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‘Hell To Pay’ If Gender Equity Activists Get Their Way
18 March 2024

‘Hell To Pay’ If Gender Equity Activists Get Their Way

This article was originally published in The Spectator Australia on or about 18 March 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. If we want to reach for the stars, then it will be our
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New Space Race: Putting Woke Into Orbit
29 February 2024

New Space Race: Putting Woke Into Orbit

In this article, Brianna McKee contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into Australian Universities and how they are failing young Australians. If we want to reach for the stars, then it will be our best and brightest – not virtue signalling – that gets us there. It’s not rocket science. Or is it? Those working at Monash University’s recently launched
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Banducci Resignation A Warning To Woke Corporates
21 February 2024

Banducci Resignation A Warning To Woke Corporates

“The resignation of Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci is a warning to woke corporates and the elite director class to stop disrespecting mainstream values and running down Australia,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Polling commissioned by the IPA, conducted by independent marketing research firm Dynata, at the time of Banducci’s decision to ban Australia
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Morgan Begg On IPA VCE Text Book 3AW Afternoons – 19 February 2024
19 February 2024

Morgan Begg On IPA VCE Text Book 3AW Afternoons – 19 February 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Morgan Begg joined Tony Moclair on 3AW Afternoons to discuss the IPA’s research into the new VCE rules on texts. 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. Tony Moclair: It’s been revealed that woke books made
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Complex New Rules Force Woke Agenda On Victoria’s English Students
19 February 2024

Complex New Rules Force Woke Agenda On Victoria’s English Students

“Victorian parents have been left in the dark about radical new Victorian government rules, which force the state’s Year 12 students into lessons on woke and divisive race and gender theories as part of their English studies,” said Morgan Begg, Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. New analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs reveals how new
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Illusion Of Choice: New Rules Mandate Woke Texts In Victorian Schools
19 February 2024

Illusion Of Choice: New Rules Mandate Woke Texts In Victorian Schools

Key Findings On 29 January 2024, schoolchildren in Victoria will be returning to classes, with approximately 60,000 undertaking their final year of secondary education. Most of the 60,000 year 12 students will take VCE English, and VCE English teachers will be instructing from a list of 36 texts on the 2024 VCE English text list. This analysis has been undertaken
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A Victory For Commonsense!
23 December 2023

A Victory For Commonsense!

In a win for commonsense, education ministers across the country have recently signed off on measures requiring universities to include lessons on how to teach reading, writing, and mathematics in Bachelor of Education courses. Accreditation standards for teaching degrees have been amended to ensure teachers are instructed to avoid ‘self-directed learning’ and instead receive training in techniques proven effective half
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Swimming between the Woke flags
22 December 2023

Swimming between the Woke flags

One of the things that makes Australia so great is the fact that more than a quarter of Australians aged 15 and over participate in unpaid voluntary work. Volunteerism is a core aspect of the Australian way of life. It enriches and unifies the nation through a stronger community and allows people to contribute to the general welfare of society.
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‘F’ for Failing to Train Our Future Teachers Properly
20 December 2023

‘F’ for Failing to Train Our Future Teachers Properly

The majority of Australia’s Year 9 students use punctuation at a Year 3 level. The Australian education system is in crisis. It is failing at a most basic level, which is to teach young Australians how to read and write. All you have to do is look at this year’s NAPLAN results to see how bad things really are in
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Who’s Teaching The Teachers?
16 December 2023

Who’s Teaching The Teachers?

No wonder woke has won At the height of the student protests in Melbourne, sixteen-year-old schoolgirl Ivy Bertram appeared on The Project to discuss her decision to help organise the pro-Palestinian rally. As Miss Bertram, an expert on Gaza and geo-politics, delivered pearl after pearl of wisdom, Mr Ali and his fellow hosts nodded in deference at the insight being proffered by
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