The Voice

Federation Vote A Poor Example For Voice
9 February 2023

Federation Vote A Poor Example For Voice

The 1899 referendum created outcomes nearly the opposite of what Yes voters had been told would happen. Some of the arguments for an Indigenous Voice to parliament are stronger than others. One of the least persuasive arguments for the Voice is that Australians should support it in the same way a century ago the population of the colonies said yes to federation.
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Albanese A Used Car Salesman On Voice
7 February 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Albanese A Used Car Salesman On Voice

See below for show notes: IPA Distinguished Fellow Tony Abbott shares his insights and analysis about the very significant shortcomings of the proposed voice to parliament, as well as the deteriorating international security and national defense outlook for Australia and the western world. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Day Is A Day Of Celebration
23 January 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Australia Day Is A Day Of Celebration

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and IPA Distinguished Fellow Tony Abbott and IPA Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild discuss Tony’s future in politics, the woke big businesses which want to cancel Australia Day, and the big tech censorship surrounding the Voice to Parliament. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Pensioner Power Beats Migrant Workers
12 January 2023

Pensioner Power Beats Migrant Workers

This article was originally published in the Australian Financial Review. In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s worker shortage crisis and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. The IPA has been dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of economic freedom through research and analysis since its inception in
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Australia’s Democratic Backslide
28 December 2022

Australia’s Democratic Backslide

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 28 December 2022 and was written by the author in their capacity as a contributor for that publication. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. Democracy is the backbone of the Australian way of life. By global standards, Australia’s
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Submission To The Inquiry Into The Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2022
15 December 2022

Submission To The Inquiry Into The Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2022

Dear Secretary, Since 1943 the Institute of Public Affairs has been committed to defending and extending the Australian way of life and mainstream Australian values. Central to the Australian way of life is the right of every Australian to have a say about the major political and cultural issues which affect them. On 1 December 2022 the Albanese government introduced
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: The Voice Will Be An Activist Chamber Of Parliament
7 December 2022

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: The Voice Will Be An Activist Chamber Of Parliament

See below for show notes: Former prime minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA Tony Abbott and the IPA’s deputy executive director Daniel Wild discuss how the voice to parliament could work in practice. Tony argues that the voice will inevitably be taken over by the activists from the big cites, who will push a left-wing, grievance industry agenda which
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The Voice To Parliament – An Analysis Of The New Zealand Experience And Australia’s History Of Judicial Activism
7 December 2022

The Voice To Parliament – An Analysis Of The New Zealand Experience And Australia’s History Of Judicial Activism

One of the key claims made in favour of changing Australia’s Commonwealth Constitution to include an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament is that it will only be an advisory body. However, the wording of the proposed constitutional change is not clear cut in respect to what the powers of the Voice will be. This constitutional uncertainty makes
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David Littleproud Channelling National Party Forefather Arthur Fadden By Opposing Voice To Parliament’s Bureaucratic Overreach
3 December 2022

David Littleproud Channelling National Party Forefather Arthur Fadden By Opposing Voice To Parliament’s Bureaucratic Overreach

This article was originally published on Sky News Australia. In this article, Morgan Begg contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s constitution, conducted 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
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We’re Not Fighting A Fair Fight On The Voice To Parliament After Uneven Budget Funding For The ‘Yes’ Vote
29 October 2022

We’re Not Fighting A Fair Fight On The Voice To Parliament After Uneven Budget Funding For The ‘Yes’ Vote

This article was originally published on Sky News Australia. In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian constitution, conducted 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
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