The Australia Institute

Discussion paper

Fracking and slacking

This paper highlights the extent of taxpayer assistance to the onshore oil and gas industry in the Northern Territory.
Report

National energy emissions audit: April 2020

This issue focusses on examining whether changes in either electricity or gas consumption resulting from the pandemic response and economic slow-down are as yet apparent. It also includes a new graph, showing the emissions embodied in LNG exported from Queensland.
Report

Global attitudes to COVID-19 pandemic and response

The Australia Institute’s International & Security Affairs Program surveyed nationally representative samples of people in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, Italy and South Korea about the COVID-19 pandemic. This report outlines the survey findings.
Discussion paper

Tasmanian design principles for fiscal policy in the pandemic

The Australia Institute has released this discussion paper looking at how key economic criteria can be used to assess the effectiveness of future stimulus measures in Tasmania.
Discussion paper

Demonising China during COVID-19

This papers argues that much of the corona virus ‘blame game’, including the Australian government’s call for an international independent inquiry into China’s actions, is misguided and self-interested.