Congratulations to our Director Bill Baxter AM on his being named a Member of the Order of Australia this Australia Day!

Rutherglen’s Bill Baxter, a former member of Parliament and the minister responsible for establishing Melbourne’s CityLink, has been awarded the Member of the Order of Australia. The 71-year-old was a member of the Parliament of Victoria from 1973 to 2006 and was Minister for Roads and Ports in the Kennett McNamara government. “I was fortunate…

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Urban elites mustn’t ignore regional voices

Op-ed in The Spectator by Executive Director Kristian Jenkins It’s old news. Most who follow the thread of cultural and political “progress” recognise that those with the persistent temerity to question “progressive” dogma leave themselves open to condemnation. Australia, like the rest of old Christendom, has long been post-Christian. Hallelujah, many cry. Fewer though are…

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Malcolm Colless: a determined man of News Corp

The Australian – Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Malcolm Colless, our recent board member, who passed away at his Sydney home on 31st October. Malcolm Colless was a rare beast: a journalist with an old-school pedigree and a head for business that swept him from the dusty corridors of Sydney’s Trades…

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Annika Smethurst: It’s time migrants moved to the regions

The Daily Telegraph – Page Research Centre’s paper on population dispersion recommends policy which encourages people to relocate to the regions. In the past week about 1600 people from interstate and overseas packed up their belongings and moved to Sydney. Melbourne’s population, which is already at 4.6 million, has already increased by more than 2000 people…

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The Future of Energy

The Page Research Centre is pleased to announce our successful board room dinner in Melbourne in October 2017 with guest speakers The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP and Senator Matt Canavan, attended by some of the leading executives in the energy and resources sectors. We enjoyed a productive meeting and seek further research and development out…

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Page Research Centre History

The Page Research Centre was launched on 11th February 2003 by The Nationals then leader and Deputy Prime Minister the Hon John Anderson MP. He announced on that occasion that “The Page Research Centre is Australia’s newest think tank and will have a comparable role to the Menzies and Chifley Research Centres. It is affiliated…

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