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Lenny Roth

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Briefing paper

14 Nov 2017

On 21 September 2017, the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 was introduced into the NSW Legislative Council. This paper compares it with a similar Bill in Victoria.

Research report

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.

Research report

10 Jul 2017

This paper reviews current NSW Government and national policies on suicide prevention.

Report

9 Jun 2017

With a draft Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 released in NSW in May, this paper outlines recent developments and studies in countries that allow euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Research report

17 Dec 2016

Abstract

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...

Statistics

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 lending...

Research report

5 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...

Research report

22 Nov 2015

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

Introduction

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

Research report

15 Oct 2015

Introduction

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-term renters...

Research report

12 Aug 2015

Introduction

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 case, Animal Liberation used a...

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