The proposed Communications Legislation Amendment (Combatting Misinformation and Disinformation) Bill 2023 is a disaster, threatening rational discussion and our democratic system, while stifling innovation and the whole process should be started again or abandoned completely.
This coming Monday at 10:45 am I will be giving evidence on behalf of the institute to the State Development and Regional Industries Committee of the state parliament on the Queensland Climate Transition Bill 2023.
The National Cabinet’s housing affordability solution is just another media release on the way to no place, according to the Australian Institute for Progress’s Executive Director, Graham Young.
It's not surprising that the British were involved in the slave trade - everyone was. What is surprising, and praiseworthy, is that they decided to abolish it of their own free will and at considerable cost.
COVID-19 presented a natural experiment to explore the benefits of a federal, rather than a unitary, system.
It is because it is anti-democratic; undermines the power of existing indigenous voices; permanent; and on past performance, likely to be disfunctional. It is also divisive.
Australian Institute of Progress Executive Director Graham Young said that as the problem in the housing market wasn’t a lack of funds for investment, but a lack of stock, Labor’s $2 Bn will just make prices more expensive for everyone.
The Australian Institute for Progress has renewed calls for GST revenue to be distributed to the states on a per capita basis as galloping mining revenues in WA and Queensland expose the structural weaknesses in the current system.
Did you know that some of the most successful countries in the world are federations?
This was a Greens’ bill which was considered by the State Development and Regional Industries Parliamentary Committee. It was quite radical and called for NetZero by 2035 plus the banning of all fossil fuel production.