farmers

Who or what is driving Labor’s live sheep export ban?
4 January 2024

Who or what is driving Labor’s live sheep export ban?

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. The Albanese Government’s ill-considered plan to phase out live sheep exports may satisfy inner-city concerns on the east coast but it will hurt rural communities in the west, while simultaneously failing to improve livestock welfare.
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The Red Tape Impediment
6 December 2023

The Red Tape Impediment

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. Just like some of the crops they grow, the grain farmers of the Goondiwindi region have proven themselves resilient in the face of unfavourable conditions. The conditions which determine how a particular crop
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Red Tape Hinders Producers
23 November 2023

Red Tape Hinders Producers

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. Red tape is the bane of many farmers. Time spent filling out forms and applying for permits takes them away from doing what they do best, which is growing the food and fibre
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How Red Tape Makes Communities Less Safe In Times Of Fire
15 November 2023

How Red Tape Makes Communities Less Safe In Times Of Fire

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. For all the great activities we equate with the warmer months, the threat of bushfires lives deeply in the psyche of Australians, particularly in rural and regional communities. Yet again, we have witnessed
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Assault On Farmers, Fishers And Foresters Will Only Harm The Environment
7 November 2023

Assault On Farmers, Fishers And Foresters Will Only Harm The Environment

In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef, conducted as part of the IPA’s Project for Real Science Program. The Project for Real Science is an initiative of the Institute of Public Affairs to rebuild the integrity of scientific research in Australia. Governments across Australia are forging ahead
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Breaking Through Red Tape To Get The Crop In Once More
7 November 2023

Breaking Through Red Tape To Get The Crop In Once More

In this article, Lachlan Clark contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of red tape and how that affects Australia’s regional communities. Just like some of the crops they grow, the grain farmers of the Goondiwindi region have proven themselves resilient in the face of unfavourable conditions. The conditions which determine how a particular crop
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Daniel Wild On International Student Intake Pressure On Rents ABC Illawarra – 4 September 2023
4 September 2023

Daniel Wild On International Student Intake Pressure On Rents ABC Illawarra – 4 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, joined Nick Rheinberger on ABC Illawarra Mornings to discuss the pressure caused by the federal government’s unplanned, record high international student intake that alone is costing approximately up to $1,040 per household per year. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases from
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Daniel Wild On Rental Prices And Effect Of International Student Intake ABC FNQ – 4 September 2023
4 September 2023

Daniel Wild On Rental Prices And Effect Of International Student Intake ABC FNQ – 4 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, joined Adam Stephen on ABC Far North Queensland to discuss the pressure caused by the federal government’s unplanned, record high international student intake that alone is costing approximately up to $1,040 per household per year. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases
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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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Daniel Wild On WA’s Cultural Heritage Laws And The Voice On Sky News Australia – 25 July 2023
25 July 2023

Daniel Wild On WA’s Cultural Heritage Laws And The Voice On Sky News Australia – 25 July 2023

Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Peta Credlin to discuss the impact of Western Australia’s ill-conceived cultural heritage laws, red tape and the potential impact of the Voice to Parliament. WA Premier Roger Cook admitted in early July that “our Aboriginal cultural heritage laws do the same thing as the Voice.” These new laws mandate that
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