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Libs And Labor Should Put The Greens Last Over Antisemitism
7 December 2023

Libs And Labor Should Put The Greens Last Over Antisemitism

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 7 December 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. Australia’s elites in big business, the media, and our cultural institutions have for
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A Simple Stimulus Step That Won’t Cost A Cent: Stop Green Lawfare
20 March 2020

A Simple Stimulus Step That Won’t Cost A Cent: Stop Green Lawfare

Over $65 billion of investment, mostly in regional Australia, has been put at risk by a small group of environmental and inner-city activists who have exploited a special legal provision to engage in frivolous and vexatious legal activism without delivering a discernible environmental benefit.  Research recently released by the Institute of Public Affairs found that green groups such as the Australian Conservation Foundation and the
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The Minors Are Now Major Parties, Despite Old Player And Media Whinges
28 May 2019

The Minors Are Now Major Parties, Despite Old Player And Media Whinges

Is there really a continuing drift away from the major parties in Australian parties? Like many I have in recent years bought into the narrative that we live in an age of political disruption – one reflecting a more general diminishment in the sense of affiliation people have to historic institutions – and that this had led to a flight
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Power Policy Prioritises Expensive Green Goals
26 June 2018

Power Policy Prioritises Expensive Green Goals

The key lesson of recent wrangling over energy policy is this: if it sounds like a tax and looks like a tax, then it probably is a tax. The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) is the government’s energy policy centrepiece. It promises to manage the so-called policy “trilemma” of affordability, reliability and emissions reductions in the energy sector. It will do
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