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Morgan Begg

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Researcher and Editor, FreedomWatch

Morgan Begg is a Researcher in the Legal Rights Project and Editor of FreedomWatch at the Institute of Public Affairs. Morgan is currently completing a Bachelor of Laws at La Trobe University.

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Legal Rights Audit 2016

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Morgan Begg and Simon Breheny

This report was authored by Simon Breheny and Morgan Begg, with assistance from Jake Fraser This report illustrates the ongoing erosion of legal rights that persists in Australia. This has been measured by an analysis of the content of all...

Treaty

IPA REVIEW ARTICLE | Morgan Begg and Simon Breheny

Debate over the constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders has consumed Australia's political class for almost a decade. Ever since former Prime Minister John Howard promised to recognise indigenous Australians in the...

Legal rights audit 2015

OCCASIONAL PAPER | Morgan Begg

This report illustrates the increasing regulatory burden, and the extent to which legal rights continue to be breached in new laws passed every year. This has been measured by assessing the volume and content of all legislation passed by the...

Failure of Lomborg centre a victory for censorship: IPA

MEDIA RELEASE | Morgan Begg

The Turnbull government's decision to abandon funding for Bjorn Lomborg's Australia Consensus Centre reveals the dire state of academic freedom in Australia, according to free market think tank the Institute of Public Affairs. "This is a victory...

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into Personal Choice and Community Impact

SUBMISSION | Morgan Begg, Chris Berg and Simon Breheny

Australia has a long history of paternalism. We invented the word ‘wowser' to describe everything from early closing to restrictions on mixed-sex bathing. Historically, paternalism has been justified on mixture of moral, religious and social...

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18c: Not Perfect, But A Pretty Good Start

Freedom of Speech | Morgan Begg
The Spectator Australia 22nd March, 2017

The Turnbull government's proposed changes to section 18c don't go all the way, but they're a pretty good start. Yesterday, Prime Minister Malcolm...

Fake News Meets 18C

Freedom of Speech | Morgan Begg
The Spectator Australia 1st March, 2017

Earlier this month Professor Andrew Jakubowitz of the taxpayer-created Cyber Racism and Community Resilience Research Group attempted to debunk a...

Picking Judges

Legal Rights Project | Morgan Begg
The Spectator Australia 18th February, 2017

President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats in the United States are about to engage in political warfare about who will be their next...

Revealed: How Your Taxes Fund The 18c Fan Club

Freedom of Speech | Morgan Begg
The Spectator Australia 3rd February, 2017

One of the most obvious features of the parliamentary inquiry into section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act has been the volume of government...

The left are launching strikes on liberty in schools and churches

Education | Morgan Begg
Mercury 18th June, 2016

The Green-Left presents itself as the tolerant brand of politics. In reality, it only tolerates government interference with our freedom. The...