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E-Safety Commissioner’s Misleading Indigenous Abuse Warning During Voice Debate Played Into Her ‘Oppressor And Oppressed’ World View
9 July 2024

E-Safety Commissioner’s Misleading Indigenous Abuse Warning During Voice Debate Played Into Her ‘Oppressor And Oppressed’ World View

In this article, Director of Law and Policy John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on Australia’s internet censorship and misinformation laws. E-Safety Commissioner Julie Inman-Grant has a track record of crying wolf, and her narrative about the abuse of Indigenous Aussies ahead of the Voice referendum is not the only example of her distorting the facts to suit
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eSafety Commissioner Cannot Be Trusted On Online Harm
5 July 2024

eSafety Commissioner Cannot Be Trusted On Online Harm

“Australians simply cannot trust the eSafety Commissioner to stick to online child protection, due to a history of politically charged censorship, as evidenced by the the eSafety Commission’s own data,” said John Storey, Director of Law and Policy at the Institute of Public Affairs. In August 2023, eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, warned that in the lead up to the
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eSafety Commissioner Crying Wolf On Hate Speech
5 July 2024

eSafety Commissioner Crying Wolf On Hate Speech

Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant has recently generated significant international media attention by seeking to ban from the internet footage of the stabbing and alleged terrorist attack against Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel in his Church in Sydney in April 2024. The Commissioner’s justification for this controversial action has been that ‘online brutality is spilling over into real life harm
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Dunkley Is The Liberal Party’s Chance To Advance On Morrison
1 March 2024

Dunkley Is The Liberal Party’s Chance To Advance On Morrison

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 29 February 2024 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. The timing of the former PM’s departure with the byelection is coincidental but
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Dutton Needs His Own Version Of Fightback
15 February 2024

Dutton Needs His Own Version Of Fightback

This article was originally published in Australian Financial Review on or about 15 February 2024 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. As the Coalition tries to work out a way forward on tax, the
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IPA Poll: Attitude To Big Business Playing Politics
22 December 2023

IPA Poll: Attitude To Big Business Playing Politics

The poll was commissioned jointly by the Institute of Public Affairs and ADVANCE and was conducted by Insightfully.  It forms part of the largest and most comprehensive post-referendum exit-survey undertaken. The poll was conducted between 12-19 October 2023 with a sample of 3,526 Australian voters with a margin of error ± 1.7% at a 95% confidence interval using a combination
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Elite Universities Loathe Us
30 November 2023

Elite Universities Loathe Us

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into 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 many of the liberties enjoyed
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World-leader: Australia Allows Its People To Shape The Nation
21 November 2023

World-leader: Australia Allows Its People To Shape The Nation

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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The Arbiters Of Truth – Analysis Of Fact Checking Organisations During The 2023 Voice Referendum
9 November 2023

The Arbiters Of Truth – Analysis Of Fact Checking Organisations During The 2023 Voice Referendum

The 2023 Voice to Parliament Referendum was characterised by the censorship and regulation of public debate in the name of combatting ‘misinformation’. In partnership with social media companies, ‘fact checking’ organisations assessed the ‘truth’ of claims made about the referendum proposal and sought to stop the circulation of claims found to be ‘false’ or ‘misleading’. The three fact checking organisations
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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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