Jim Chalmers

Australia’s New Course Is To Be Managed Decline
16 May 2024

Australia’s New Course Is To Be Managed Decline

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the findings of the the IPA’s research into federal government debt and spending. The budget is our politics writ small: too lacking in confidence and optimism to seek out new growth. A federal treasurer’s speech on budget night isn’t a reflection of every aspect of the country, it nevertheless paints a picture
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Full Employment Discussion Must Include Removing Barriers Preventing Pensioners, Veterans and Students From Work
21 July 2023

Full Employment Discussion Must Include Removing Barriers Preventing Pensioners, Veterans and Students From Work

“If the federal government wants to have full employment, it must immediately remove tax and red tape barriers preventing willing pensioners, veterans and students from working,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. This morning on ABC Radio National, Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers said he welcomed debate on the definition of full employment, saying he viewed
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It’s the Government’s Spending, Stupid
12 May 2023

It’s the Government’s Spending, Stupid

In this article, Lachlan Clarke contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s level of government spending and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. The IPA has been dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of economic freedom through research and analysis since its inception in 1943. Casting an eye over the headlines from the
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Lessons In Political And Economic Leadership
9 May 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Lessons In Political And Economic Leadership

See below for show notes: This week former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow at the IPA Tony Abbott shares his thoughts on political and economic leadership, in the context of the federal budget and the infighting in the Victorian Liberal Party. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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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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Climate Accord An Undemocratic Stitch-Up
9 May 2022

Climate Accord An Undemocratic Stitch-Up

“Jim Chalmers’ proposed ‘accord’ on climate policy is an elitist stitch-up between the big end of town which is getting wealthy off green subsidies at the expense of the jobs of mainstream Australians,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today the Australian Financial Review reported that should Labor win government, Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers
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