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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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Rising Red Tape Under The Morrison Government Is Strangling Australian Business
4 May 2022

Rising Red Tape Under The Morrison Government Is Strangling Australian Business

When the federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg remarked on the inspiration he takes from the Thatcher and Reagan governments in July 2020, he gave Australians an insight into what he had planned for the economic recovery following the pandemic. “… not everyone is a Keynesian and thinking about income support. It is important to go to the supply side. Thatcher, Reagan,
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Australians Won’t Pay For Net Zero
3 May 2022

Australians Won’t Pay For Net Zero

“That a significant majority of Australians have again been found willing to pay little or nothing to cut emissions reinforces that support for net zero in the community is shallow and weak,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. A survey conducted by Resolve Strategic for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age released today
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ACTU’s Campaign For ‘Secure’ Work Is Misguided
1 May 2022

ACTU’s Campaign For ‘Secure’ Work Is Misguided

The Australian Council of Trade Unions’ (ACTU) drive against flexible working arrangements is set to continue throughout the election campaign, with the release of its latest report: “Missing in Action on Secure Jobs.” Central to the report is the estimate that up to 4.15 million workers all around the country are currently in insecure work, making up 31 percent of
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Regional Australians Deserve Better Than Net Zero Hush Money
27 April 2022

Regional Australians Deserve Better Than Net Zero Hush Money

“Rather than handing out yet more net zero hush money to regional Australians, the Coalition must scrap net zero to protect regional jobs and economic opportunity,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today’s announcement by the Prime Minister of a plan to create 450,000 jobs comes on the heels of landmark research released by
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IPA Welcomes Overdue Walk Back On Net Zero
26 April 2022

IPA Welcomes Overdue Walk Back On Net Zero

“There is now a significant groundswell of support in the community for the Prime Minister to dump net zero ahead of the election to save regional jobs and bolster national defence,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. It was reported in The Australian yesterday that the Nationals’ candidate for the Queensland electorate of Flynn,
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IPA Report: Net Zero Means No New Coal, Gas, Oil Jobs
22 April 2022

IPA Report: Net Zero Means No New Coal, Gas, Oil Jobs

“A net zero emissions by 2050 target means that, at a minimum, every coal, gas, and oil project in the construction pipeline will need to be scrapped, cancelling over 478,000 jobs concentrated in regional Australia,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. A landmark report released today by the Institute of Public Affairs, The Economic and
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Net Zero Jobs A Myth
20 April 2022

Net Zero Jobs A Myth

Today’s analysis by Frontier Economics managing director Danny Price that Labor’s claim that 604,000 jobs would be created by renewable energy is “just plain wrong” and backs in recent research by the IPA on the myth of green jobs,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. Recent research and analysis by the Institute of Public
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The Federal Election Net Zero Fast Facts
12 April 2022

The Federal Election Net Zero Fast Facts

“With Labor leader Anthony Albanese forgetting even the most basic of economic statistics on the first day of the federal campaign, it’s good time to remind all political leaders about the facts of their bipartisan, economically destructive net zero emissions by 2050 target,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute for Public Affairs. Recent research and analysis by
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Closing Eraring Is All Pain For No Climate Gain
24 February 2022

Closing Eraring Is All Pain For No Climate Gain

“Shutting the Eraring power station seven years earlier will make no discernible difference to the global temperature, but it will put over 1,000 workers in the Hunter Valley out of a job and drive-up electricity bills,” said Daniel Wild, director of research at the Institute of Public Affairs.  Institute for Public Affairs research published in the Daily Telegraph today showed
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