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Research report

17 Nov 2017

This report sets out the key findings from research on The Paradigm Shifters: Entrepreneurial Learning in Schools initiative (‘the initiative’), a collaboration between Mitchell Institute, the Victorian Association of State Secondary Principals (VASSSP), the New South Wales Secondary Principals...

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Research report

15 Nov 2017

This report builds on the earlier work by addressing a number of critical questions about effective approaches to coordination of injury prevention initiatives. Drawing on comparable systems nationally and internationally, as well as expert stakeholder interviews throughout 2016, the report...

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Report

15 Nov 2017

From 2006 onwards the NSW Ombudsman’s office has received complaints and public interest disclosures alleging that the water management principles and rules were not being properly complied with and enforced. We have undertaken three prior investigations into those complaints and disclosures...

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Research report

11 Nov 2017

The national significance of the NSW child protection and adoption reforms cannot be overstated. The changes to child protection services in NSW not only constitute a blueprint for genuine systemic change across the full service spectrum, designed to address the unsustainable trajectory of OOHC...

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Discussion paper

08 Nov 2017

The cost of electricity has become a major concern for regional and rural users in NSW. The agricultural sector in particular is heavily exposed to rising energy prices. The doubling of electricity prices over the past decade has compromised the viability and international competitiveness of the...

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Briefing paper

06 Nov 2017

This e-brief discusses the High Court’s decision in Brown v Tasmania and its implications for protest law in NSW.

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Journal article

01 Nov 2017

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The objective of this article is to investigate patients’ attitudes to the use of chaperones for intimate physical examinations (IPEs) in a sample of Australian general practices.

Methods

A cross-sectional survey of adult patients...

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Discussion paper

01 Nov 2017

New energy technologies, including solar PV and battery storage, are changing the way energy is delivered to customers. Like other industries, the regulatory frameworks that apply to the sale and delivery of energy must adapt.

The NSW Government has prepared a discussion paper about...

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Draft report

31 Oct 2017

The NSW marine estate is a valuable natural asset to the people of NSW. It comprises tidal rivers and estuaries, the shoreline, the submerged lands, and the waters of the NSW coast from the Queensland border to the Victorian border and out to three nautical miles offshore. The NSW Government’s...

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Draft report

30 Oct 2017

The transport system in New South Wales (NSW) is on the cusp of being transformed. We are more mobile than ever and our lives more interconnected. Technology is equipping us with new ways to travel and plan our journeys, and new ways to deliver services to our customers.

Future Transport...

Research report

30 Oct 2017

This report presents 24 months of reception, discharge and custody population data and comparisons between the current and previous quarter for age, gender, indigenous status, most serious offence and the average length of stay.

Separate figures are presented for juveniles and adults....

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Draft report

30 Oct 2017

Amendments to the NSW Biofuels Act 2007 (Biofuels Act) came into effect in January 2017, moving the obligation for mandated biofuels sales from a small number of major fuel retailers and wholesalers to a greater number of large retailers. Under the revised Biofuels Act, volume...

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Research report

26 Oct 2017

The Spring 2017 edition of the NSW Economic Update presents a current snapshot of the NSW economy and provides relevant points of comparison with other Australian States and Territories.

For the seventh consecutive quarter, New South Wales has been the best performing State in...

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Report

26 Oct 2017

Aim: To investigate the impact of the 2015 Domestic Violence Evidence-in-Chief (DVEC) reforms on court outcomes for Domestic Violence (DV) assaults in New South Wales (NSW).

Method: Court outcome data from the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research’s...

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25 Oct 2017

This report suggests that children in out-of-home care in New South Wales suffer from forms of institutional educational neglect that very often disadvantage children in care around the world. The narrow focus of child welfare agencies on preventing child maltreatment and...

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Research report

25 Oct 2017

The New South Wales Police Force Suspect Targeting Management Plan (STMP) seeks to prevent future offending by targeting repeat offenders and people police believe are likely to commit future crime. The STMP is both a police intelligence tool that uses risk assessment to ‘predict’ suspects and a...

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Research report

23 Oct 2017

This study explores students’ post-school aspirations for vocational education and training (VET). It is evident from searching the literature that there has been no substantive study investigating interest in VET among both primary and secondary school students. In recognition of the evidence...

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23 Oct 2017

On the back of Australia’s record-breaking warm and dry winter, particularly in the north and east of the country, dangerous bushfire weather has already been experienced across much of New South Wales. As a result, fire bans have been in place on many occasions, particularly during the extreme...

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Draft report

23 Oct 2017

This Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW (“the Model Code of Conduct”) is made under section 440 of the Local Government Act 1993 (“LGA”) and the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005 (“the Regulation”).

Section 440 of the LGA...

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Report

20 Oct 2017

Road tolls are imposing a significant cost burden on many individuals, families, businesses and communities in New South Wales. Sydney, in what is a relatively short period of time, has morphed from having just a few road tolls to being one of the most tolled cities in the world. And while the...

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