housing shortage

Latest Housing Shortfall Research Confirms Consequences Of Unplanned Migration
23 February 2024

Latest Housing Shortfall Research Confirms Consequences Of Unplanned Migration

“The HIA’s latest housing construction shortfall data reinforces the IPA’s concerns that we are simply not building enough houses that Australians, and new migrants alike, can afford to buy,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, the Housing Industry Association’s latest housing construction forecast revealed an astonishing 200,000 shortfall of dwellings against the
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Tax Cuts Reveal Albanese Is Brazen And Cynical
1 February 2024

Tax Cuts Reveal Albanese Is Brazen And Cynical

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 1 February 2024 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. After this, the suggestion that now is a good time to start a
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Enter The Liberal Party, Working-class Heroes
18 January 2024

Enter The Liberal Party, Working-class Heroes

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 18 January 2024 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. The Liberals have won over the battlers before. Now they have a new
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Your Future Home Has Been Sacrificed In A Political Sweetheart Deal
15 January 2024

Your Future Home Has Been Sacrificed In A Political Sweetheart Deal

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s housing shortage and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. The infrastructure and construction sector has been one of the worst affected by persistent worker shortages, with a December report from Infrastructure Australia finding the sector faces a shortage of 229,000 workers. This
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Daniel Wild On 5AA Mornings Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 30 October 2023
30 October 2023

Daniel Wild On 5AA Mornings Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 30 October 2023

On October 30, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Matthew Pantelis on FiveAA Mornings to discuss IPA analysis on immigration, which shows how record migration levels are exacerbating Australia’s housing shortage. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research Below is a transcript of
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Employment White Paper Cop Out
25 September 2023

Employment White Paper Cop Out

“Making permanent the minor changes to the pension work bonus scheme is welcome, and an endorsement of IPA research, however the White Paper fails pensioners, veterans, and students by not committing to remove all disincentives to work once and for all,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs The federal government’s Employment White Paper outlines a
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Broome Chamber of Commerce CEO Discussing IPA Worker Shortage Research On ABC Kimberley Breakfast – 20 September 2023
20 September 2023

Broome Chamber of Commerce CEO Discussing IPA Worker Shortage Research On ABC Kimberley Breakfast – 20 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ regional worker shortage research was discussed by the CEO of the Broome Chamber of Commerce on ABC Kimberley Breakfast on 20 September 2023. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Vanessa Mills: New data from the Institute
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New Data: Record Migration To Worsen Housing Crisis
12 September 2023

New Data: Record Migration To Worsen Housing Crisis

“Australians must brace for even further increases in the cost of housing and rents as the federal government’s record, unplanned migration intake arrives without any plan to build the number of homes needed,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed that: “The surge in
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Daniel Wild On International Student Intake Pressure On Rents ABC Illawarra – 4 September 2023
4 September 2023

Daniel Wild On International Student Intake Pressure On Rents ABC Illawarra – 4 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, joined Nick Rheinberger on ABC Illawarra Mornings to discuss the pressure caused by the federal government’s unplanned, record high international student intake that alone is costing approximately up to $1,040 per household per year. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases from
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Daniel Wild On Rental Prices And Effect Of International Student Intake ABC FNQ – 4 September 2023
4 September 2023

Daniel Wild On Rental Prices And Effect Of International Student Intake ABC FNQ – 4 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director, Daniel Wild, joined Adam Stephen on ABC Far North Queensland to discuss the pressure caused by the federal government’s unplanned, record high international student intake that alone is costing approximately up to $1,040 per household per year. Preliminary IPA research into the relationship between net international student intake and annual rent increases
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