26 February 2014 | This paper presents data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing for the 93 NSW State Electoral Districts as redistributed in 2013, providing a political party affiliation for each electoral district.
24 February 2014 | Drawing on the academic literature on effective governance of complex systems and effective water governance, this paper identifies some principles for use in water governance in New Zealand.
19 February 2014 | Local council spending on renewing or replacing existing assets is not keeping pace with their rate of deterioration, finds this report, resulting in cumulative renewal gaps that grow each year.
05 February 2014 | While this survey found that only 11 per cent of respondents were aware of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, the majority, once informed of it, supported greater transparency and accountability in the negotiation process.
04 March 2014 | It’s five years since Canberra’s innovative Alexander Maconochie Centre admitted its first group of prisoners. Is the facility living up to its aim of being Australia’s first “human rights compliant” prison?
13 November 2012 | This guide is one of ten outlining a range of evidence-informed actions that councils may consider when preparing their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans and other strategies.
13 August 2012 | Audit Committees have an important role in the governance framework of entities by providing an independent source of assurance and advice to Chief Executives/Boards. This guide provides guidance on the operation of the Audit Committees of public sector entities.
05 December 2013 | Jonathan Green uses events from the 2013 election campaign, and elsewhere in current Australian politics, to examine this time of change we are living through and the ideas nibbling at our traditional political structures.
28 November 2013 | Distrust of politicians and disillusionment with our political system is at an all-time high. And so former independent MP Ted Mack calls for a major reform of the way we do government. A new electoral system to reflect the will of the people is only one of his suggested directions for such a reform
The NSW Government Urban Activation Precincts program works with councils and local communities around Sydney to deliver more homes in places with access to infrastructure, transport, services and jobs.