Victoria

Blind Climate Faith Leaves Us In The Dark
16 February 2024

Blind Climate Faith Leaves Us In The Dark

In this article, John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into climate change. The West’s Net Zero policies are the ultimate act of zealous faith The climate change debate is frequently couched in quasi-religious terms. There are the ‘believers’ on one side, and the ‘sceptics’ and ‘deniers’ on the other. Religious concepts like original sin (our carbon footprint), penance
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Victorian Government Locking In Higher Household Energy Bills In State’s Constitution
15 November 2023

Victorian Government Locking In Higher Household Energy Bills In State’s Constitution

“The move by the Victorian government to force its half-baked SEC into the constitution guarantees higher household energy bills, makes blackouts more likely, and undermines Australia’s energy security,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. The announcement by the Victorian government today that it will force its ideologically driven SEC into the state’s constitution means
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AEMO Highlights Need To Keep Reliable And Affordable Baseload Generation On The Grid
31 August 2023

AEMO Highlights Need To Keep Reliable And Affordable Baseload Generation On The Grid

“AEMO’s forecast of blackouts this summer is a damming indictment on our nation’s leaders who have destroyed our energy security to placate the net zero demands of renewable energy subsidy hunters and inner-city elites,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the Australian Energy Market Operator released its 2023 Electricity Statement of Opportunities report that
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Daniel Wild cross from Marnoo on the impact of net zero and transmission lines – 21 August 2023
22 August 2023

Daniel Wild cross from Marnoo on the impact of net zero and transmission lines – 21 August 2023

As part of the Institute of Public Affairs’ research tour of Victoria’s Central Highlands and Wimmera, Deputy Executive Director Daniel Wild joined Amanda Stoker from Marnoo to highlight the impact proposed transmission lines will have on communities. These transmission lines are required to connect intermittent renewable energy sources demanded by net zero adherence. These projects will mean construction disruptions, environmental
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Live Not By Lies
20 July 2023

Live Not By Lies

Australian institutions are so hostile to freedom that telling the truth is an act of resistance For too long, Australians committed to freedom have consoled themselves, believing that while their condition is desperate, it’s not yet serious. As Christians lose their jobs, as Liberal and Labor governments embrace government censorship of our speech and opinions, and as the heritage that’s
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Andrews Calculated Only Political Cost Of Scrapping Commonwealth Games
18 July 2023

Andrews Calculated Only Political Cost Of Scrapping Commonwealth Games

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Victoria’s level of national debt and how that affects Victoria’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 1943. Regardless of the cost overruns, if the state
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Focus Locally For Our Jobs
30 June 2023

Focus Locally For Our Jobs

In this article, Daniel Wild contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into immigration and its effect on housing shortages, and how this 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 1943. Saturday mornings are the new Monday mornings
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Andrews Government’s ‘Astonishing’ Financial Mismanagement Has Come Back To Bite Them – And It’s Hard-working Victorians Who Will Foot The Bill
24 May 2023

Andrews Government’s ‘Astonishing’ Financial Mismanagement Has Come Back To Bite Them – And It’s Hard-working Victorians Who Will Foot The Bill

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Victoria’s level of national debt and how that affects Victoria’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 1943. Tuesday’s Budget is yet another missed opportunity in
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Failure on the Horizon
21 March 2023

Failure on the Horizon

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into energy security 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. The consequence of Daniel Andrews’ constitutional ban on
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New SEC A Dependable Source Of Cheap Politics
17 March 2023

New SEC A Dependable Source Of Cheap Politics

In this article, Scott Hargreaves contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into energy prices, 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. Households and industry in Victoria are being conned
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