Organisation

Institute of Public Affairs

Acronym
IPA
Description

The Institute of Public Affairs is an independent, non-profit public policy think tank, dedicated to preserving and strengthening the foundations of economic and political freedom. Since 1943, the IPA has been at the forefront of the political and policy debate, defining the contemporary political landscape. The IPA is funded by individual memberships, as well as individual and corporate donors. The IPA supports the free market of ideas, the free flow of capital, a limited and efficient government, evidence-based public policy, the rule of law, and representative democracy.

Recently added resources

Report

11 Jun 2019
168

This report analyses and develops a methodology for measuring a category of red tape that to date has been ignored. This category of red tape is described as ‘regulatory dark matter,’ which refers to publications by government agencies that seek to influence the behaviour of...

Report

7 Jun 2019
219

Australia has seen rapid, unsustainable growth in its incarceration rate. Over the past ten years, the proportion of Australian residents who are incarcerated has risen by 30 percent. The purpose of this paper is to show what this increase means in real terms. Every extra...

Position paper

15 policies the Coalition should implement but will not and 5 policies they should not implement but will
12 Apr 2019
80

Proposed policies include withdrawing from the Paris Agreement, reducing the corporate tax rate, privatising the ABC, and legalising nuclear power.

Report

1 Apr 2019
104

This report presents a comparison of Australia’s labour market entitlements with similar common law countries, and looks at how the labour market is perceived in ways that affect investment and growth.

Submission

27 Mar 2019
14

This report represents the IPA’s submission to the inquiry into the Victorian on-demand workforce.

Items published/produced 43

Items by affiliated authors