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Three strikes, out

By Alex Penk


The “Three Strikes” legislation is going to be struck out. The new Government has promised to repeal the law in…

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Dodging the lolly-scramble for power

By Alex Penk


As a kid, there was one word that always got your heart racing and your legs pumping at a community…

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Media Release: Euthanasia bill flawed from the start

By Maxim Institute


“David Seymour’s private member’s bill is based on an illusion. It assumes that it’s possible to create safeguards around assisted…

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Maxim responds to David Seymour’s euthanasia accusations

Maxim responds to David Seymour’s euthanasia accusations


Research Fellow Dr Jane Silloway Smith challenged ACT MP David Seymour’s suggestion that Maxim Institute’s work on euthanasia was “intellectually…

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Euthanasia Facts: Critique 1

Euthanasia Facts: Critique 1

By Jane Silloway Smith


Critique 1: 1.8% of deaths in Belgium occur without the patient’s explicit consent The ACT Party’s regular bulletin, Free Press,…

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Understanding Charter Schools: Research Note #2

Understanding Charter Schools: Research Note #2

By Steve Thomas


As a form of charter school, the Government’s pilot Partnership Schools, or Kura Hourua, will operate alongside regular state schools….

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A potential problem with Partnership Schools

A potential problem with Partnership Schools


Don’t get me wrong, I was excited at hearing more of the details about the Government’s plan for setting up…

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Submission: <em>Policing Bill</em>

Submission: Policing Bill

By Maxim Institute


Maxim Institute believes that the Policing Bill is a timely and appropriate piece of legislation that deserves the support of…

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