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17 January 2017

Marketing materials for 'off-the-shelf' smart home control devices are analysed, including a summary of proposed benefits and lifestyle enhancements. Potential detriments and energy consumption implications, including for financially disadvantaged or disengaged households, are discussed.

17 January 2017

This document sets out the Andrews Labor Government’s response to the 2015/2016 independent inquiry into the Environment Protection Authority.

10 January 2017

This guide sets out the NSW Government’s proposals to update the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) through a series of targeted amendments.

4 January 2017

This presentation discusses the concentration of economic growth in cities - and the implications for productivity.

22 December 2016

This report is one of the first of its type in Australia that seeks to chart the nature of housing change, and specific forms of housing disadvantage, experienced by children within mainstream parts of the housing system.

21 December 2016

The study analyses data from the first large scale Australian survey of public wi-fi use.

21 December 2016

This report evaluates a climate risk and adaptation project conducted in six Gippsland Councils. The evaluation contributes to a broader evidence base about embedding climate change impact considerations in local government planning. 

16 December 2016

This inquiry was established to assess issues related to home ownership in Australia, and potential policy responses by government.

15 December 2016

This Guideline delivers on the Government’s commitment in the NSW Renewable Energy Action Plan (2013) to implement wind energy planning guidelines in NSW. It identifies the key planning considerations relevant to wind energy development in NSW.

15 December 2016

Aims to provide a single, comprehensive annual source of infrastructure statistics for use by policymakers, industry leaders, transport analysts and the wider Australian community.

15 December 2016

This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory environment in Victoria, how it relates to automated vehicles and plans to make changes to the regulatory framework that will support the testing and development of highly automated vehicle technology.

15 December 2016

This paper discusses five alternative policy approaches for updating existing fuel standards to reduce pollutants and emissions that contribute to health and environmental problems, ensure engine operability, and facilitate new technologies.

Informit

2014
Desilva-Ranasinghe, Serge

Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe speaks to international relations expert, Daniel Baldino.

2014
Travers, Max

Although it is not a pressing social problem in the same way as, for example, poverty, child abuse, or climate change, red tape causes frustrations for many working in public and private sector organisations, perhaps even more than for the ordinary citizen dealing with large government agencies...

2014
Rochford, Francine

Arid regions in Australia and the United States have adopted similar strategies to encourage settlement, and have experienced similar environmental and social problems as a result of implementation of those strategies. This article compares the development of irrigation infrastructure in the...