Western Civilisation

Fixing Australia’s Self-flagellating Education System Will Help Boost ADF Recruitment Drive, Restore Our Sense Of Self
22 May 2024

Fixing Australia’s Self-flagellating Education System Will Help Boost ADF Recruitment Drive, Restore Our Sense Of Self

In this article, Director of Law and Policy John Storey contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research on national defence, and its role in the Australian way of life. There was recently a short-lived internet trend where men were asked how often they thought about the Roman Empire.  Surprisingly the men interviewed admit to thinking about the Roman Empire remarkably often.
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Federal Court Shuts Down E-Safety Commissioner Attack On Free Speech
13 May 2024

Federal Court Shuts Down E-Safety Commissioner Attack On Free Speech

“Today’s ruling of the Federal Court denying the e-Safety Commissioner’s application to extend an injunction on X highlights the dramatic, ideologically driven over-reach by Julie Inman Grant,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Today, Federal Court Justice Geoffrey Kennett denied the eSafety Commissioner’s application to extend an injunction forcing Twitter/X to hide footage of
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Home-schooling Seeks To Avoid The Cluttered National Curriculum
10 May 2024

Home-schooling Seeks To Avoid The Cluttered National Curriculum

In this article Dr.Bella d’Arbrera contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the national curriculum. It has been republished on the IPA website with permission. The views expressed are those of the author alone. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. The Queensland government has declared war
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Misinformation Smokescreen For Social Breakdown
2 May 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Misinformation Smokescreen For Social Breakdown

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the government’s proposed internet censorship via its misinformation laws, the shortcomings of the government’s Future Made in Australia plan, and Tony shares with us his perspectives on the future on the centre-right in Australia and across the
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Daniel Wild On eSafety Commissioner with Rita Panahi – 17 April 2024
20 April 2024

Daniel Wild On eSafety Commissioner with Rita Panahi – 17 April 2024

The IPA’s research and commentary on “Misinformation” and censorship appears here. On 17 April, the Institute of Public Affairs’ Daniel Wild appeared on The Rita Panahi Show to discuss the IPA’s research into the government’s Nature Positive plan, misinformation, and Australia’s record migration intake. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Sectarian Conflict has no Place in Australia
18 April 2024

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott – Sectarian Conflict has no Place in Australia

See below for show notes: Former Prime Minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA, Tony Abbott, and the IPA’s Deputy Executive Director discuss the tragic stabbings at Bondi, the terrorist attack on a Bishop in Sydney’s south-west, and whether multiculturalism can continue to form the basis of our migration program. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au
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Colleen Harkin discussing the National Curriculum on The Rita Panahi Show – 16 April 2024
16 April 2024

Colleen Harkin discussing the National Curriculum on The Rita Panahi Show – 16 April 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Colleen Harkin was on The Rita Panahi Show to discuss the IPA’s research into the national curriculum. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript of the interview. Rita Panahi:Welcome back. Mathematics skills across the country have been falling for two
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Bella d’Abrera Discussing the National Curriculum on Outsiders – Sky News Australia
25 March 2024

Bella d’Abrera Discussing the National Curriculum on Outsiders – Sky News Australia

On 24 March 2024, Dr. Bella d’Abrera appeared on Outsiders to discuss the IPA’s research on the national curriculum. 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. Rowan Dean: But now a special treat live here, a live whackademia. Yes, it’s the
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How Australia Was Made – Series Launch
13 March 2024

How Australia Was Made – Series Launch

How Australia Was Made is an educational research project of The Centre for the Australian Way of Life at the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA). It consists of series of research essays written specifically for an Australian audience tracing the development of Western Civilisation through successive time periods. They take us from Ancient Greece to Modern Australia in a manner
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Decolonising (Or Radicalising) The Curriculum
26 February 2024

Decolonising (Or Radicalising) The Curriculum

In this article, Lana Starkey contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Victoria’s year 12 English reading list, and how this is failing high school students. It appears our educational elites have learned nothing from 2023’s referendum on the Voice to Parliament. Despite promises of a ‘back to basics’ curriculum, this year Victorian teachers will have to
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