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Victorian Government Locking In Higher Household Energy Bills In State’s Constitution
15 November 2023

Victorian Government Locking In Higher Household Energy Bills In State’s Constitution

“The move by the Victorian government to force its half-baked SEC into the constitution guarantees higher household energy bills, makes blackouts more likely, and undermines Australia’s energy security,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The announcement by the Victorian government today that it will force its ideologically driven SEC into the state’s constitution means
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Peter Dutton To Address IPA Members In Sydney
14 June 2023

Peter Dutton To Address IPA Members In Sydney

“The Institute of Public Affairs looks forward to welcoming Peter Dutton, who will address members at a time of growing national division and economic uncertainty, as the community looks to Canberra for leadership,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. On 7 July 2023, the Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Peter Dutton MP will
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John Storey On The Separation Of Powers Given Justice Harrison’s Voice Email ADH TV
25 May 2023

John Storey On The Separation Of Powers Given Justice Harrison’s Voice Email ADH TV

On May 26 The Institute of Public Affairs’ John Storey discusses with Fred Pawle on ADH TV how the separation of powers is the bedrock of our liberal democracy and that New South Wales Supreme Court Justice Ian Harrison’s intervention into the Voice to Parliament campaign should be of concern to every Australian. Below is a transcript of the interview.
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Five Million Australian Families To Recieve No Reprieve From Skyrocketing Energy Bills
11 May 2023

Five Million Australian Families To Recieve No Reprieve From Skyrocketing Energy Bills

“Australia is in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis, with out-of-control energy price rises and inflation being made worse by reckless government spending. Yet, mainstream Australian families have been ignored in this year’s Federal Budget,” said Daniel Wild Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. As reported in the Daily Telegraph, IPA analysis shows that average household energy
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Prime Minister Must Be Transparent On Superannuation
24 February 2023

Prime Minister Must Be Transparent On Superannuation

“The Prime Minister’s silence was deafening when he refused on several occasions to be transparent with Australians about the generous pension provisions for politicians who are set to change superannuation rules for the rest of us,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This morning, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, under sustained questioning, refused to give
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IPA Poll: Australians Do Not Believe It Is Racist To Oppose The Voice To Parliament
16 December 2022

IPA Poll: Australians Do Not Believe It Is Racist To Oppose The Voice To Parliament

“Mainstream Australians have shattered the elitist disinformation campaign that says, ‘if you oppose the Indigenous-only Voice to Parliament you are a racist’,” said Morgan Begg, Director of the Legal Rights Program at the Institute of Public Affairs. New research conducted by the IPA, asked 1,000 Australians for their opinions on the proposed Indigenous-only Voice to Parliament. When asked; “Is it
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Voice To Parliament Referendum Legislation To Usher In Orwellian Control Of Debate
1 December 2022

Voice To Parliament Referendum Legislation To Usher In Orwellian Control Of Debate

“The referendum legislation introduced into Parliament today is another attempt to silence debate on the Indigenous-only Voice to Parliament. It is further evidence that the deck is being stacked by those seeking to prevent Australians having an equal say in the debate,” said John Storey, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. IPA legal analysis has established that the
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Race has No Place In the Constitution – MP’s Should Follow Nationals Lead
28 November 2022

Race has No Place In the Constitution – MP’s Should Follow Nationals Lead

“The decision by the Nationals to oppose the Voice to Parliament in the foreshadowed referendum demonstrates leadership at a time when Canberra and inner-city elites have never been more enthusiastic about dividing Australians by race,” said Morgan Begg, Director of the Legal Rights Program at the Institute of Public Affairs. The egalitarian spirit which drove Australians to vote in 1967
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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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Australia’s Rising Cost Of Living Challenge
11 November 2022

Australia’s Rising Cost Of Living Challenge

Australia is rapidly entering a new economic era of high inflation, high and rising interest rates, intense cost of living pressures, and heavily constrained government budgets ladened with high and growing debt levels. Cost of living pressures, associated with economy-wide inflation, and within certain critical sectors such as energy, transport, and food, are likely to continue rising. Inflationary pressures, combined
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