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Institute of Public Affairs

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Universities always said we were racists, now look at their dilemma

Our universities have long ceased being institutions interested in the rigorous exercise of freedom or the scientific method and today better resemble elaborate public relations outfits, writes Bella d'Abrera.
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The new Royal Adelaide Hospital: a case study in blow-outs, red tape and union influence

Did you know that the seventh most expensive building in the world is being built right here in Australia? It’s the new Royal Adelaide Hospital (nRAH)—a project that is 18 months behind schedule and $640 million over budget.
Report

Shared sacrifice in the two Australias

The Institute of Public Affairs is calling on federal and state governments to reduce public sector salaries for those on over $150,000 by 20%.
Report

The growth and complexity of environmental regulation

This report is the first to quantitatively estimate both the growth and complexity of Australia’s primary piece of environmental legislation and the departmental rules it enables.
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States of emergency: an analysis of COVID-19 petty restrictions

This report examines the restrictions enacted by the Australian states and the inconsistencies between them that have either banned or left in doubt many recreational activities, which could be undertaken while attempting social distancing.