Submission

Submissions provide recommendations towards a specific, wanted outcome, often in response to a law, policy, or strategic document published by another, including government, organisations or individuals. Submissions are persuasive and often have an agenda, or argue for a particular outcome.

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14 Feb 2018

This New Zealand Initiative submission recommends that the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill should not proceed until parliamentary debate can be informed by a competent official assessment of its likely net benefits (or costs) for New Zealanders.

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5 Feb 2018

The Draft Final Report of the Northern Territory Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing effectively recommends approval of unconventional gas development in the NorthernTerritory. It does this despite the huge potential climate change impacts of developing a shale gas industry, which this submission focuses on....

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19 Jan 2018

The Australia Institute has made this submission on the Draft Report of the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory (the Inquiry). The submission focuses on Chapter 13 Economic Impacts of the Draft Report and the report by ACIL Allen.

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9 Dec 2017

At the root of the tens of thousands of stories that lead people to the door of the Salvos every year is the need for a stable home. This simple goal is foundational for family and community life. This submission explores how to make it...

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24 Nov 2017

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has demanded Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s full commitment to leadership and teaching in schools, following the release of this submission to the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools.

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14 Nov 2017

What does it mean to be Western Australian? Housing insecurity and homelessness remain a key issue for many people across our State. There remains a lack of diverse and affordable housing options, for low to moderate income earners and different communities and demographic groups,...

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11 Nov 2017

Significant population growth in Melbourne and Geelong means we cannot take the health of Port Phillip the Bay for granted. This plan provides a framework for managing the bay and its catchment to 2027.

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6 Nov 2017

This submission includes evidence about the current status of our Australia's regions and their potential contribution to future growth.

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25 Sep 2017

This AEU inquiry submission argues that a significant shortfall of federal funding for public schools will magnify the stark disadvantages and under-resourcing that already disproportionately threaten regional, rural and remote public schools around Australia.

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31 Aug 2017

Regional Capitals Australia (RCA) is pleased to present this second submission for consideration by the Productivity Commission (the Commission) and welcomes the potential for the study’s outcome to inform the government’s approach to regional policy. RCA is a growing alliance of 31 local governments across...

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31 Jul 2017

This submission argues that the Productivity Commission's study is highly relevant to a raft of policy agenda shaping the future of our regions. But it does not provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary study of the processes and challenges of change in regional Australia.

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20 May 2017

The Regional Universities Network submission argues that when Government regional development investment is focused in an area with a regional university, the prospect for long term benefit is magnified.

Submission

20 May 2017

This is the Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) submission to the inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief.

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3 Mar 2017

• The National Electricity Market was established in the context of a national productivity reform agenda aimed at delivering markets that are competitive where possible, and well -regulated where not.

• The NEM was established to introduce competition in the electricity sector and to...

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28 Feb 2017

We call on the Australian Government to develop and implement a contemporary, independent and high quality foreign policy strategy based on evidence, ethics, social justice, solidarity and strategic partnerships. It must also be free from the corruptive influence of foreign political donations and domestic pressure...

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27 Feb 2017

ACOSS' submission to the Federal Budget process, outlining their priority recommendations for the 2017-18 Federal Budget.

The Federal Budget is much more than an accounting exercise. It is ultimately about people and our communities, and the priorities and goals we set for our...

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17 Jan 2017

Government investment in first class research infrastructure is vital to the long-term sustainability of Australia’s research program, driving innovation, economic productivity and social benefits for the nation. National research facilities are built and maintained for the public good. As such there is a fundamental role...

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16 Jan 2017

The Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH) acknowledges that the current draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap goes a long way in recognising the developments in humanities and social sciences research and its contribution to a national research and innovation...

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13 Jan 2017

In a healthy community, no-one would get stuck facing long-term disadvantage. We are all challenged by life’s ‘ups’ and ‘downs’, but for some people the ‘downs’ are much deeper and longer lasting. Early, intergenerational and locational disadvantages constrain opportunities and limit social mobility. This isn’t...