Reform

Daniel Wild Discussing Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis on FiveAA Afternoons
27 April 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis on FiveAA Afternoons

On April 27, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discussed IPA research on Australia’s worker shortage crisis and the government’s migration review on FiveAA Afternoons with Jade Robran. Below is a transcript of the interview. Jade Robran: Do you think Australia’s migration system is broken? A review released today says a major reform is needed to attract skilled workers to
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Daniel Wild Discussing Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis on 6PR Mornings
27 April 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing Australia’s Worker Shortage Crisis on 6PR Mornings

On April 27, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discussed IPA research on Australia’s worker shortage crisis and the government’s migration review on 6PR Perth Mornings with Gary Adshead. Below is a transcript of the interview. Gary Adshead: In 20 minutes’ time, the Home Affairs Minister Clare O’Neil will tell us why Australia’s migration programs need a massive overhaul. She’s
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Scott Hargreaves Discusses The Worker Shortage Crisis On Credlin
27 April 2023

Scott Hargreaves Discusses The Worker Shortage Crisis On Credlin

On April 26, IPA Executive Director Scott Hargreaves discussed Australia’s worker shortage crisis and the increase of Immigration on Credlin. Below is a transcript of the interview. Peta Credlin: All right, busy day. Let’s just jump straight into it. Now, joining me the Daily Telegraph’s National Editor, National Affairs Editor, of course, Sky News hosted the US Report and Outsiders
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Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Pension Work Reform Research On FiveAA Mornings
31 March 2023

Daniel Wild Discussing IPA Pension Work Reform Research On FiveAA Mornings

On March 31, IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discussed IPA research on Australia’s worker shortage crisis and the Federal Government’s failure to properly enact effective solutions such as pension, veteran, and student work reform, rather than simply increasing immigration, with Matthew Pantelis on FiveAA Adelaide Mornings. Below is a transcript of the interview. Matthew Pantelis: Well, the Institute of
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Half Hearted Pension Reforms Fail To Alleviate Worker Shortage Crisis
30 March 2023

Half Hearted Pension Reforms Fail To Alleviate Worker Shortage Crisis

“The latest job vacancy data confirms the Federal Government’s half-hearted pension reforms are inadequate to fix our unprecedented worker shortage. We need to get serious about fixing this problem once and for all,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director at the Institute of Public Affairs. According to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there are now over
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Parliamentary Research Brief – How Sensible Criminal Justice Reform Would Help Solve Over-incarceration And Worker Shortages
27 March 2023

Parliamentary Research Brief – How Sensible Criminal Justice Reform Would Help Solve Over-incarceration And Worker Shortages

Our latest research brief discusses Australia’s alarming incarceration rate and nationwide worker shortages. IPA research has found that over-incarceration and worker shortages could be addressed by adopting sensible criminal justice reform. If the proposed offender employment program was adopted for low-risk non-violent offenders, government budgets could be improved by $2 billion every year through reduced prison costs and increased income
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Pension Reforms Commencing Today Do Not Go Far Enough To Address Australia’s Worker Shortage
1 December 2022

Pension Reforms Commencing Today Do Not Go Far Enough To Address Australia’s Worker Shortage

“Pension reforms commencing today still punish age pensioners and veterans who want to work and contribute to the community, and do not go far enough to address Australia’s worker shortage crisis,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Federal Government’s recently legislated age pension and veteran work bonus reforms commence allowing recipients to
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IPA Welcomes Andrew Leigh’s Sentencing Reforms
31 October 2022

IPA Welcomes Andrew Leigh’s Sentencing Reforms

“Andrew Leigh is completely right to say that Australia’s incarceration rate is far too high, and that reducing it can deliver significant community wide benefits without compromising community safety,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. In an address to the Australian Institute of Criminology Conference in Canberra today, Federal Assistant Minister Andrew Leigh spoke
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The Looking Forward Podcast Episode 67: Policing Under Pressure
10 June 2020

The Looking Forward Podcast Episode 67: Policing Under Pressure

This week saw thousands of Australians breaking social distancing laws protesting racism. As more people vote with their feet and ignore lockdown laws, is the pandemic effectively over and what does this mean for lockdown laws? (2:15-16:29) The protestors in the United States are now advocating for the police force to be defunded. What is the place for the police
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Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-Discrimination Legislation – Submission
10 April 2019

Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-Discrimination Legislation – Submission

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the scope of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s Review into the Framework of Religious Exemptions in Anti-discrimination legislation. It is the view of the IPA that the terms of reference and the title of the review itself prejudge the outcome, and its direction regarding freedom of speech
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