The Voice To Parliament

Such Is Politics: Josh Frydenberg Departs As Jacinta Price Arrives
26 September 2023

Such Is Politics: Josh Frydenberg Departs As Jacinta Price Arrives

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Voice to Parliament. The IPA has been researching the consequences a potential Voice to Parliament would have to the political freedom, liberty, and equality of Australians since the Uluru Statement of the Heart was first being drafted. Such is politics. One potential prime minister
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Is The Voice’s Question Misleading?
14 September 2023

Is The Voice’s Question Misleading?

In this article, John Storey contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian Constitution as part of the IPA’s analysis of the Voice to Parliament. The IPA has been researching the consequences a potential Voice to Parliament would have to the political freedom, liberty, and equality of Australians since the Uluru Statement of the Heart was
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Free Speech On Campus, Actions Are Louder Than Words
4 September 2023

Free Speech On Campus, Actions Are Louder Than Words

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the freedom of speech on Australian university campuses, conducted as part of the IPA’s Foundations of Western Civilisation Program. The Foundations of Western Civilisation Program was established in 2011 to defend and extend Australians’ understanding of the influential, historical role of the West in establishing
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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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Parliamentary Research Brief – Voice Referendum Question May be Constitutionally Invalid For Misleading And Misinforming Voters
21 August 2023

Parliamentary Research Brief – Voice Referendum Question May be Constitutionally Invalid For Misleading And Misinforming Voters

The Institute of Public Affairs recently received legal advice from leading Victorian barrister and constitutional law expert Mr Stuart Wood KC about the lawfulness of the proposed referendum question to insert into the Australian Constitution an ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice’. The federal government has proposed the following referendum question for voters to answer: A Proposed Law: to alter
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Voice To Parliament Referendum Question Likely Unconstutional, Misleading: Expert Legal Advice
18 August 2023

Voice To Parliament Referendum Question Likely Unconstutional, Misleading: Expert Legal Advice

“Fundamental questions now hang over the constitutional validity of the Voice to Parliament referendum, as expert legal analysis asserts the question to be put to Australians could be unconstitutional and misleading,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The IPA recently received legal advice from leading Victorian barrister and constitutional law expert, Mr Stuart Wood
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5 Things You Need To Know About The Voice
16 August 2023

5 Things You Need To Know About The Voice

Enshrining a collective identity based on race in the Constitution would be to forever divide Australians from their fellow citizens, while asserting that one defined group is legally and politically more important than the other. Source: Morgan Begg, One Voice: Racial Equality in the Australian Constitution (Institute of Public Affairs, 2023) pages 13-21. The Voice would permanently change the Constitution,
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Two-thirds Of South Australians Agree The Voice And Politics Is Out Of Bounds In Sport
11 August 2023

Two-thirds Of South Australians Agree The Voice And Politics Is Out Of Bounds In Sport

“The Port Adelaide Football Club’s decision this week to focus on politics rather than football betrays so many of their passionate supporters who do not want their club to be a mouthpiece for the political class,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. As part of the IPA’s research into South Australians’ views on the
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Permanent And More Powerful
1 August 2023

Permanent And More Powerful

South Australians will play a crucial role in the forthcoming referendum on whether to permanently enshrine into the Australian Constitution an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice (the National Voice). Altering the Constitution requires the approval of a majority of voters nationwide and a majority of voters in at least four states, making South Australia a key battleground state in
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Both Divisive And Disruptive But Canberra Voice Far Riskier Than SA Voice
1 August 2023

Both Divisive And Disruptive But Canberra Voice Far Riskier Than SA Voice

“Putting race at the heart of governing is both divisive and disruptive, however, enshrining a race-based Voice in the nation’s Constitution is a far greater risk than South Australia’s legislated Voice to Parliament,” said John Storey, Director of the Legal Rights Program at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA released a new research report, Permanent and More Powerful,
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