Discussion paper

Discussion paper
10 January 2017

This guide sets out the NSW Government’s proposals to update the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) through a series of targeted amendments.

Discussion paper
15 December 2016

This paper discusses five alternative policy approaches for updating existing fuel standards to reduce pollutants and emissions that contribute to health and environmental problems, ensure engine...

Discussion paper
15 December 2016

This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the regulatory environment in Victoria, how it relates to automated vehicles and plans to make changes to the regulatory framework that will support...

Discussion paper
12 December 2016

This ALRC elder abuse discussion paper includes includes forty-three proposals for law reform.

Discussion paper
11 December 2016

Examines energy distribution networks, whose traditional role in transmitting electricity from distant powerplants to homes and businesses – and the value of the expensive poles and wires they use...

Discussion paper
6 December 2016

This white paper discusses key issues covered in the P2L Summit, held on May 9 – 10 2016, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Discussion paper
2 December 2016

This paper is a collection of contributions from leading academics and social justice campaigners providing different perspectives on the ideas of shorter working hours and Universal Basic Income...

Discussion paper
2 December 2016

The Community Development Programme (CDP) is contributing to significant hardship for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities. This collection presents the evidence and...

Discussion paper
28 November 2016

Non-tariff barriers cost Kiwi firms billions each year; this paper has estimated the cost of non-tariff measures (NTMs) on trade in the APEC region and shows that New Zealand’s exporters face NTMs...

Discussion paper
28 November 2016

This discussion paper presents four specific recommendations to improve the quality and impact of community participation in sustainable development, including in WaSH projects