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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Climate Change Amendment (Duty Of Care And Intergenerational Climate Equity) Bill 2023
23 November 2023

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Climate Change Amendment (Duty Of Care And Intergenerational Climate Equity) Bill 2023

The purpose of this submission is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (the IPA) with the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee as it conducts its inquiry into the Climate Change Amendment (Duty of Care and Intergenerational Climate Equity) Bill 2023 (the bill). The bill would amend the Climate Change Act 2022 to impose a
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Institute of Public Affairs submission to the inquiry into the Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023
23 October 2023

Institute of Public Affairs submission to the inquiry into the Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023

The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) with the Portfolio Committee No. 7 – Planning and Environment (the committee) as it conducts its inquiry into the Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023 (the bill). The findings contained in this submission are based on wide-ranging analysis published in
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138,000 Jobs In New South Wales Put At Risk By Legislated Net Zero Target
12 October 2023

138,000 Jobs In New South Wales Put At Risk By Legislated Net Zero Target

“The state government’s plan to legislate a reckless net zero target will do nothing more than increase power prices for households, destroy jobs in the regions and undermine the state’s energy security,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Introduced into state parliament today, the New South Wales government’s Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill will
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Let Teachers Teach
31 March 2023

Let Teachers Teach

As recent footage of a teacher losing control of a New South Wales classroom received widespread coverage in the media, it begs the question: just how many teachers across the country are pushed to breaking point every day and what does this say about the state of our education system? The undeniable fact is the Australia’s education system is in
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138,000 Jobs Under Threat Due To NSW State Election Emissions Policies
21 February 2023

138,000 Jobs Under Threat Due To NSW State Election Emissions Policies

“New South Wales is facing a regional jobs crisis, courtesy of the emission reduction policies both major parties are taking to the March state election, leaving voters with little choice,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Institute of Public Affairs released a new research report, An analysis of the employment consequences of
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An Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Emissions Target In NSW
21 February 2023

An Analysis Of The Employment Consequences Of A Net Zero Emissions Target In NSW

The New South Wales Government and Opposition have both committed NSW to the policy of net zero carbon equivalent emissions by 2050. They have also both committed to the medium-term target of reducing CO2-e emissions by half of 2005 levels by 2030 – just seven years from now. This report finds that the policy of net zero emissions will put
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Revenue NSW Fines Debacle Reinforces IPA Call To Cancel All Covid Fines
30 November 2022

Revenue NSW Fines Debacle Reinforces IPA Call To Cancel All Covid Fines

“Revenue NSW’s decision to waive half the state’s COVID fines is a recognition of the flawed and disproportionate enforcement of lockdowns, which should never have been imposed in the first place,” said Morgan Begg, Director of the Legal Rights Program at the Institute of Public Affairs. Yesterday, the Supreme Court of New South Wales ruled a number of Public Health
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Climate Anxiety Is Free To Disrupt
29 September 2022

Climate Anxiety Is Free To Disrupt

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 29 September 2022 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. By backing in the worst extremes of climate hysteria, Australian courts – and our
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This Incompetence Could Not Be More Stark
15 February 2021

This Incompetence Could Not Be More Stark

This feature article was adapted from an earlier version published in the Summer 20/21 edition of the IPA Review, here. COVID-19 has been a dramatic test of governments across the globe. A once-in-a-century plague descended more or less simultaneously, challenging the ability of states to protect their citizens. Success has been mixed: Britain has had over 35 times more deaths
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