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Post Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:31 am    Post subject: The Institute of Public Attrition

The Institute of Public Affairs is closely tied to the Liberal Party.

Here is their wish list ...

1 Repeal the carbon tax, and don’t replace it. It will be one thing to remove the burden of the carbon tax from the Australian economy. But if it is just replaced by another costly scheme, most of the benefits will be undone.

2 Abolish the Department of Climate Change

3 Abolish the Clean Energy Fund

4 Repeal Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act

5 Abandon Australia’s bid for a seat on the United Nations Security Council

6 Repeal the renewable energy target

7 Return income taxing powers to the states

8 Abolish the Commonwealth Grants Commission

9 Abolish the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

10 Withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol

11 Introduce fee competition to Australian universities

12 Repeal the National Curriculum

13 Introduce competing private secondary school curriculums

14 Abolish the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)

15 Eliminate laws that require radio and television broadcasters to be ‘balanced’

16 Abolish television spectrum licensing and devolve spectrum management to the common law

17 End local content requirements for Australian television stations

18 Eliminate family tax benefits

19 Abandon the paid parental leave scheme

20 Means-test Medicare

21 End all corporate welfare and subsidies by closing the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education

22 Introduce voluntary voting

23 End mandatory disclosures on political donations

24 End media blackout in final days of election campaigns

25 End public funding to political parties

26 Remove anti-dumping laws

27 Eliminate media ownership restrictions

28 Abolish the Foreign Investment Review Board

29 Eliminate the National Preventative Health Agency

30 Cease subsidising the car industry

31 Formalise a one-in, one-out approach to regulatory reduction

32 Rule out federal funding for 2018 Commonwealth Games

33 Deregulate the parallel importation of books

34 End preferences for Industry Super Funds in workplace relations laws

35 Legislate a cap on government spending and tax as a percentage of GDP

36 Legislate a balanced budget amendment which strictly limits the size of budget deficits and the period the federal government can be in deficit

37 Force government agencies to put all of their spending online in a searchable database

38 Repeal plain packaging for cigarettes and rule it out for all other products, including alcohol and fast food

39 Reintroduce voluntary student unionism at universities

40 Introduce a voucher scheme for secondary schools

41 Repeal the alcopops tax

42 Introduce a special economic zone in the north of Australia including:
a) Lower personal income tax for residents
b) Significantly expanded 457 Visa programs for workers
c) Encourage the construction of dams

43 Repeal the mining tax

44 Devolve environmental approvals for major projects to the states

45 Introduce a single rate of income tax with a generous tax-free threshold

46 Cut company tax to an internationally competitive rate of 25 per cent

47 Cease funding the Australia Network

48 Privatise Australia Post

49 Privatise Medibank

50 Break up the ABC and put out to tender each individual function

51 Privatise SBS

52 Reduce the size of the public service from current levels of more than 260,000 to at least the 2001 low of 212,784

53 Repeal the Fair Work Act

54 Allow individuals and employers to negotiate directly terms of employment that suit them

55 Encourage independent contracting by overturning new regulations designed to punish contractors

56 Abolish the Baby Bonus

57 Abolish the First Home Owners’ Grant

58 Allow the Northern Territory to become a state

59 Halve the size of the Coalition front bench from 32 to 16

60 Remove all remaining tariff and non-tariff barriers to international trade

61 Slash top public servant salaries to much lower international standards, like in the United States

62 End all public subsidies to sport and the arts

63 Privatise the Australian Institute of Sport

64 End all hidden protectionist measures, such as preferences for local manufacturers in government tendering

65 Abolish the Office for Film and Literature Classification

66 Rule out any government-supported or mandated internet censorship

67 Means test tertiary student loans

68 Allow people to opt out of superannuation in exchange for promising to forgo any government income support in retirement

69 Immediately halt construction of the National Broadband Network and privatise any sections that have already been built

70 End all government funded Nanny State advertising

71 Reject proposals for compulsory food and alcohol labelling

72 Privatise the CSIRO

73 Defund Harmony Day

74 Close the Office for Youth

75 Privatise the Snowy-Hydro Scheme

Here is the page - https://ipa.org.au/publications-ipa/ipa ... -australia

Clearly want the rich and powerful to be able to screw Australians without the encumbrances of protective legislation.

George Pell attended their 70th anniversary in 2013, perhaps he is a fan.

I don't give a toot about Libs/Labs/Greens/One Nation - just posted the above because it is outrageous and gives a good idea what the Libs are about.

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 11:59 am    Post subject: Re: The Institute of 'Pubic' Affairs

Hmm i hope they do the first 10 :) but doubt it due to the greens/green labor


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:02 pm    Post subject: Re: The Institute of 'Pubic' Affairs

Arctic and Antarctic ice graph ... http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/charc ... ice-graph/

Glaciers ... https://www.ted.com/talks/james_balog_t ... e_ice_loss

Locally, in Australia, Great Barrier Reef falling part, mass mangrove die-off in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Tasmanian kelp disappearing, fish showing up much further south of their previous range.

And the indisputable rise of CO2 .... https://climate.nasa.gov/climate_resources/24/

And this ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abrupt_climate_change

How much evidence is needed?

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:16 pm    Post subject: Re: The Institute of Public Attrition

Umm Antarctic ice is actually increasing according to OFFICIAL NASA SITE.

Not real good references.Just as bad as the Guardian,news.com abc for views.Not balanced at all.


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:22 pm    Post subject: Re: The Institute of Public Attrition

https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/an ... rd-maximum

This from the official NASA site.


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 2:52 pm    Post subject: Re: The Institute of Public Attrition

That is old info. Antarctic sea ice is at record lows now, and the West Antarctic Larsen C ice shelf cracked off in July.

Northern hemisphere and the Arctic will warm long before the south.

Here's the 2017 news from the official NASA site ... https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/20 ... both-poles

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:08 pm    Post subject: Re: The Institute of Public Attrition

Matt, are you sure you werent on Trumps' homepage?. thats something we would expect from him.


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:16 pm    Post subject: Re: The Institute of Public Attrition

I couldn't believe what I was reading. It is apparently the Liberal mantra.

https://ipa.org.au/publications-ipa/ipa ... -australia

And they have the gall to drag Gough's name into it, they must be having a dig ...

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