food

Submission To The Legislative Assembly Environment And Planning Committee
26 April 2024

Submission To The Legislative Assembly Environment And Planning Committee

Net Zero is the Top Food Security Threat The purpose of this letter is to share research conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) with the Legislative Assembly Environment and Planning Committee as it conducts its inquiryinto securing the Victorian food supply. The framing of the inquiry paints a misleading picture of an irreconcilable dualism between the provision of
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IPA Poll: Attitudes Towards Rural And Regional Australia
18 August 2023

IPA Poll: Attitudes Towards Rural And Regional Australia

This poll of 1,000 Australians was commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. Data for this poll was collected by Dynata between 4 August to 6 August 2023. QUESTION 1: Approximately how much food do you believe Australian food producers produce each year?
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Poll: Harness Australians Desire To Back The Bush
18 August 2023

Poll: Harness Australians Desire To Back The Bush

“Australians are deeply aware of the vital contribution our rural and regional communities make to our nation. Our leaders need to heed this and refocus policies to back the bush, and bridge the city-country divide,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. As the 2023 Bush Summit continues around Australia, the IPA has today released
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Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics
4 April 2023

Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics

Dear Committee Secretary, Institute of Public Affairs (‘IPA’) Submission to the Inquiry Into Promoting Economic Dynamism, Competition, and Business Formation The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the IPA, with the Standing Committee on Economics’ (‘the Committee’) inquiry into promoting economic dynamism, competition, and business formation. Attached to this are five research reports relevant
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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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IPA To Tour Southwestern Queensland Communities That Are Vital To Australia’s Prosperity
9 December 2022

IPA To Tour Southwestern Queensland Communities That Are Vital To Australia’s Prosperity

“Southwest Queensland is responsible for producing our food, energy, and the resources vital to our nation’s prosperity. Yet, the region is constantly under threat from policies designed to destroy local jobs,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Next week, the IPA will visit Kingaroy, Dalby, Chinchilla, Roma, Toowoomba, and Warwick to discuss new research
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Suss-tainable Cuisine
17 November 2022

Suss-tainable Cuisine

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 17 November 2022 and was written by the author in her 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. Cover by Sarah Dudley, illustration by Ben Davis Now Marxism is on the menu
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Farmers Know Best How To Clear Their Own Land
4 April 2018

Farmers Know Best How To Clear Their Own Land

The Palaszczuk government’s proposed regulations on native vegetation attack responsible farming and threaten agricultural development in regional Queensland. The changes, being considered by a parliamentary committee, reverse a policy that allows farmers to clear high-value agricultural land to put it to productive use. Those laws were a sensible attempt to find a balance between environmental conservation and agricultural development. They
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