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So far Daniel Wild has created 30 blog entries.

The Case For Abolishing Occupational Licensing

Occupational licensing is government regulation of the conditions under which someone can legally practice an occupation. The requirements can relate to education attainment, experience, personal character, residency, and payment of membership fees to professional industry bodies. In Australia, many occupations require a license to legally operate, including doctors, lawyers, electricians, hair dressers, weed controllers, and [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|Blog, Submissions|0 Comments

Immediate And Radical Overhaul Of Regulatory System Needed To Boost Investment

New research released today by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs calls for a complete overhaul of Australia’s regulatory system in order to slash red tape and boost business investment in Australia. The Senate Standing Committee on Economics is currently undertaking an inquiry into impediments to business investment in Australia. “Business investment as [...]

By | June 8th, 2018|Blog, Media releases|0 Comments

How Regulation And Red Tape Makes Families Poorer

A new report released by the Institute of Public Affairs today, How Regulation and Red Tape Makes Families Poorer, authored by IPA Research Fellow, Daniel Wild, shows how government regulation and subsidies are driving up the prices of key household expenditure items and putting strain on family budgets. “Government intervention through regulation and subsidies has [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Blog, Reports|0 Comments

Our Work on Red Tape in 2017

Daniel Wild explains the impact our work on Red Tape has had in 2017.

By | December 20th, 2017|Blog, Media releases, Red Tape Monitor|0 Comments

Australia’s Red Tape Crisis

The IPA's Daniel Wild explains the full scope of Australia's red tape problem. For more on this issue, read Daniel's new report: https://ipa.org.au/publications-ipa/research-papers/barriers-prosperity-red-tape-regulatory-state-australia

By | November 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

IPA Report: Red Tape Reaches Crisis Point In Australia

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has today released a new landmark report, Barriers to Prosperity: Red Tape and the Regulatory State in Australia, authored by IPA research fellow Daniel Wild, which highlights the extent of the red tape crisis in Australia “Red tape in Australia has reached a crisis point. Urgent [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Blog, Media releases, Reports|0 Comments

Barriers To Prosperity: Red Tape And The Regulatory State In Australia

Australia has experienced 26 years of unbroken economic growth. However, this aggregate figure masks stagnant wages growth and a deterioration in the living standards of many in the Australian middle class. The central cause of this deterioration is low and declining levels of business investment, which is approaching historic lows. Overregulation and red tape are [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Blog, Reports|0 Comments

Growth in Threatened Species Lists a Threat to WA Regional Development and Jobs

The negative impact of environmental regulations on jobs, investments and development in Western Australia were highlighted in a new report released by free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. The delay to the planned US$430 million Yeelirrie uranium mine due to the presence of a microscopic ‘prawn-like’ stygofauna, which is unseeable to the [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Media releases|0 Comments

Why We’ll Get More Red Tape And Interference Under Re-elected ALP

More red tape, bureaucratic interference, and confiscation of private land is on the cards under a re-elected Palaszczuk government. The Palaszczuk government has committed to re-introducing native vegetation regulations, which were rejected by the Queensland Parliament last year. Those changes would reverse the Newman government’s policy that allows farmers to clear high value agricultural land [...]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Blog, Opinion pieces|0 Comments

Senate Committee Report Confirms Red Tape Strangling The Australian Economy

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs has welcomed the recommendations from the Select Committee on Red Tape interim report: Effect of red tape on environmental assessment and approvals. “The Senate Committee’s report confirms the economic damage caused by environmental red tape in Australia,” said IPA research fellow Daniel Wild. “The government should [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Media releases|0 Comments