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Prime Minister Deceptive On Voice To Parliament Powers
22 June 2023

Prime Minister Deceptive On Voice To Parliament Powers

“The Prime Minister’s deceptive claims that the Voice will merely be an advisory body carries no weight, contradicts his previous statements, and lacks any factual basis given the established role and powers of the High Court,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This morning, the Prime Minister referred to the Attorney General’s second reading
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Peter Dutton To Address IPA Members In Sydney
14 June 2023

Peter Dutton To Address IPA Members In Sydney

“The Institute of Public Affairs looks forward to welcoming Peter Dutton, who will address members at a time of growing national division and economic uncertainty, as the community looks to Canberra for leadership,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. On 7 July 2023, the Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Peter Dutton MP will
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Same Job, Same Pay Is A ‘Short-sighted’ Union Power Grab That Will Worsen Australia’s Already Anaemic Economic Growth Prospects
12 June 2023

Same Job, Same Pay Is A ‘Short-sighted’ Union Power Grab That Will Worsen Australia’s Already Anaemic Economic Growth Prospects

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. The IPA has been dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of economic freedom through research and analysis since its inception in 1943. Labor’s proposed industrial relations reforms will worsen Australia’s unprecedented
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New Zealand Migration Surge With No Plan For Housing, Infrastructure And Services
24 May 2023

New Zealand Migration Surge With No Plan For Housing, Infrastructure And Services

“The expected surge of New Zealand migration on the back of the Federal Government’s softening of citizenship rules will add even more pressure to Australia’s schools, roads, hospitals, and housing,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. New Institute of Public Affairs’ analysis of changes to citizenship laws announced by the Federal Government in April
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The Liberals Need A Truth-telling Game Plan
21 May 2023

The Liberals Need A Truth-telling Game Plan

The challenge for Peter Dutton is to be honest with Australians about the condition of the nation and still get elected, rather than blamed. Recently, a federal Coalition MP was contemplating the condition of the opposition one year on from the federal election. As a keen follower of sport from an AFL state, the politician described the situation in football
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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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Parliamentary Research Brief – How Federal Government Spending Intensifies The Cost Of Living Crisis
8 May 2023

Parliamentary Research Brief – How Federal Government Spending Intensifies The Cost Of Living Crisis

Australian families are facing acute and immediate cost of living pressures, due to rapidly rising inflation, energy costs, and rising mortgage repayments. A key cause of rising inflation is debt and deficit government spending. New IPA research examines the relationship between government spending, inflation, and mortgage repayment rates. The key findings are: Governments must tackle inflation and the cost of
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PwC And The Consulting Industrial Complex
4 May 2023

PwC And The Consulting Industrial Complex

The ability of the government to consult experts and stakeholders on draft legislation, sometimes on a confidential basis, is important to the practice of good governance. What PwC did wrecked this process. The Greens are not always wrong. On what should happen to PwC, they’re absolutely right. Following revelations a PwC tax partner breached confidentiality agreements and shared information on the government’s
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Migration Review A Missed Opportunity
27 April 2023

Migration Review A Missed Opportunity

“The Federal Government has missed an opportunity to support getting more Australians into work and looks set to continue the short-sighted and lazy approach of plugging Australia’s worker shortage simply with more migration,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. According to reports, the migration review led by Minister for Home Affairs Clare O’Neil fails
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Albanese Is Making Life Harder For Mainstream Australians
26 April 2023

Albanese Is Making Life Harder For Mainstream Australians

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and commitment to net zero 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 1943. While Australians were ensconced
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