equality

Women Pay The Price For The Prime Minister’s Productivity Problems
13 November 2023

Women Pay The Price For The Prime Minister’s Productivity Problems

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 13 November 2023 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. Despite a rapidly declining birth rate across the Western world, new research out
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We’re Not Fighting A Fair Fight On The Voice To Parliament After Uneven Budget Funding For The ‘Yes’ Vote
29 October 2022

We’re Not Fighting A Fair Fight On The Voice To Parliament After Uneven Budget Funding For The ‘Yes’ Vote

This article was originally published on Sky News Australia. In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian constitution, conducted as part of the IPA’s analysis of the Voice to Parliament. The IPA has been researching the consequences a potential Voice to Parliament would have to the political freedom, liberty, and equality
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The War On Motherhood
2 August 2022

The War On Motherhood

Women have come a long way in the struggle for equality in society, but what started as a noble project has been hijacked to fuel the grievance industry. Big business are the winners in this game, and families the losers. In July, KPMG released She’s Price(d)less, their taxpayer-funded report into the gender wage gap commissioned by the Diversity Council of Australia
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Australians Must Not Be Divided By Race
23 March 2021

Australians Must Not Be Divided By Race

The Institute of Public Affairs is committed to undertaking research to defend and extend the Australian way of life and mainstream Australian values. Central to the Australian way of life is the idea that all Australians are equal in the eyes of the law and that every Australian shares an equal voice in the governance of the nation. This letter,
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Time to End GST Redistribution
11 December 2017

Time to End GST Redistribution

Horizontal fiscal equalisation attempts to address differing economic financial circumstances of the state governments by redistributing GST revenue according to an elaborate relativity formula. However, the equalisation mechanism is associated with a number of conceptual and practical problems. There is no justifiable rationale for jurisdictional equalisation, while in practice the process is riddled with uncertainty and complexity. As a consequence
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GST Redistribution Creating Fiscal Imbalance Between States
11 December 2017

GST Redistribution Creating Fiscal Imbalance Between States

A new report released today by the Institute of Public Affairs reveals how GST equalisation is creating a class of winners and losers among the Australian states. The report, Time to End GST Redistribution, authored by Morgan Begg, reveals that over the life of the GST, Western Australia has lost $16 billion (22 per cent) of the GST revenue that
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The Freedom Conundrum
19 August 2017

The Freedom Conundrum

Recently I attended the Centre for Policy Studies’ Margaret Thatcher Conference on Security 2017 at the august Guildhall in the heart of the City of London. The theme of the day was threats to the West – including tensions with Russia and China, terrorism, as well as emerging issues like bio-warfare and cyber-warfare. The keynote address came from Henry Kissinger, at the
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