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Each week Tony Abbott and Daniel Wild discuss mainstream Australian values, the Australian way of life and Australian culture.

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Each week Tony Abbott and Daniel Wild discuss mainstream Australian values, the Australian way of life and Australian culture.

    Community and Democracy

    Community and Democracy

    Australia's Heartland Episode 16: 


    This week former prime minister and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs Tony Abbott and IPA director of research Daniel Wild discuss what governments should and should not do in response to the new Covid-19 variant; why sports-stars making political pronouncements on contentious issues divides us a community; and Tony reflects on his three years on public service and his immense contributions to Australia and shares with us what advice he would give to his 30-year-old self.


    To find out more go to australia.ipa.org.au

    • 29 min
    Australia‘s Egalitarian Future

    Australia‘s Egalitarian Future

    Australia's Heartland Episode 15


    This week former prime minister and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs Tony Abbott and IPA director of research Daniel Wild discuss the recent One Nation Senate motion regarding vaccination passports, why the Covid-19 restrictions in relation to vaccine rules and mask mandates must end, what the major challenges are to Australia as an egalitarian society, and Tony gives us an update on what he is doing in London. To find out more, go to australia.ipa.org.au

    • 30 min
    People Power

    People Power

    Australia's Heartland Episode 14.


    This week former prime minister and Distinguished Fellow of the IPA Tony Abbott and the IPA's director of research Daniel Wild discussed the new pandemic laws being debated in the Victorian upper house and why every Australian should be concerned about the impact this will have on freedom and democracy; the massive protests which have taken place in Melbourne over the past two weeks; the future of religious freedom in Australia; and Tony takes one listener's question on whether Peta Credlin will make a run for parliament to unseat Daniel Andrews at the next election. Find out more at australia.ipa.org.au

    • 24 min
    Education not Indoctrination

    Education not Indoctrination

    Australia's Heartland with Tony Abbott, Episode 13


    This week former prime minister and Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Public Affairs Tony Abbott and IPA director of research Daniel Wild discuss what the results of the Virginia election mean for the future of Australia; the dangers of teaching critical race theory in schools; why we need to scrap the new national curriculum and start from scratch; why governments must return their focus to reducing government debt; and Tony shares two of his favourite books that helped shape his perspective. To find out more go to australia.ipa.org.au

    • 29 min
    Who Will Pay the Price (of Net Zero)

    Who Will Pay the Price (of Net Zero)

    Australia's Heartland with Tony Abbott Episode 12


    This week former prime minister and distinguished fellow of the IPA Tony Abbott and director of research at the IPA Daniel Wild discuss the hypocrisy  of the global elites descending on Glasgow in their private jets and massive motorcades; how a net zero emissions target will impact working- and middle-class Australians; and why the proposed permanent pandemic legislation in Victoria is the biggest peace-time threat to freedom, democracy, and Australian values we have ever seen - and what we can do about it. To find out more, go to australia.ipa.org.au

    • 30 min
    The New Old Normal

    The New Old Normal

    Australia's Heartland with Tony Abbott: Episode 11


    Former Prime Minister and IPA Distinguished Fellow Tony Abbott and IPA Director of Research Daniel Wild discussed what the Coalition's adoption of net zero says about politics in Australia; the authoritarian dystopia of Victoria's caste system of the 'untouchable unvaccinated'; and Tony shares is on-the-ground observations of politics and society in the US.


    To find out more, go to australia.ipa.org.au

    • 28 min

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