June 2024

May 2024

Independent senator David Pocock, Australia Institute Executive Director Richard Denniss, Australia Institute Climate and Energy Advisor Mark Ogge and Independent Member for Kooyong Monique Ryan at a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Thursday, May 30, 2024. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) NO ARCHIVING

Great Gas Giveaway Press Conference | David Pocock, Monique Ryan, Richard Denniss

Australia Institute research has found that 56% of gas exported from Australia attracts zero royalty payments, effectively giving a public resource to multinational gas corporations for free. Around 80% of Australia’s gas is exported as liquefied natural gas (LNG). Most of this gas is extracted from gas fields in Commonwealth waters, but the Australian Government

April 2024

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, Santos Liquefied Natural Gas plant in Darwin. (AAP Image/Supplied by Santos)

What is the PRRT?

by Jack Thrower

Gas extraction is often lauded by the industry as the ‘backbone of the Australian economy’, but the actual revenue collected from one of the main taxes on the industry falls staggeringly short of what most people would expect. Find out why this is the case – and what we can do to fix it.

March 2024

Highlights from the Climate Integrity Summit 2024

2023 has shown us a planet on the brink of collapse. Cyclones, heatwaves, catastrophic floods, fires and landslides have killed people, destroyed ecosystems and decimated communities. And yet Australia is still yet to repair all the homes lost in the Black Summer bushfires of 2020 or the devastating Lismore floods of 2017 and 2022. No

The power of political leadership and evidence-based policy | Climate Integrity Summit Panel

What would an evidence-based response from the government to climate change look like? And how can we build integrity back into our democratic system? At the Climate Integrity Summit 2024, our first panel discussed the power of political leadership and evidence-based policy. Featuring: Bernie Fraser, Former Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia Dr Monique Ryan MP,

Enele Sopoaga speaking at the Climate Integrity Summit 2024

Keynote Address | Rt Hon Enele Sopoaga PC

Climate integrity is a critical issue for a small atoll nation like Tuvalu, I need not remind people that Tuvalu is one of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change with the highest points above sea level for the entire country being four meters. But our vulnerability should not be a bargaining chip for regional security issues.

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