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Book Review

Essays for Australia

What is the Australian way of life? Can you boil the ideas, customs and social behaviour of 25 million different inhabitants of a vast and geographically diverse country down to one culture? The Institute of

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Impact Report - Freedom Camp

Mannkal goes to Pinjarra!

When reflecting on liberal philosophy and free market ideas, it is easy to speculate on an abstract response to a hypothetical threat or crisis. Hindsight and distance allow individuals to be brave and not realise

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Road to Somewhere back cover for WEB (1)

Roads, Rorts and Rubbish

The City of Perth scandal was a high-profile illustration of how cavalier governance can lead local administrations astray. New research published by the Mannkal Economic Education Foundation, however, uncovers how the issues which plague local

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PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31: Premier Mark McGowan arrives wearing a mandatory face mask to Dumas House Press Room on January 31, 2021 in Perth, Australia. Premier Mark McGowan has announced a five day lockdown across the Perth, Peel and South West regions of Western Australia, effective from 6pm local time on Sunday 21 January. The lockdown measures come following the discovery of a positive COVID-19 case in a worker at a quarantine hotel. (Photo by Matt Jelonek/Getty Images)

Restrictions mask post-election hard truths

COVID-19 has been beneficial for incumbents who have exercised strong and decisive leadership. Indeed, in Western Australia, the McGowan-led ALP Government’s approval rating reached record highs in 2020. But ahead of the election, the question

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