Worker Shortage

Minister Confirms Pensioners To Continue To Face 69% Tax Rate
29 February 2024

Minister Confirms Pensioners To Continue To Face 69% Tax Rate

“Minister Rishworth’s confirmation that the federal government will not adopt the New Zealand pensioner work model is cruel news for the more than 500,000 Australians who want to work but are disincentivised from doing so by exorbitant tax barriers,” said Saxon Davidson, Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today on ABC Radio Adelaide Mornings, Federal Minister for Social
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Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into Improving Consumer Experiences, Choice, And Outcomes In Australia’s Retirement System
23 February 2024

Institute of Public Affairs Submission To The Inquiry Into Improving Consumer Experiences, Choice, And Outcomes In Australia’s Retirement System

The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of Public Affairs (“the IPA”) with the Economics References Committee (“the committee”) as it conducts its inquiry into Improving consumer experiences, choice, and outcomes in Australia’s retirement system. The IPA has been leading the debate regarding taxation on Australian age pensioners, and how the existing
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Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform ABC Adelaide Mornings – 12 February 2024
12 February 2024

Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform ABC Adelaide Mornings – 12 February 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined David Bevan on ABC Adelaide to discuss the IPA’s research into how removing red tape and tax barriers on Australian pensioners can solve Australia’s worker shortage crisis. 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
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Why Should Taxpayers Fund Job-destroying Eco-warriors?
19 January 2024

Why Should Taxpayers Fund Job-destroying Eco-warriors?

In this article,  Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the economic cost of net zero, 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. It is not unreasonable
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Your Future Home Has Been Sacrificed In A Political Sweetheart Deal
15 January 2024

Your Future Home Has Been Sacrificed In A Political Sweetheart Deal

In this article, Saxon Davidson contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into Australia’s housing shortage and how that affects Australia’s economic freedom and prosperity. The infrastructure and construction sector has been one of the worst affected by persistent worker shortages, with a December report from Infrastructure Australia finding the sector faces a shortage of 229,000 workers. This
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Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Worker Shortages Perth Live 6PR – January 10 2024
10 January 2024

Saxon Davidson On Pension Reform And Worker Shortages Perth Live 6PR – January 10 2024

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined Russel Collett on Perth 6PR to discuss the nationwide worker shortage and the data correlating to it from the ABS. 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. Russell Collett: This is very interesting.
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John Storey On Closing The Gap Success Tasmania Talk LAFM – 5 October 2023
5 October 2023

John Storey On Closing The Gap Success Tasmania Talk LAFM – 5 October 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Director of the Legal Rights Program, John Storey, joined Richard Perno on Tasmania Talks to discuss new IPA research on how the Voice to Parliament may undermine Tasmania’s Closing the Gap success. All media appearances posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript
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Submission To The Inquiry Into The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023
28 September 2023

Submission To The Inquiry Into The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023

Dear Committee Secretary, The purpose of this letter is to share research and analysis conducted by the Institute of PublicAffairs (the IPA) with the Education and Employment Legislation Committee as it conducts itsinquiry into the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 (the bill). The findings contained in this submission are based on analysis conducted by the IPA relating
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Broome Chamber of Commerce CEO Discussing IPA Worker Shortage Research On ABC Kimberley Breakfast – 20 September 2023
20 September 2023

Broome Chamber of Commerce CEO Discussing IPA Worker Shortage Research On ABC Kimberley Breakfast – 20 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ regional worker shortage research was discussed by the CEO of the Broome Chamber of Commerce on ABC Kimberley Breakfast on 20 September 2023. 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. Vanessa Mills: New data from the Institute
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Saxon Davidson Discussing IPA Worker Shortage Research On Seven News Port Macquarie – 14 September 2023
14 September 2023

Saxon Davidson Discussing IPA Worker Shortage Research On Seven News Port Macquarie – 14 September 2023

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Saxon Davidson joined Claire Simmonds on Seven News Port Macquarie 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. Channel 7 Presenter:
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