping Australia In The Dark

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia. In this article, Dr Kevin You contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into energy security, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero Program. The IPA’s Net Zero Program aims to research the various ways net zero policies negatively affect Australia’s energy security, national security capabilities, and household
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Institute of Public Affairs’ Analysis of the 2022-23 Federal Budget
26 October 2022

Institute of Public Affairs’ Analysis of the 2022-23 Federal Budget

The federal government’s October mini budget gave little indication as to how it seeks to address the key economic issues facing the nation, namely: uncontrollable government spending, skyrocketing debt and stagnating growth. By the middle of the decade, government spending will be locked-in at 27% of gross domestic product, reaching a record high of $729 billion by the 2025-26 financial
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Victoria’s Energy Policies Are A Direct And Devastating Attack On Working Families
20 October 2022

Victoria’s Energy Policies Are A Direct And Devastating Attack On Working Families

“The commitment to end coal-fired power generation in Victoria by 2035 is a direct and devastating economic attack on Victorian working families. It will set off a cost-of-living crisis the likes we have not seen,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The announcement today by the Victorian Government that it will a pursue a
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