The Fair Go – Going, Gone: The Decline Of The Australian Way Of Life, 2000 to 2020

August 12, 2021|

Key findings : The quality of the Australian way of life is collapsing.  The Australian Way of Life Scoreboard, which measures the quality of the Australian way of life, has declined by 28.5% since 2000.  23 of 25 measures relevant to the Australian way of life have declined since 2000.  This decline can be found across every area of Australian life, [...]

Poll – Mainstream Australians Continue To Support Australia Day On 26 January

August 12, 2021|

69% of Australians support Australia Day being celebrated on January 26 according to a new poll of 1,038 Australians commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs. The polling (data collected by Dynata) reveals that only 11% of Australians think the date of Australia Day should be changed while 82% were ‘proud to be an Australian’ – only 5% disagree. “Mainstream Australians are [...]

Asset-Owning Democracy Strengthens Mainstream Australia

August 12, 2021|

“Prime Minister Morrison is right to put the interests of the Australian people ahead of an unaccountable internationalist bureaucracy,” said Andrew Bushnell, Research Fellow with the free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. On 4 October, the Prime Minister spoke to the Lowy Institute and committed his government to reasserting Australia’s national sovereignty against what he characterised [...]

Report: Australian Small And Family-Run Business In Crisis

December 9, 2020|

Research released today by the Institute of Public Affairs outlines how a dramatic re-shaping to the structure of Australia’s economy has largely benefited big corporates and the financial sector, at the expense of family-run and small businesses. The analysis, which is based on data from the Australia Bureau of Statistics, found that the share of national income accruing to family-run [...]