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05 Sep 2017

The Regional Australia Institute and LinkedIn since 2016 have mapped data on local skills and job mobility of workers in eight regional Australian cities: Townsville, Sunshine Coast-Noosa, Greater Newcastle, Wollongong, Launceston, Darwin, Geelong and Hobart.

This work has been providing...


10 May 2017

NSW is home to significant amounts of wildlife, natural environments and productive land. Native trees and plants are vital for environmental health, native animals, agriculture and protecting soil and water. In addition to supporting biodiversity, native vegetation is an important part of the...

Journal article

30 Sep 2016

Legislative limits on trading hours for licensed premises have a long history in Australia as a key policy approach to managing alcohol-related problems. In recent years, following substantial extensions to permitted hours of sale, there has been renewed attention to policies aimed at reducing...

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Research report

13 May 2016

The Federal Government’s Better Cities Program (BCP) of the early 1990s is credited with providing the financial stimulus that facilitated the nation’s long term economic growth. This $814m package was invested in 26 strategic projects around the country. In each case, this Federal investment...

Literature review

30 Jan 2016

This Evidence Check review examines the association between alcohol availability, alcohol consumption and harms by reviewing evidence from 191 studies over the last decade, and focusing on the density of alcohol outlets and permissible trading hours. Findings include high-quality, locally...

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Research report

18 Sep 2015

This e-brief, which is part of a series relating to all NSW regions, sets out key labour force trends for the residents of the Newcastle & Lake Macquarie region. Data has been sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) monthly Labour Force Survey. The ABS divides NSW into 28...

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01 Jan 1998


Shaping Our Cities provides the broad, updated framework for planning priorities in Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong and the Central Coast, otherwise known as the Greater Metropolitan Region.

It is a timely response to the opportunities and challenges arising out...

Research report

Case study

The New South Wales Department of Juvenile Justice (JJNSW) has piloted the Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) in Werrington and Newcastle. The program adheres to the international evidence-based Multisystemic Therapy (MST) approach. The ISP targets chronic juvenile offenders and seeks to...