New South Wales

Report

15 Jun 2017

In its inaugural Energy Supply Outlook (ESO), the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) highlights a low risk of electricity shortfalls for an average summer in 2017/18, however the power system remains susceptible to extreme conditions.

AEMO’s ESO is the first integrated assessment of...

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Audio podcast

13 Jun 2017

A conversation with Australian Perspectives Fellow Brendan Coates and Associate Trent Wiltshire. Sydney is ground zero for Australia’s booming housing market. And NSW is the latest government to released a plan to tackle growing public anxiety over housing affordability. But will the plan make a...

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Policy

01 Jun 2017

The NSW Government has developed a new package of measures designed to improve housing affordability across NSW.

These policies take into account the difficulty that first home buyers face in entering the market, the state’s growing population and the need to ensure that development...

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Research report

30 May 2017

Aim: In 2015 the NSW government announced it would significantly increase the number of roadside drug tests conducted. This paper examines the impact of increased drug driving detections on the New South Wales Criminal Courts.

Method: Descriptive analysis...

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Article

26 May 2017

New South Wales households looking to reduce their energy bills by using power at off-peak times may want to think again, as research from Canstar Blue suggests that time of use electricity tariffs could prove a costly mistake.

With more and more households across the state able to access...

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Website

26 May 2017

An interactive map overlays ABS labour force regional data with NSW electoral boundaries to provide visual insight into what may be happening in electorates. Typically, the regions for which ABS labour force statistics are published do not correlate to electoral boundaries....

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Report

24 May 2017

The inquest into the deaths arising from the Lindt Café siege examined the circumstances surrounding, and issues arising in relation to, the deaths of Tori Johnson, Katrina Dawson and Man Haron Monis in December 2014.

This report is divided into five parts containing 20 chapters. A...

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Research report

23 May 2017

Survivors of sexual violence can experience a range of trauma-related mental health problems, and pre-existing mental illness can also increase women’s vulnerability to sexual violence. However, although mental health and sexual violence services often see the same women, there is often a lack...

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Research report

23 May 2017

Aims: The primary aim was to see whether the Safer Pathway program is more effective in reducing domestic violence related offences (e.g. physical assault, threats of physical assault, intimidation) than the conventional response to such offences. The secondary aim was to...

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Strategy

19 May 2017

The NSW Department of Education is seeking feedback on the Regional and Remote Early Childhood Education Strategy.

Early Childhood Education (ECE) services play a vital role in the wellbeing and development of children and young people. In recognition of this, the Regional and Remote ECE...

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Briefing paper

12 May 2017

This paper features a timeline of privatisations that have occurred in NSW since 1989 up to and including the recent sales of the titling and registry business of Land and Property Information, and Endeavour Energy. It identifies the proceeds from each sale in nominal terms. The paper also lists...

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Technical report

11 May 2017

This audit was undertaken when the Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development was responsible for ensuring land disturbed by mining activities is rehabilitated in accordance with the relevant development approval, including the administration of mining rehabilitation security...

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Research report

08 May 2017

Aim: To describe a simulation model of the NSW prison system and demonstrate its utility as a tool for examining the effects of changes to the criminal justice system that influence the number of prisoners in custody.

Method: The model consists of four...

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Briefing paper

05 May 2017

Worldwide, child protection systems face a range of challenges to quality service delivery. Practice First was introduced by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) in 2012 to improve systems, practices and culture relating to assessment, decision-making and support of...

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Technical report

04 May 2017

The Department of Education (Department) must provide students with a place in a government school if parents desire it. Over the next 15 years, the student population in NSW Government and non-government schools is projected to grow by 21 per cent to nearly 1.5 million students. Over 80 per...

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Survey

04 May 2017

Aim: To examine the experience of court users of two metropolitan courthouses in New South Wales.

Method: 311 court users were surveyed regarding their awareness, understanding, contacts, and satisfaction with services at court. The sample included...

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Research report

01 May 2017

Aim: To develop a statistical model which enables court administrators to determine the future impact on trial court delay of changes in the backlog of pending trials.

Method: Data on the size of the pending caseload between January 2011 and June 2016...

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Statistics

29 Apr 2017

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​​The Autumn 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 fifth consecutive quarter, New South Wales has been the...

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Journal article

27 Apr 2017

A component of Australia’s recent national reform agenda for mental health services is the directive to the Primary Health Networks to develop and implement stepped-care models of service delivery.

The current guidance proposes that interventions are aligned to mild, moderate and severe...

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Research report

20 Apr 2017

The JusticeLink dataset is a rich and comprehensive, but currently underutilised, resource that, in our preliminary assessment, adequately represents many aspects of the business of the Local Court. The dataset also has the potential to illustrate how the court is being used by different...

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