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IPA Opening Statement to NSW Legislative Council Inquiry into the Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023
30 October 2023

IPA Opening Statement to NSW Legislative Council Inquiry into the Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023

Thank you for the opportunity to appear before the committee today. Legislating a net zero emissions by 2050 mandate would be a grave policy mistake for New South Wales, which will cost jobs, undermine energy security and reliability, open potential avenues to activists, without providing a discernible benefit to the environment. Institute of Public Research has established that under a
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IPA Submission To The Senate Finance And Public Administration References Committee Inquiry Into The Administration Of The Referendum Into An Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Voice
24 April 2023

IPA Submission To The Senate Finance And Public Administration References Committee Inquiry Into The Administration Of The Referendum Into An Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Voice

Dear Secretary IPA Submission to the Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee inquiry into the Administration of the referendum into an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice This submission has been prepared to share IPA research and analysis with the Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee as it conducts its inquiry into the administration of the referendum into
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Notes For The Opening Statement Delivered To The Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee
28 September 2022

Notes For The Opening Statement Delivered To The Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Thank you for the opportunity to appear before the committee today. I’d like to set out some broader economic context for the bill and its intent to alleviate the crippling worker shortage facing our nation. Forthcoming research by the Institute of Public Affairs has established the significant economic challenges facing Australia, which this bill seeks to alleviate. New private sector
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Senate Inquiry into Business Council commitments
24 April 2018

Senate Inquiry into Business Council commitments

IPA Director of Policy, Simon Breheny, and Research Fellow, Daniel Wild, today appeared before the Senate Economics Committee inquiry into the commitments made by the Business Council of Australia to stronger wages and employment. To read their submission to the inquiry please click here
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Inquiry into the ‘Commitment to the Senate’ issued by the Business Council of Australia
24 April 2018

Inquiry into the ‘Commitment to the Senate’ issued by the Business Council of Australia

Below is an extract from the IPAs submission to the Senate Economics References Committee This Senate Inquiry is highly questionable. It refers to an undertaking made by private companies in relation to a public policy. Decisions which companies make around remuneration, pricing, and investment are the preserve of those companies. Businesses are not communal property to be intervened with at
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Why We Should Privatise The ABC
21 August 2017

Why We Should Privatise The ABC

The ABC should be privatized. Watch the IPA’s Chris Berg this morning talk to the Senate Select Committee on the Future of Public Interest Journalism. You can read the full report here: https://ipa.org.au/publications-ipa/submissions/submission-senate-select-committee-future-public-interest-journalism
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Right Needs Bernardi’s New Voice
24 February 2017

Right Needs Bernardi’s New Voice

In the long run, Cory Bernardi leaving the Liberal Party to start his own conservative movement will help the Liberal Party and will strengthen centre-right politics in Australia. Centre-right politics needs more voices, not fewer, and it needs voices that are not constrained by the limits of day-today parliamentary politics. Cory Bernardi will still be in the senate, but instead
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