The Voice To Parliament

Is The Voice’s Question Misleading?
14 September 2023

Is The Voice’s Question Misleading?

In this article, John Storey contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian Constitution as part of the IPA’s analysis of 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
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Victoria’s Duck Hunting Ban Is A Sign Of Things To Come With The Voice
8 September 2023

Victoria’s Duck Hunting Ban Is A Sign Of Things To Come With The Voice

In this article, Morgan Begg contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian constitution, conducted as part of the IPA’s analysis of 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
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Game’s up for Qantas’ Canberra Crony Capitalism
7 September 2023

Game’s up for Qantas’ Canberra Crony Capitalism

As a Coalition MP quipped a few days ago – “the federal government once owned Qantas. Now it’s Qantas that owns the federal government.” Which isn’t bad for a company barely among the country’s biggest 40 corporations and one that’s less than a 20th the size of BHP. The political power and cultural influence of Qantas is a tribute to
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Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice The Downfall Of Corporates
7 September 2023

Australia’s Future with Tony Abbott: Voice The Downfall Of Corporates

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 commercial and political division caused by Qantas’ cozy relationship with the federal government. Tony also shares his unique perspective on current polling which has the No case ahead, and the future of Australia’s energy
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Ticked Off About Crosses
1 September 2023

Ticked Off About Crosses

The government must pull the AEC into line In this article, Morgan Begg contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Australian constitution, conducted as part of the IPA’s analysis of 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
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IPA Poll: Attitude To The Voice In Tasmania
30 August 2023

IPA Poll: Attitude To The Voice In Tasmania

Tasmanians are forming a consensus around a ‘No’ vote at the forthcoming referendum, because they do not, in the main, believe the Voice will lead to better outcomes for Indigenous Australians, and that not enough information has been provided on the Voice to Parliament. The leaning of Tasmanians’ vote is heavily aligned with their views on whether the Voice will
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Tasmania Leaning Towards No Vote At Divisive Voice Referendum
30 August 2023

Tasmania Leaning Towards No Vote At Divisive Voice Referendum

“It is clear that Tasmanians are forming a consensus around a ‘No’ vote at the forthcoming referendum, due to concerns the community is being divided by the Voice debate, and a belief that it will not deliver better outcomes for indigenous communities,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. Ahead of the Prime Minister’s announcement
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IPA Research Tour Of Tasmania’s North and North West To Discuss Divisive Voice
29 August 2023

IPA Research Tour Of Tasmania’s North and North West To Discuss Divisive Voice

“As the Voice to Parliament referendum approaches, Tasmania shapes as having a critical role in determining whether race will be put at the heart of our system of government,” said Daniel Wild, Deputy Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs. This week the IPA team will visit Launceston, Deloraine, Sheffield, Ulverstone, Burnie, Devonport, and Longford to discuss our research
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Parliamentary Research Brief – Voice Referendum Question May be Constitutionally Invalid For Misleading And Misinforming Voters
21 August 2023

Parliamentary Research Brief – Voice Referendum Question May be Constitutionally Invalid For Misleading And Misinforming Voters

The Institute of Public Affairs recently received legal advice from leading Victorian barrister and constitutional law expert Mr Stuart Wood KC about the lawfulness of the proposed referendum question to insert into the Australian Constitution an ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice’. The federal government has proposed the following referendum question for voters to answer: A Proposed Law: to alter
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IPA Poll: Attitudes Towards Rural And Regional Australia
18 August 2023

IPA Poll: Attitudes Towards Rural And Regional Australia

This poll of 1,000 Australians was commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. Data for this poll was collected by Dynata between 4 August to 6 August 2023. QUESTION 1: Approximately how much food do you believe Australian food producers produce each year?
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