The Voice To Parliament

Representations Without Representation: Urban Bias in the Canberra Voice
11 October 2023

Representations Without Representation: Urban Bias in the Canberra Voice

 Click here to download the research report. If an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice (the Voice) is inserted into the Australian Constitution, it will have the power to make ‘representations’ to the Commonwealth parliament and executive government. The power to make representations implies the Voice will be representative. However, analysis by the Institute of Public Affairs finds the Voice
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Voice To Parliament To Divide And Marginalise Regional Indigenous Communities
11 October 2023

Voice To Parliament To Divide And Marginalise Regional Indigenous Communities

“Far from being a voice for disadvantaged remote Indigenous communities, new analysis shows the proposed Voice to Parliament model is biased towards the niche values of the urban elite and activists,” said Morgan Begg, the Director of Research at the Institute of Public Affairs. New IPA research released today, Representations Without Representation: Urban Bias in the Canberra Voice, analyses the
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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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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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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Tony’s Pitch To Australia On The Voice
5 October 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Tony’s Pitch To Australia On The Voice

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 the successes and achievements of the Abbott government on the 10-year anniversary of the 2013 victory; the failure and legacy of the Daniel Andrews premiership; and Tony provides his unique assessment of the risks that
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Tasmania Closing The Gap Without A Divisive Voice To Parliament – State By State Analysis Of Closing The Gap Outcomes
5 October 2023

Tasmania Closing The Gap Without A Divisive Voice To Parliament – State By State Analysis Of Closing The Gap Outcomes

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has said that the forthcoming referendum on whether to entrench an Indigenous Voice to Parliament and Executive Government in the Australian Constitution is about ‘listening’ to Indigenous people. But sometimes there needs to be more than just talking and listening, debating and arguing, advocacy and activism. The old Latin adage facta, non verba means deeds, not
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Canberra-Based Voice To Parliament A Threat To Tasmania’s Closing The Gap Success
5 October 2023

Canberra-Based Voice To Parliament A Threat To Tasmania’s Closing The Gap Success

“Tasmania is leading the way when it comes to real action in addressing Indigenous disadvantage, and it is being achieved without a Canberra-based Voice to Parliament being inserted into our Constitution,” said John Storey, Director of the Legal Rights Program at the Institute of Public Affairs. New research released today by the IPA ranks Australia’s states and territories on their
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A Radical Voice – The Ideological Context Of The Indigenous Voice To Parliament
28 September 2023

A Radical Voice – The Ideological Context Of The Indigenous Voice To Parliament

For 80 years a central strand of the IPA’s research has been Australia’s democratic traditions, including the egalitarian principle that every Australian gets the same say over the country’s future, and how important this principle is to the preservation of the Australian way of life. But increasingly, alternative theories have begun to dominate Australian political discourse. Theories that assert a
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IPA Research Confirms $40 Billion Indigenous Spend Claim Correct
26 September 2023

IPA Research Confirms $40 Billion Indigenous Spend Claim Correct

“One of the most insidious features of the referendum campaign has been the repeated claims of ‘fact-checking’ by the political class, media, and elites to silence the views and opinions of mainstream Australians they disagree with,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. On Sunday 24 September 2023, presenters on Channel Ten’s The Project cited
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Such Is Politics: Josh Frydenberg Departs As Jacinta Price Arrives
26 September 2023

Such Is Politics: Josh Frydenberg Departs As Jacinta Price Arrives

In this article, John Roskam contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into 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 first being drafted. Such is politics. One potential prime minister
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