Nuclear

Daniel Wild Discussing On The Rita Panahi Show – 27 June
27 June 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing On The Rita Panahi Show – 27 June

On 27 June, Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Rita Panahi on The Rita Panahi Show to discuss the IPA’s research on energy, immigration, and free speech. 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. Rita Panahi: Joining me now is deputy
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Bowen’s Nuclear Costings Dwarfed By Cost Of His Very Own Renewables Plan
18 September 2023

Bowen’s Nuclear Costings Dwarfed By Cost Of His Very Own Renewables Plan

“The Energy Minister is not being fair dinkum with Australians about the cost of nuclear and our energy future. It’s about time he was honest with Australians about the cost of the federal government’s flawed renewables plan,” said Scott Hargreaves, Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The federal government’s reported estimate to convert Australia’s baseload power stations from
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Peter Dutton Address To IPA Members, Sydney, 7 July 2023
8 July 2023

Peter Dutton Address To IPA Members, Sydney, 7 July 2023

On July 7, The Hon. Peter Dutton MP, addressed IPA members about Australia’s energy security and the need for Nuclear power. Below is a transcript of the conference. Daniel Wild: Well thank you everyone for being with us today. It’s a beautiful morning here in Sydney and a beautiful venue to have this event here today and it’s a great
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Submission To The Inquiry Into The Provisions Of The Environment And Other Legislation Amendment (Removing Nuclear Energy Prohibitions) Bill 2022
16 January 2023

Submission To The Inquiry Into The Provisions Of The Environment And Other Legislation Amendment (Removing Nuclear Energy Prohibitions) Bill 2022

Dear Committee Secretary, The purpose of this brief letter is to share recent research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) into Australian energy policy with the Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications (“the committee”) as it conducts its inquiry into the Environment and Other Legislation Amendment (Removing Nuclear Energy Prohibitions) Bill 2022 (“the bill”).
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Ramping Up Our Coal And Gas Production Is The Only Way To Power Australia While We Get Over Our Nuclear Energy Hang-up
5 August 2022

Ramping Up Our Coal And Gas Production Is The Only Way To Power Australia While We Get Over Our Nuclear Energy Hang-up

Refurbishing our coal plants to extend their working life, scrapping the renewable energy target and increasing gas exploration is the simplest solution to Australia’s power demands in the immediate years to come. Good on Peter Dutton for bringing on a debate about nuclear energy this week, taking aim at a longstanding sacred cow in Australian energy policy. Starting a debate,
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We Need Power Now
14 June 2022

We Need Power Now

Australia must scrap net zero emissions targets and bolster its coal, gas and nuclear resources Over the last two decades, Australians have suffered through low voltage leadership, which has culminated in the dawning energy crisis that Australia certainly did not need to have. Australia has thousands of years of coal supplies. Yet, under the policy of net zero emission by
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Australians Back Nuclear Power
6 June 2022

Australians Back Nuclear Power

A new poll commissioned by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has identified that a majority of Australians support building nuclear power plants in Australia. “Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Opposition Leader Peter Dutton should come together and show leadership to repeal the ban on nuclear power in Australia, which can provide low-cost and reliable base-load power,”
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