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New ABS Data Confirms No End To Worker Shortage Crisis
27 June 2024

New ABS Data Confirms No End To Worker Shortage Crisis

“The nation’s ongoing worker shortage crisis highlights the immediate need to remove tax and red tape barriers stopping Australians who want to work, instead of pursuing a failed migration strategy, which is exacerbating the cost-of-living stress mainstream Australians face,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics
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Australia’s Worker Shortage Remains Double Historic Average
28 March 2024

Australia’s Worker Shortage Remains Double Historic Average

“The ongoing high number of job vacancies in Australia underscores the immediate need to once-and-for-all lower exorbitant tax rates on Australians who want to work if we want to see numbers return to pre-pandemic levels,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows there are still
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into Improving Consumer Experiences, Choice, And Outcomes In Australia’s Retirement System
23 February 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into Improving Consumer Experiences, Choice, And Outcomes In Australia’s Retirement System

The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) with the Economics References Committee (“the committee”) as it conducts its inquiry into Improving consumer experiences, choice, and outcomes in Australia’s retirement system. The IPA has been leading the debate regarding taxation on Australian age pensioners, and how the existing
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Take A Leaf Out Of NZ’s Book: How We Could Deal With the Worker Shortage
22 February 2024

Take A Leaf Out Of NZ’s Book: How We Could Deal With the Worker Shortage

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. Governments have tended to use migration as the lazy solution to fill worker shortages, but a simple solution lies right across the ditch. In 2023, Australia’s worker shortage crisis changed from being
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How New Zealand Solved It’s Worker Shortage Crisis
12 February 2024

How New Zealand Solved It’s Worker Shortage Crisis

Australia is currently experiencing unprecedented, yet persistent, worker shortages. According to the latest data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of job vacancies across the Australian economy—meaning a job position that is available for immediate filling and for which recruitment action has been taken—is currently above 388,000. Worker shortages make it difficult for entrepreneurs and investors to
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IPA Research: New Zealand Pension Model Roadmap To Solving Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis
12 February 2024

IPA Research: New Zealand Pension Model Roadmap To Solving Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis

“The current tax debate in Canberra has failed to notice that Australian pensioners and veterans face an effective marginal tax rate of 69 per cent if they choose to work. Without reform, Australia will not solve its worker shortage crisis,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released a new report, How New
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Brianna McKee Discussing The Voice On Outsiders Sky News Australia
18 June 2023

Brianna McKee Discussing The Voice On Outsiders Sky News Australia

On June 18, IPA Research Fellow and National Manager for Gen Lib Brianna McKee joined Outsiders on Sky News Australia to discuss how New Zealand informs us. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Rowan Dean: New Zealand has the Waitangi
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It’s The Constitution, It’s The Vibe… It’s Water Justice
15 June 2023

It’s The Constitution, It’s The Vibe… It’s Water Justice

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the similarities between the Waitangi Tribunal and the proposed Voice to Parliament, conducted as part of the IPA’s analysis of the Voice to Parliament. The IPA has been researching the consequences a potential Voice to Parliament would have to the political freedom, liberty, and equality
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‘Tricks’ Used To Silence Debate On The Voice
6 June 2023

‘Tricks’ Used To Silence Debate On The Voice

In this article, John Storey contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the similarities between the Waitangi Tribunal and the proposed Voice to Parliament, conducted as part of the IPA’s analysis of the Voice to Parliament. The IPA has been researching the consequences a potential Voice to Parliament would have to the political freedom, liberty, and equality
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New Zealand Migration Surge With No Plan For Housing, Infrastructure And Services
24 May 2023

New Zealand Migration Surge With No Plan For Housing, Infrastructure And Services

“The expected surge of New Zealand migration on the back of the Federal Government’s softening of citizenship rules will add even more pressure to Australia’s schools, roads, hospitals, and housing,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. New Institute of Public Affairs’ analysis of changes to citizenship laws announced by the Federal Government in April
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