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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Migration Levels Too High
9 November 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Migration Levels Too High

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 Australia’s record high migration intake, and why it must be cut, and Tony shares his unique perspective on the international situation regarding the Middle East and Ukraine. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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The Left’s Selective Catastrophising
7 December 2022

The Left’s Selective Catastrophising

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 7 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. Catastrophising comes easily to climate change activists. Our new monarch, King Charles III, declared
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Voters Must Say No To Labor’s Naïve Plan To Make Victoria Nearly Totally Reliant On Green Energy By 2035
21 November 2022

Voters Must Say No To Labor’s Naïve Plan To Make Victoria Nearly Totally Reliant On Green Energy By 2035

This article was originally published in Sky News Australia on or about 21 November 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. While the Coalition want to increase gas supply and combat ever-climbing electricity prices, Labor
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The Federal Election Net Zero Fast Facts
12 April 2022

The Federal Election Net Zero Fast Facts

“With Labor leader Anthony Albanese forgetting even the most basic of economic statistics on the first day of the federal campaign, it’s good time to remind all political leaders about the facts of their bipartisan, economically destructive net zero emissions by 2050 target,” said Daniel Wild, Director of Research at the Institute for Public Affairs. Recent research and analysis by
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Frydenberg’s Budget Is A Spendathon, But Is It Any Good?
1 April 2022

Frydenberg’s Budget Is A Spendathon, But Is It Any Good?

The government’s much-anticipated 2022-23 Budget contains the usual set of massive spending programs characteristic of an election year. Many of these are warranted and arguably long overdue – such as the nearly $10 billion set aside to increase intelligence and cybersecurity capabilities (though this will only be realised over the course of a decade). However, most are largely political in
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Poll: Voters Say Don’t Hold Australia Back
26 March 2022

Poll: Voters Say Don’t Hold Australia Back

New polling data released today by the Institute of Public Affairs has found a significant majority of Australians believe it is critical for Australia be able to manufacture its own vital supplies amidst China’s growing assertiveness in our region and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The polling data, collected by Dynata, found 70% of respondents believed that it was very important
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Energy Security Is National Security
26 March 2022

Energy Security Is National Security

Featured Image: A compressor station of the Jagal natural gas pipeline stands near Mallnow, Germany, on March 21, 2022. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) As Ukraine burns and a worldwide inflationary crisis threatens to crush the living standards of working people everywhere, out-of-touch political elites continue to bring the global conversation back to climate change. Even as climate evangelists like Boris Johnson
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Net Zero Or National Defence? Morrison Must Choose
24 March 2022

Net Zero Or National Defence? Morrison Must Choose

Former cosmopolitan elite-in-chief, Adrian Blundell-Wignall (a former head of the OECD) let the mask slip earlier this month when he said: ‘Here is the simple truth. It doesn’t matter where the fossil is burned. The carbon dioxide pumped into the atmosphere has exactly the same effect on climate change, regardless of whether it is burned here or abroad.’ Putting aside
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ScoMo Should Follow BoJo On Net Zero Pause
16 March 2022

ScoMo Should Follow BoJo On Net Zero Pause

The West has played Russian roulette for more than two decades by outsourcing their energy supply needs to hostile nations, while presenting themselves as environmentally virtuous by pushing inter­national net zero emissions ­targets. Following the invasion of Ukraine, western leaders are waking up fast to the fact their predecessors have left us all in the firing line. Today, energy security
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Home-grown Power Is A National Security Imperative
3 March 2022

Home-grown Power Is A National Security Imperative

The horrifying conflict in Ukraine and the geopolitical ramifications it has exposed mean Australia must immediately reassess how it secures its place in the world. First and foremost, Australia has no choice but to remove the green-coloured wool from its eyes and face the fact that energy security is national security. The war in Ukraine has brutally sheeted this reality
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