Red Tape Blog

1506, 2018

The Case For Abolishing Occupational Licensing

By | June 15th, 2018|

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 [...]

1306, 2018

Speech by Mrs Gina Rinehart at the American Chamber of Commerce SA 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

By | June 13th, 2018|

Thank you April for such a lovely and warm introduction. Good evening Governor Hieu Van Le, Mrs Le, Premier Marshall, Acting US Ambassador James Carouso, our Kidman partner Mr Gui, Minister Canavan, Senator Bernardi, other [...]

806, 2018

How To Cut Red Tape And Save Billions Lost On Regulation

By | June 8th, 2018|

After years of government red tape reduction programs that have failed to halt the explosion of regulation, it’s time for a radical new approach. Here are five principles the government should follow to dramatically reduce [...]

806, 2018

Immediate And Radical Overhaul Of Regulatory System Needed To Boost Investment

By | June 8th, 2018|

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. [...]

3105, 2018

New Book: Australia’s Red Tape Crisis

By | May 31st, 2018|

A new book by RMIT scholars Dr Darcy Allen and Dr Christopher Berg, ‘Australia’s Red Tape Crisis’ brings together contributions from economists, philosophers, politicians and legal experts to explore the economics, politics and culture of [...]

2003, 2018

How British Columbia Defeated Red Tape – And How We Can Too

By | March 20th, 2018|

Gideon Rozner explains how British Columbia deregulated its way to a better economy and higher individual wages, and how Australia could do the same

1503, 2018

Regulations ‘send prices soaring, hitting the poor’

By | March 15th, 2018|

Daniel Wild's new report How Regulation and Red Tape Makes Families Poorer, was featured in the Australian on Monday, in a news story Regulations 'send prices soaring, hitting the poor'  by David Uren. An analysis by [...]

1203, 2018

How Regulation And Red Tape Makes Families Poorer

By | March 12th, 2018|

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 [...]

1402, 2018

The Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017

By | February 14th, 2018|

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA), Australia’s premier free market think tank, is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of economic and political freedom. The Parliamentary Research Brief programme is designed to provide politicians [...]

501, 2018

Red Tape Costs Billions, So Let’s Black-list It

By | January 5th, 2018|

The government should make 2018 the year to rid us of burdensome, silly regulations. As Coalition MPs enjoy the summer respite after a tumultuous year in politics, Malcolm Turnbull is gearing up to reset the [...]