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Scott Hargreaves On IPA Research On Western Australia’s Energy Plan 6PR Perth Live – 22 February 2024
22 February 2024

Scott Hargreaves On IPA Research On Western Australia’s Energy Plan 6PR Perth Live – 22 February 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Scott Hargreaves joined Oliver Peterson on 6PR to to discuss new research which shows WA’s energy plan is unaffordable at any cost. 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. Oliver Peterson: It is nine past four.
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Western Australia’s Energy Plan Unachievable At Any Cost Will Create $52 Billion Black hole
22 February 2024

Western Australia’s Energy Plan Unachievable At Any Cost Will Create $52 Billion Black hole

“Blackouts in Victoria demonstrate what happens when ideology trumps engineering in an energy system. Western Australia is on track to make the very same mistakes as the east-coast, and it will cost the state billions of dollars,” said Dr Kevin You, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, the IPA launched a new research report, Unachievable at Any
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Unachievable At Any Cost
22 February 2024

Unachievable At Any Cost

To meet its 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 80 per cent below 2020 levels, the Western Australian state government will decommission its remaining coal-fired power stations by the end of the decade. Western Australia is uniquely vulnerable to issues arising from the intermittency of renewable energy generation due to its geographical isolation and lack of network interconnectivity. In
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Celebrating Our Farming Heritage On National Agriculture And Related Industries Day
21 November 2023

Celebrating Our Farming Heritage On National Agriculture And Related Industries Day

“Australia’s agriculture sector is world-leading and nation-building, consistently putting high quality produce on our tables. Yet, all too often our farmers are detrimentally impacted by poor public policy, which holds Australia back,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, on National Agriculture and Related Industries Day, it is important to recognise that Australia’s wealth
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Keynote Address To Pastoralists And Graziers Association Annual Conference
5 October 2023

Keynote Address To Pastoralists And Graziers Association Annual Conference

My name is Brianna McKee. I’m a research fellow and the National Manager of Generation Liberty at the Institute of Public Affairs. And since I’m speaking at the annual conference for the PGA, I feel it’s appropriate that I give you my farming credentials. Because, I have been a livestock owner in the past. I grew up on five acres
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Saxon Davidson On Worker Shortage Research ABC Goldfields – 14 September 2023
14 September 2023

Saxon Davidson On Worker Shortage Research ABC Goldfields – 14 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined Peter Barr on ABC Goldfields to discuss the unprecedented nationwide worker shortage and how it is affecting regional communities the most. 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. Peter Barr: We have a
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Unprecedented Nationwide Jobs Crunch: Geographic Analysis Of Worker Shortages In Australia
14 September 2023

Unprecedented Nationwide Jobs Crunch: Geographic Analysis Of Worker Shortages In Australia

Australia is currently facing an unprecedented worker shortage crisis, with job vacancies increasing by 235 per cent between May 2020 and May 2023, and one in four businesses currently being unable to find enough workers. To measure the severity of worker shortages, the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) created the ‘Job Vacancy Crunch Rate’, which is the ratio of job
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Regional Australia Hardest Hit By Worker Shortages
14 September 2023

Regional Australia Hardest Hit By Worker Shortages

“Australia’s unprecedented worker shortage crisis is a handbrake on vital economic growth, with communities in regional Western Australia and regional Queensland most heavily impacted,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. The IPA has today released a geographic analysis of worker shortages across Australia, measuring the severity of worker shortages across 35 geographic zones. The report
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Western Australia’s Incarceration Rate Nation’s Highest – Reform Urgent
8 September 2023

Western Australia’s Incarceration Rate Nation’s Highest – Reform Urgent

“Western Australia now has the highest incarceration rate of all the states in Australia, highlighting the need for urgent reform as prisons numbers across the state sit above full utilization rates,” said Mia Schlicht, Research Analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs. New research released today by the IPA shows Western Australia’s criminal justice system is struggling under the weight
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Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Housing Shortages Perth Live 6PR – 24 August 2023
25 August 2023

Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Housing Shortages Perth Live 6PR – 24 August 2023

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. Oliver Peterson: Treasurer Jim Chalmers was speaking at the National Press Club earlier today, as he’s released the Intergenerational Report. Australia faces, we’re told, four decades of deficits out to 2063, fueled by an
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