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Peter Gregory

Peter Gregory is a former Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Affairs. His areas of expertise are in development economics, entrepreneurship in developing countries, and free market solutions to poverty.

Peter’s articles have appeared in most major Australian newspapers including The Australian, Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Courier Mail and The Spectator. He has also had pieces published in major newspapers in South Africa, Cambodia, Uganda, and India. He has commented extensively on development economics and other issues on television and radio and as a former co-host of The Young IPA Podcast.

In 2014 he was a member of the Planning Group for the Y20 conference in Sydney – the youth counterpart of that year’s G20 conference. Peter has worked in the Latin America, Middle East and Asia Teams at World Vision Australia and in the Research and Development Team of the Small Enterprise Foundation – a microfinance institution in South Africa.

Peter has an Honours degree in Political Science from Monash University and is in the final stages of a PhD in development economics from RMIT.


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  • Township Leasing and the Democratisation of Opportunity 02 December 2021 | AP30
    Township leasing was a significant 2006 reform to the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (ALRA). It gave Traditional Owners the right to issue leases and licenses for economic activity over a given township on ALRA land, subject to the consent of the relevant Land Council. This paper discusses…...
    Township leasing was a significant 2006 reform to the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (ALRA). It gave Traditional Owners the right to issue leases and licenses for economic activity over a given township on ALRA land, subject to the consent of the relevant Land Council. This paper discusses…
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