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Government should follow Minister Canavan and end Green Lawfare

By | October 6th, 2016|

“Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Senator the Hon Matt Canavan is right to take on green groups that abuse the legal system to shut down development,” said Daniel Wild, Research Fellow with the free [...]

Australian banks need less red tape, not criminal penalties and political witch-hunts

By | October 4th, 2016|

“The fundamental problem in our banking industry is a lack of competition,” said Daniel Wild, research fellow with the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. “The only way to make banks more [...]

Address to the Pastoralists and Graziers Association 2016 Annual Convention by Chris Berg

By | September 7th, 2016|

Address to the Pastoralists and Graziers Association of Western Australia 2016 Annual Convention Friday, 2 September 2016 at Crown Perth, Burswood Australia is a country with enormous potential. We have some of the most productive [...]

Adani decision shows we must repeal Section 487

By | August 29th, 2016|

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs have called for the repeal of Section 487 of the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Act (EPBC) in light of the Federal Court decision to allow the [...]

IPA submission welcomes PC call to cut farming red tape

By | August 25th, 2016|

“The Productivity Commission (PC) draft report on the Regulation of Agriculture shows what farmers have long known - duplicative and unnecessary red tape holds agriculture back,” said Darcy Allen, research fellow with free market think [...]

IPA welcomes NSW Auditor General’s report on our red tape problem

By | August 25th, 2016|

Free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs welcomes new calls for improving New South Wales’ red tape reduction system, particularly relating to increased accountability, transparency and measurement of reform. These comments follow today’s [...]

Victoria is introducing a $2 Uber tax and more red tape on progress

By | August 23rd, 2016|

“Victoria can legalise ride-sharing without new taxes for consumers, and without new red tape for drivers,” said Aaron Lane, Legal Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. Today the Victorian government announced that it would [...]

Good news! Queensland chooses farmers over red tape

By | August 19th, 2016|

“It’s fantastic that common sense prevailed and the Queensland parliament put farmers ahead of red tape,” said Daniel Wild, research fellow with the Institute of Public Affairs. The Palaszczuk government’s proposed changes to native vegetation [...]

Red tape holding back indigenous economic development

By | August 15th, 2016|

“The Palaszczuk Government should listen to the concerns of indigenous leaders and abandon its changes to native vegetation laws,” says Daniel Wild, research fellow with the free-market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. The [...]