Migration

Latest Housing Shortfall Research Confirms Consequences Of Unplanned Migration
23 February 2024

Latest Housing Shortfall Research Confirms Consequences Of Unplanned Migration

“The HIA’s latest housing construction shortfall data reinforces the IPA’s concerns that we are simply not building enough houses that Australians, and new migrants alike, can afford to buy,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Released today, the Housing Industry Association’s latest housing construction forecast revealed an astonishing 200,000 shortfall of dwellings against the
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Australia’s Unsustainable Migration Path
18 February 2024

Australia’s Unsustainable Migration Path

On 15 February 2024, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released data on the number of overseas arrivals to and departures from Australia up to and including the month of December 2023. Analysis of the new data on net permanent and long-term arrivals, as well as other existing data, identifies concerning trends in Australia’s present migration policy settings: Australia is a
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IPA Research: Unprecedented One Million Long-term Arrivals Entered Australia In 2023
18 February 2024

IPA Research: Unprecedented One Million Long-term Arrivals Entered Australia In 2023

“The latest data from the ABS reinforces the unprecedented and unplanned size and growth of Australia’s migration intake. This is placing immense pressure on housing and our critical infrastructure and has not solved our worker shortage crisis,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released new research analysing the growth of Australia’s
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IPA Poll: Attitude Towards Mass Migration In Australia
11 December 2023

IPA Poll: Attitude Towards Mass Migration In Australia

This poll of 1,000 Australians was commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. Data for this pollwas collected by marketing research firm Dynata between 27 November and 1 December 2023and rounded to the nearest whole number. QUESTION 1 Australia should temporarily pause its intake of new immigrants until more economic and socialinfrastructure, such as schools, roads, hospitals, and houses, are
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Addicted To Migration – Australia’s Falling Productivity And The Cost Of Relying On Migration For Economic Growth
11 December 2023

Addicted To Migration – Australia’s Falling Productivity And The Cost Of Relying On Migration For Economic Growth

Australia’s economic growth in 2023 was entirely due to population growth—driven by migration—and increased labour participation at the expense of productivity growth: Australia’s dependence on population growth to keep economic growth positive has been increasing consistently over the 30 years between 1990 and the last pre-pandemic financial year (2019): The trends in population and productivity have coincided with a decline
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Australians Turning Against Unplanned Mass-migration $7,800 A Year Worse Off
11 December 2023

Australians Turning Against Unplanned Mass-migration $7,800 A Year Worse Off

“Australia needs a proper debate about the size of our migration intake, which has grown at an unprecedented rate without planning and without community consent, that is now impacting the day to day lives of average Australians,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released new research on the attitudes of Australians
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Migration Levels Too High
9 November 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Migration Levels Too High

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discuss Australia’s record high migration intake, and why it must be cut, and Tony shares his unique perspective on the international situation regarding the Middle East and Ukraine. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Daniel Wild On 5AA Mornings Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 30 October 2023
30 October 2023

Daniel Wild On 5AA Mornings Discussing IPA Migration Analysis – 30 October 2023

On October 30, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Matthew Pantelis on FiveAA Mornings to discuss IPA analysis on immigration, which shows how record migration levels are exacerbating Australia’s housing shortage. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research Below is a transcript of
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Employment White paper Must Focus On Getting More Australians Into Work Over Lazy Migration-only Approach
20 September 2023

Employment White paper Must Focus On Getting More Australians Into Work Over Lazy Migration-only Approach

“The failure to remove tax and red tape barriers stopping pensioners, veterans and students from working must be addressed as a priority in the federal government’s Employment White Paper to be released next week,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. IPA research has shown that $32 billion in wages is foregone each year as tax
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Record Numbers Arrive To Severe Lack of Housing
20 September 2023

Record Numbers Arrive To Severe Lack of Housing

In this article, Kevin You contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s housing shortage 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. You know there is a problem when even the most
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