rights and freedoms

Brendan O’Neill In Australia – Why The Elites Want You To Forget About Lockdowns And Islamic Terror
3 May 2024

Brendan O’Neill In Australia – Why The Elites Want You To Forget About Lockdowns And Islamic Terror

Brendan O’Neill is one of the world’s leading advocates for freedom of speech and civil liberties. As part of his successful Australian tour for the Institute of Public Affairs, Brendan O’Neill called out the practice in the West of forgetting about Covid lockdowns and Islamic terrorist attacks. This speech was written by Brendan O’Neill in his capacity as a guest
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Australia Censored Episode 4:  Do Liberty And Political Rights Still Have A Role In The Digital Age?
27 March 2024

Australia Censored Episode 4: Do Liberty And Political Rights Still Have A Role In The Digital Age?

In this episode of Australia Censored, host John Storey, Director of Law and Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs, talks to a tireless defender of freedom, IPA Executive Director Scott Hargreaves. John and Scott discuss the threats to free speech at home and abroad and poses the question: do classical enlightenment principles of liberty and political rights still have
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Australia Censored Episode 3:  Free Speech And Civil Liberties Online With Andrew Lowenthal
23 February 2024

Australia Censored Episode 3: Free Speech And Civil Liberties Online With Andrew Lowenthal

In this episode of Australia Censored, host John Storey, Director of Law and Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs talks to Andrew Lowenthal. Andrew is an investigative journalist and Executive Director of liber-net, a digital civil liberties initiative. Liber-net focus is to reestablish free speech and civil liberties as the default standard for our networked age. Andrew worked on
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Australia Censored Episode 2:  Was The Voice Defeated Due To Misinformation With Professor James Allan
16 February 2024

Australia Censored Episode 2: Was The Voice Defeated Due To Misinformation With Professor James Allan

In this episode of Australia Censored, host John Storey, Director of Law and Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs talks to Professor James Allan, Garrick Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. Professor Allan and John discuss the 2023 Voice referendum and how the Yes campaign blamed the result on “misinformation”. Will this be used to help justify
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Australia Censored Episode 1:  Defending Free Speech With John Roskam
13 February 2024

Australia Censored Episode 1: Defending Free Speech With John Roskam

In episode one of Australia Censored, host John Storey, Director of Law and Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs talks to long time free speech campaigner John Roskam. Here they discuss the federal government’s proposed online censorship laws, how the history of these laws trace back to the former Coalition government and the failure of the centre-right to fight
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Australia Censored With John Storey: The Federal Government’s Online Censorship Bill
12 February 2024

Australia Censored With John Storey: The Federal Government’s Online Censorship Bill

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Director of Law and Policy John Storey explains how the federal government’s online censorship bill will seek to silence mainstream opinion online. Below is a transcript of the show. The federal government’s proposed online censorship laws are the most draconian attack on free speech Australians have ever faced in peacetime. What does this mean for
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Bella d’Abrera At CPAC 2023 On Free Speech At Australia’s Universities – 20 August 2023
24 August 2023

Bella d’Abrera At CPAC 2023 On Free Speech At Australia’s Universities – 20 August 2023

On August 20, Foundations of Western Civilisation Program, Dr Bella d’Abrera, addresses CPAC 2023 in Sydney on the attack on free speech at Australian university campuses. 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. Dr. Bella d’Abrera: I really got the short
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Daniel Wild At CPAC 2023 On The Weaponising Of ‘Misinformation’ – 19 August 2023
24 August 2023

Daniel Wild At CPAC 2023 On The Weaponising Of ‘Misinformation’ – 19 August 2023

On August 19, Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild addresses CPAC 2023 in Sydney on how ‘misinformation’ is being weaponised against mainstream Australia by an overclass of elites. 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. Daniel Wild: Well, thank you everyone. Great
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IPA Poll: Attitudes Towards Rural And Regional Australia
18 August 2023

IPA Poll: Attitudes Towards Rural And Regional Australia

This poll of 1,000 Australians was commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. Data for this poll was collected by Dynata between 4 August to 6 August 2023. QUESTION 1: Approximately how much food do you believe Australian food producers produce each year?
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Poll: Harness Australians Desire To Back The Bush
18 August 2023

Poll: Harness Australians Desire To Back The Bush

“Australians are deeply aware of the vital contribution our rural and regional communities make to our nation. Our leaders need to heed this and refocus policies to back the bush, and bridge the city-country divide,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. As the 2023 Bush Summit continues around Australia, the IPA has today released
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