Red Tape

Submission To The Inquiry Into Nature Positive (Environment Protection Australia) Bill 2024 [Provisions] And Related Bills
8 July 2024

Submission To The Inquiry Into Nature Positive (Environment Protection Australia) Bill 2024 [Provisions] And Related Bills

Nature Positive is an undemocratic and unaccountable policy that will impose immense social and economic costs on Australian The purpose of this letter is to provide research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (the IPA) to the Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications (the Committee) as it conducts its inquiry into the Nature Positive (Environment Information
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Red Tape Army Research Breakfast 2CC – 2 July 2024
2 July 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Red Tape Army Research Breakfast 2CC – 2 July 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild appeared on Breakfast 2CC to discuss the IPA’s research on government red tape. 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. Stephen Cenatiempo: We’ve talked about the dramatic increase in the number of public servants
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Red Tape Bureaucrats To Top 100,000 For The First Time
2 July 2024

Red Tape Bureaucrats To Top 100,000 For The First Time

“Red tape makes it harder for Australians to get ahead and increases the cost of doing business, which is only set to be made worse as there are now enough red tape bureaucrats in Canberra to fill the Melbourne Cricket Ground,” said Lachlan Clark, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. New IPA research released today reveals the rapid
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Red Tape Army: 2024-25 Budget Update
2 July 2024

Red Tape Army: 2024-25 Budget Update

Download the full research noteDownload By the end of the 2025 financial year, the number of red tape enforcers—federal government employees engaged in regulatory roles—will be more than 106,000 people. This is an increase of more than 5,000 people (+5.5%) from the 2024 financial year, and an overall increase of more than 15,000 (+17%) from the 2023 financial year. Annual
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Taxpayers Funding the Demise of Regional Communities
28 June 2024

Taxpayers Funding the Demise of Regional Communities

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. The Upper Hunter knows,
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports By Sear) Bill 2024
11 June 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into The Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports By Sear) Bill 2024

Dear Committee Secretary The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) with the House Standing Committee on Agriculture as part of its inquiry into the Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports by Sea) Bill 2024 (the bill). IPA analysis of the bill finds: On the basis of these
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry into Northern Australia Workforce Development
31 May 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry into Northern Australia Workforce Development

Dear Committee Secretary Adopt a special economic zone for Northern Australia to address worker shortages and unleash prosperity and opportunity. The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) with the Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia (“the committee”), as it conducts its inquiry into Northern Australia’s Workforce Development.
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Daniel Wild Discussing Future Net Zero Blackouts 3AW Mornings – 21 May 2024
21 May 2024

Daniel Wild Discussing Future Net Zero Blackouts 3AW Mornings – 21 May 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild joined Tom Elliott on 3AW Mornings to discuss the IPA’s research into Net Zero. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a trancript of the interview. Tom Elliott: All right. Well, we’ve had warnings about blackouts every summer for the
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Environmental Defenders Office Review Stitch Up For Political Allies
17 May 2024

Environmental Defenders Office Review Stitch Up For Political Allies

“Australians can have no confidence in the review ordered by the federal environment minister into the grubby tactics of the Environmental Defenders Office. It is nothing more than a stitch up to protect the government’s political allies,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In November 2023, the Federal Court granted a last-minute injunction to
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Immigration Cut Common Sense First Step
16 May 2024

Immigration Cut Common Sense First Step

“The announcement by Peter Dutton that a Coalition government would cut annual net immigration levels to 140,000 per year is a common sense first step in fixing Australia’s broken immigration system”, said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In his Budget Reply speech tonight, Leader of the Opposition Peter Dutton announced, if elected, a Coalition
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