green tape

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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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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Southwest Queensland Hardest Hit In Nation By Net Zero And Green Regulation
15 December 2022

Southwest Queensland Hardest Hit In Nation By Net Zero And Green Regulation

“Agriculture and mining are the backbone of Queensland’s economy, yet these industries that contribute so much are under constant threat from the destructive policies of the political and inner-city elite in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, in the Western Downs, the IPA launched two new research reports, Queensland’s
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Queensland’s Green Tape Crisis – An Analysis Of The Growth Of Queensland’s Environmental Bureaucracy And Agricultural Sector
12 December 2022

Queensland’s Green Tape Crisis – An Analysis Of The Growth Of Queensland’s Environmental Bureaucracy And Agricultural Sector

Agriculture is the backbone of Queensland’s economy. Along with resources and tourism, the agricultural sector is critical in supporting the development of the fastest growing state in Australia. Agriculture embodies the values of hard work, risk-taking and entrepreneurship: the values which are central to the Australian way of life. Farmers, graziers and stockmen are an inextricable part of the Australian
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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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Australia’s Green Tape Army – An Analysis Of The Growth Of The Environmental Bureaucracy And Agricultural Sector
7 September 2022

Australia’s Green Tape Army – An Analysis Of The Growth Of The Environmental Bureaucracy And Agricultural Sector

Agriculture embodies the values of hard work, risk-taking and entrepreneurship: the values which are central to the Australian way of life. Farmers, graziers, cattlemen, shearers and stockmen are an inextricable part of the Australian identity. The products of Australia’s $83 billion agricultural industry feed and clothe the world, and lift people out of poverty and starvation. As a nation, Australia
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IPA Research: Red And Green Tape is Strangling Australia’s Farming Future
7 September 2022

IPA Research: Red And Green Tape is Strangling Australia’s Farming Future

“Each year there are more city-based bureaucrats with clipboards telling farmers what they can and can’t do, than there are actual farmers. Red and green tape is strangling Australia’s farming future,” says Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In a keynote address today at the Pastoralists and Graziers Association of Western Australia in Perth, Daniel
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The Senate Must Cut Green Tape For Australia’s Jobs
1 September 2020

The Senate Must Cut Green Tape For Australia’s Jobs

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has welcomed the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Streamlining Environmental Approvals) Bill 2020 (the Bill) which was read in the House of Representatives for the second time on 27 August 2020. The Bill proposes to cut green tape in the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) by
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Cutting Red Tape In Project Approvals Can Boost WA Jobs
11 August 2020

Cutting Red Tape In Project Approvals Can Boost WA Jobs

Western Australia’s prospects of becoming the fastest-growing, highest-potential state in Australia after the coronavirus recession was boosted by the commitment of the Commonwealth and McGowan governments to slash red tape for WA’s resources sector. Yesterday, the Commonwealth government confirmed its intention to enter into a bilateral approval agreement with WA under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. This
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