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IPA Opening Statement to NSW Legislative Council Inquiry into the Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023
30 October 2023

IPA Opening Statement to NSW Legislative Council Inquiry into the Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023

Thank you for the opportunity to appear before the committee today. Legislating a net zero emissions by 2050 mandate would be a grave policy mistake for New South Wales, which will cost jobs, undermine energy security and reliability, open potential avenues to activists, without providing a discernible benefit to the environment. Institute of Public Research has established that under a
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Submission to the Select Committee on Cost of Living
12 May 2023

Submission to the Select Committee on Cost of Living

Dear Committee Secretary, The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) with the Select Committee on Cost of Living (“the committee”). The findings contained in this submission are based on wide-ranging analysis published in numerous IPA research reports over the past 12 months regarding issues relevant to the
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Inflation cost Australian households $7,800 over past year
11 November 2022

Inflation cost Australian households $7,800 over past year

“The impact of inflation is making it harder for Australian families to make ends meet and this hit to household budgets is only going to grow as inflation rates continue to rapidly rise,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. New research from the IPA shows that, on average, in the year to September 2022,
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Notes For The Opening Statement Delivered To The Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee
28 September 2022

Notes For The Opening Statement Delivered To The Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Thank you for the opportunity to appear before the committee today. I’d like to set out some broader economic context for the bill and its intent to alleviate the crippling worker shortage facing our nation. Forthcoming research by the Institute of Public Affairs has established the significant economic challenges facing Australia, which this bill seeks to alleviate. New private sector
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IPA Report: Debt Repayments To Quadruple By 2030
5 August 2022

IPA Report: Debt Repayments To Quadruple By 2030

“The consequences of years of reckless government spending is set to be multiplied as rapidly rising interest rates will cause an explosion to the federal government’s debt repayment obligations,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. A landmark study released today by the IPA, Australia’s Debt Disaster: Estimating Interest Repayments on Federal Government Debt by
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Energy Security Is National Security
26 March 2022

Energy Security Is National Security

Featured Image: A compressor station of the Jagal natural gas pipeline stands near Mallnow, Germany, on March 21, 2022. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) As Ukraine burns and a worldwide inflationary crisis threatens to crush the living standards of working people everywhere, out-of-touch political elites continue to bring the global conversation back to climate change. Even as climate evangelists like Boris Johnson
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