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Lenny Roth

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10 Aug 2017

This paper reports on trends in NSW State finances between 2002-03 and 2017-18 (inclusive). For most of the key indicators, the paper also shows trends by Parliament for the current (56th) Parliament and previous three Parliaments.

Note that the NSW public sector (the total State sector)...

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10 Jul 2017

Every day, eight people die by suicide in Australia, including two people in NSW.  The majority are males. Suicides are the 13th ranked cause of death in Australia, with a higher number of deaths than breast cancer and skin cancer.  For people aged 15 to 44, suicide is the leading cause of death...

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09 Jun 2017

This updated version of a May 2013 issues backgrounder takes account of the release of the draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 in NSW on 16 May 2017. The paper canvasses recent Australian cases along with proposed reforms and recommendations in selected Australian jurisdictions: notably...

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17 Dec 2016

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Justice reinvestment is based on the premise that imprisonment is an expensive and largely ineffective way of reducing crime. Different versions of the concept have emerged but the original idea in the United States was that funding for prisons should be reduced...

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30 Aug 2016

This paper reports on trends in NSW State finances between 2002-03 and 2016-17 (inclusive). For most of the key indicators, the paper also shows trends by Parliament for the current (56th) Parliament and previous three Parliaments. Topics covered include:

  • Budget result and net
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05 Aug 2016

Government policy to address illegal drug use and possession is an ongoing topic of debate both in Australia and internationally. One part of the debate surrounding illegal drug use and possession involves the question of whether or not recreational drug use should be decriminalised, as has...

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22 Nov 2015

Presents a summary of the existing laws in NSW, the proposed reforms, and some selected stakeholder views.

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Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for over 40,000 years. They have developed a rich cultural heritage which continues to have great...

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15 Oct 2015

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Currently there is much debate about housing affordability. Two of our recent publications have examined the need for more affordable rental housing. This e-brief looks at another related issue: security of tenure for the growing number of people who are long...

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12 Aug 2015

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In recent years the farming community has been concerned about the increasing use by animal welfare activists of covert surveillance of farm properties. Several incidents have allegedly involved unauthorised entry and installation of hidden cameras; in one...

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05 Aug 2015

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This paper reports on trends in NSW State finances between 2002-03 and 2015-16 (inclusive). For most of the key indicators, the paper also shows trends by Parliament for the current (56th) Parliament and previous three (55th, 54th and 53rd) Parliaments. This...

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