Discussion paper

Discussion paper
23 March 2017

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) is calling for public submissions on a new plan to strengthen power system security.

The directions paper released today recommends mechanisms...

Discussion paper
20 March 2017

This discussion paper seeks to highlight the unique roles that local governments in Australia could play to mobilise change that integrates food security into urban planning and to leverage on a...

Discussion paper
17 March 2017

This discussion paper was released at National Integrity 2017, as part of a new assessment of Australia’s systems of integrity, accountability and anti-corruption.

Discussion paper
16 March 2017

This issues paper has been released to assist participants in preparing a submission to the public inquiry into National Water Reform. It outlines a range of issues about which the Commission is...

Discussion paper
14 March 2017

This discussion paper reviews the major themes in policy, public debate and the published literature on the role of local governments in the housing sphere in Australia in the 21st Century.

Discussion paper
8 March 2017

This consultation paper seeks formal views from stakeholders on a suite of proposed changes in the areas of residential land, non-vacant commercial land, low sensitivity business investment and...

Discussion paper
7 March 2017

This discussion paper provides an overview of the evidence Infrastructure Victoria will consider in developing its advice on when and where the Victorian government should invest in new container...

Discussion paper
5 March 2017

This paper examines the evidence available from peer-reviewed journal publications regarding the broad array of health concerns associated with unconventional gas mining and whether two Western...

Discussion paper
2 March 2017

This Issues Paper addresses two primary questions: first, how will outcomes for NDIS participants vary in different urban contexts and domains? And, second, in what ways will the NDIS drive wider...

Discussion paper
2 March 2017

This discussion paper argues that the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) should reject the political pressure to fast-track a $1 billion loan to Indian multinational giant, Adani....