tasmania

Activists’ Bid For Ban Puts Jobs At Risk
17 February 2024

Activists’ Bid For Ban Puts Jobs At Risk

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. Don’t let Tasmania’s salmon
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Tasmania Closing The Gap Without A Divisive Voice To Parliament – State By State Analysis Of Closing The Gap Outcomes
5 October 2023

Tasmania Closing The Gap Without A Divisive Voice To Parliament – State By State Analysis Of Closing The Gap Outcomes

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has said that the forthcoming referendum on whether to entrench an Indigenous Voice to Parliament and Executive Government in the Australian Constitution is about ‘listening’ to Indigenous people. But sometimes there needs to be more than just talking and listening, debating and arguing, advocacy and activism. The old Latin adage facta, non verba means deeds, not
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Canberra-Based Voice To Parliament A Threat To Tasmania’s Closing The Gap Success
5 October 2023

Canberra-Based Voice To Parliament A Threat To Tasmania’s Closing The Gap Success

“Tasmania is leading the way when it comes to real action in addressing Indigenous disadvantage, and it is being achieved without a Canberra-based Voice to Parliament being inserted into our Constitution,” said John Storey, Director of the Legal Rights Program at the Institute of Public Affairs. New research released today by the IPA ranks Australia’s states and territories on their
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IPA Poll: Attitude To The Voice In Tasmania
30 August 2023

IPA Poll: Attitude To The Voice In Tasmania

Tasmanians are forming a consensus around a ‘No’ vote at the forthcoming referendum, because they do not, in the main, believe the Voice will lead to better outcomes for Indigenous Australians, and that not enough information has been provided on the Voice to Parliament. The leaning of Tasmanians’ vote is heavily aligned with their views on whether the Voice will
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Tasmania Leaning Towards No Vote At Divisive Voice Referendum
30 August 2023

Tasmania Leaning Towards No Vote At Divisive Voice Referendum

“It is clear that Tasmanians are forming a consensus around a ‘No’ vote at the forthcoming referendum, due to concerns the community is being divided by the Voice debate, and a belief that it will not deliver better outcomes for indigenous communities,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Ahead of the Prime Minister’s announcement
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New Prison Analysis Highlights Desperate Need For Genuine Reform In Tasmania
13 July 2023

New Prison Analysis Highlights Desperate Need For Genuine Reform In Tasmania

“Tasmania’s criminal justice system is fast approaching breaking-point, with urgent reform required to stop wasteful spending of taxpayers’ money, improve community safety, and reduce unnecessary incarceration,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. As part of the Tasmanian Parliament’s Inquiry into Tasmania Adult Imprisonment and Youth Detention Matters, the IPA will present new research on the
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Submission To The Inquiry Into Tasmanian Adult Imprisonment And Youth Detention Matters
29 May 2023

Submission To The Inquiry Into Tasmanian Adult Imprisonment And Youth Detention Matters

Dear Committee Members, Inquiry into Tasmanian Adult Imprisonment and Youth Detention Matters I am writing this letter regarding the current inquiry into Tasmanian adult imprisonment and youth detention matters. I note the Committee was given the following Terms of Reference: To inquire into and report upon Tasmanian corrective services and justice system matters related to adult imprisonment and youth detention
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Re-imaging Tasmania’s Temperature History, Part 1
26 March 2023

Re-imaging Tasmania’s Temperature History, Part 1

This article was originally published on the author’s social media page. This article reflects the author’s ongoing research into the methods used by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology to collect, collate, adjust and publish temperature and rainfall data. Research into this topic have been published in the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications, with an updated working paper shortly to
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UTAS Risk To Freedom Of Expression And Human Rights
7 November 2018

UTAS Risk To Freedom Of Expression And Human Rights

The University of Tasmania’s draft behaviour policy is a serious threat to freedom of expression and basic legal rights. The bedrock of university life is the ability to freely explore ideas. It is only through the process of claim and counter-claim that it is possible to separate good ideas from bad and discover the truth. Across the Anglosphere, from American
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