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Steel prices set to crash in week of horror for Australian mining boom

MEDIA RELEASE | John Shipp

Australia's mining boom is in danger of ending before anyone anticipates, according to John Shipp, Director of the ANDEV/IPA North Australia Project. Mr Shipp's warning came in response to a report in MarketWatch.com that prices are set to crash...

End the Nanny State to win

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Christian Kerr

As the polls plunge and a tide of sleaze threatens the government, Labor has responded with a storm of class war rhetoric unseen in decades. The prime minister has declared the next election will be about ‘whether you stand for the...

Nanny State Taxes: Soaking the Poor in 2012

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Mikayla Novak

Nanny State taxes raised $13 billion in 2010-11. This is greater than the combined revenue forecast of $11 billion to be collected from the government's Clean Energy Future Package (carbon tax) and the Minerals Resource Rent Tax (mining...

Australia's helmet law disaster

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Luke Turner

Australia is one of only two countries in the world with national all-age mandatory bicycle helmet laws (MHLs). Introduced by state and territory governments under threat of cuts to federal road funding in the early 1990s, the idea that it should...

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