The John Hyde Archives

Historic archive of articles and newspaper columns written by former Australian politician John Hyde.

Regulations

The NFF and the Balderstone Report

Protectionism  Industrial Relations  Regulations  Trade 

  • The report states that Australia's comparatively efficient agriculture is burdened with unnecessary regulation.
  • It is in Australia's interest that the agricultural industry propers while remaining efficient.
  • Australian agriculture suffers a considerable burden placed upon it by protected industries and trade unions and is under the mercy of international prices.
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The Eternal Nanny

Regulations  Individual Rights 

  • Society gravitates towards the least regulated activities
  • Even our bodies have become the property of the state.
  • Governments offer us a security blanket that is useless and prevents us from developing survival skills.
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High Buildings to Jump Off

Regulations 

  • Regulations should be minimal, simple and certain.
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Town Planning

Regulations 

  • Town planning reform offers many opportunities to improve economic efficiency and increase living standards as a result.
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