Federal Government

Spending Hundreds Of Millions To Make A 0.1 Percent Different To The Great Barrier Reef
15 February 2024

Spending Hundreds Of Millions To Make A 0.1 Percent Different To The Great Barrier Reef

In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef. Hard-working Aussie fishermen, and the people who depend on them, are about to suffer severe restrictions on their production. And all based on dubious science. Australia’s federal government has thrown the barramundi fishing industry to the sharks as part of the blackmail payout
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Australians Deserve Full Covid-19 Response Royal Commission
1 February 2024

Australians Deserve Full Covid-19 Response Royal Commission

“Australians are entitled to nothing less than a comprehensive royal commission into the disastrous federal and state government response to Covid-19 pandemic, however the current inquiry is nothing more than a protection racket for key government officials,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This morning at 8.30am AEDT, the IPA’s Daniel Wild and Morgan
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World-leader: Australia Allows Its People To Shape The Nation
21 November 2023

World-leader: Australia Allows Its People To Shape The Nation

In this article, John Storey contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian Constitution 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 of Australians since the Uluru Statement of the Heart was
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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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Red Tape At Record High Across Australia
6 November 2023

Red Tape At Record High Across Australia

“Red tape created by state and federal governments is currently at the highest level in recorded history. With economic growth weak and government debt continuing to rise, Australia’s political leaders must cut red tape to unleash prosperity,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released new research in partnership with George Mason University’s
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The Growth Of Red Tape – Causes And Solutions
6 November 2023

The Growth Of Red Tape – Causes And Solutions

At a time when Australia faces a broad range of economic challenges, red tape remains a significant barrier to economic recovery and opportunity. This report explores five ideas to reduce red tape which have been successfully adopted either in Australia or by governments abroad: This report also explores five ideas to reduce red tape which have not yet been implemented
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Misinformation Bill Is Simply Retaliation By The Elite
25 October 2023

Misinformation Bill Is Simply Retaliation By The Elite

In this article, Legal Rights Program Director John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on misinformation laws and how it affects the political freedom of mainstream Australians. After a big election defeat the losing party is usually introspective, admitting they need to review their policies because they failed to connect with voters. After the republic referendum and the same
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Australia’s Worker Shortage is a Canberra Policy Shortage
12 October 2023

Australia’s Worker Shortage is a Canberra Policy Shortage

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. Australia’s persistent worker shortage crisis is a major roadblock to the growth of our economy and our nation’s prosperity. There is no clearer example of how it is adversely affecting our infrastructure
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Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis: A Handbrake On Economic Growth
5 October 2023

Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis: A Handbrake On Economic Growth

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. It has become clear since the release of the federal government’s much-touted Employment White Paper that there is no comprehensive plan to properly achieve ‘full employment’ or resolve Australia’s entrenched worker shortage crisis. Australia
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Submission To The Inquiry Into The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023
28 September 2023

Submission To The Inquiry Into The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023

Dear Committee Secretary, The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of PublicAffairs (the IPA) with the Education and Employment Legislation Committee as it conducts itsinquiry into the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 (the bill). The findings contained in this submission are based on analysis conducted by the IPA relating
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