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Dutton Opens Debate On The Paris Climate Agreement
19 June 2024

Dutton Opens Debate On The Paris Climate Agreement

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research on net zero. The IPA’s Net Zero Program aims to research the various ways net zero policies negatively affect Australia’s energy security, national security capabilities, and household electricity prices. According to certain sections of the media and the federal government, Peter Dutton’s commitment to scrapping Australia’s
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No Truth In Claim Dutton Needs Net Zero To Win Teal Seats
13 June 2024

No Truth In Claim Dutton Needs Net Zero To Win Teal Seats

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into net zero and energy. When the reality of the energy transition dawns on the Australian public, the Coalition will be able to get away with leaving the Paris Agreement. “You can’t be too right too soon and win elections.” That quip from George Romney, governor of Michigan in the
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Loser Victoria Shouldn’t Be A GST Winner
15 March 2024

Loser Victoria Shouldn’t Be A GST Winner

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into Australia’s economic prosperity. Any federal government, Labor or Liberal, that’s serious about reforming Commonwealth-state relations would stop rewarding the Victorian government’s disastrous financial mismanagement. The office sweepstakes for the Melbourne Cup is a tradition in Victoria. There are prizes for those holding the ticket for the horses that
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Dunkley Is The Liberal Party’s Chance To Advance On Morrison
1 March 2024

Dunkley Is The Liberal Party’s Chance To Advance On Morrison

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 29 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. The timing of the former PM’s departure with the byelection is coincidental but
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Dutton Needs His Own Version Of Fightback
15 February 2024

Dutton Needs His Own Version Of Fightback

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 15 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. As the Coalition tries to work out a way forward on tax, 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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Not All Royal Commissions Are Equal
13 July 2023

Not All Royal Commissions Are Equal

The media are a lot more interested in scandals like robo-debt under a Coalition government than in Lawyer X under a Labor government in Victoria. The last few weeks have been the tale of two royal commissions. Last week in Canberra the report of the robo-debt scheme inquiry was released. It continues to dominate the political news as its “sealed chapter” recommends
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The Liberals’ Problem Isn’t The Brand, It’s The Philosophy
29 June 2023

The Liberals’ Problem Isn’t The Brand, It’s The Philosophy

The political program of small government, more choice and more personal responsibility is not appealing to voters after years of COVID and in economic tough times. Apparently, according to the media, pollsters and more than a few Liberal MPs, the Liberal Party has a problem with “young people” and “women” as these key groups vote for it in ever-decreasing numbers. As a
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PwC Doesn’t Do What It Tells Its Clients To Do
1 June 2023

PwC Doesn’t Do What It Tells Its Clients To Do

For a firm that makes such a fuss about its expertise in ESG, it should have noticed that the “governance” part of those three letters is slowly being taken seriously. PwC is discovering the truth of “it’s not the crime, it’s the cover-up”. Which is not to say or even suggest any crimes have been committed. We don’t know yet
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