national security

Spare a Thought For Our Self-Made Energy Crisis
1 February 2024

Spare a Thought For Our Self-Made Energy Crisis

In this article, Stephen Wilson contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on Australia’s energy security and its importance to national security. The need to secure Australia’s energy supply could not be more urgent. Not since wartime has the concern for Australia’s energy security been so profound. Australia is on the cusp of an energy crisis, decades in the making. And ripples
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Why Should Taxpayers Fund Job-destroying Eco-warriors?
19 January 2024

Why Should Taxpayers Fund Job-destroying Eco-warriors?

In this article,  Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero, conducted as part of the IPA’s Net Zero Program. 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. It is not unreasonable
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Without Energy Security Australia’s National Security Is Exposed
1 November 2023

Without Energy Security Australia’s National Security Is Exposed

“Australia must recognise that national security is not achievable without energy security. Otherwise, we will be an unreliable supplier of energy with an unreliable system, dependent on vulnerable supply chains,” said Scott Hargreaves, Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs in London today. The IPA’s landmark report, Energy Security is National Security: A framework for better energy outcomes in
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Energy Security Is National Security – A Framework For Better Energy Outcomes In Australia
1 November 2023

Energy Security Is National Security – A Framework For Better Energy Outcomes In Australia

This paper is intended to reframe the foundations of energy policy in Australia, to stimulate debate, and to guide future research (including, but not only, that under-taken by the IPA). It will describe the nature and importance of energy security and explain why it must be the pre-eminent consideration for energy and related policies, not least because energy security is
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: AUKUS Subs Good For Australia
14 March 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: AUKUS Subs Good For Australia

See below for show notes: IPA distinguished fellow and former prime minister Tony Abbott argues that the new US submarine deal is good for Australia’s national security, but much more still needs to be done to ensure is adequately prepared for the challenges ahead. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Debate On The Voice Is Being Rigged
18 February 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Debate On The Voice Is Being Rigged

See below for show notes: IPA Distinguished Fellow and former prime minister Tony Abbott shares his perspective on declining support for the Voice, parallels with the Republic referendum, and his concerns about how debate is being suppressed. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Albanese A Used Car Salesman On Voice
7 February 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Albanese A Used Car Salesman On Voice

See below for show notes: IPA Distinguished Fellow Tony Abbott shares his insights and analysis about the very significant shortcomings of the proposed voice to parliament, as well as the deteriorating international security and national defense outlook for Australia and the western world. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Australian Universities Risk Giving The Game Away To China In The Uphill Battle To Defend Our National Security
15 November 2022

Australian Universities Risk Giving The Game Away To China In The Uphill Battle To Defend Our National Security

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 15 November 2022 and was written by the author in her 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. We face an ongoing struggle to defend our national security against malicious foreign actors,
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Defending Country Worth Fighting For
2 September 2022

Defending Country Worth Fighting For

This article was originally published in The Daily Telegraph. In this article, Paddy O’Leary contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australians’ views on national security, conducted as part of the IPA’s Centre for the Australian Way of Life. The IPA’s Centre for the Australian Way of Life aims to research the various ways in which Australia’s
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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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