New South Wales

Research report

22 Jun 2018

Public health advocates are calling on the National Rugby League (NRL) to acknowledge and address a dangerous spike in domestic violence against women and children linked to the annual State of Origin series.

Guide

20 Jun 2018

Members of Parliament regularly receive requests directly or through their electorate offices about funding opportunities for community groups. This Issues Backgrounder is designed to assist in responding to these requests.

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

Amid Australia’s real estate boom, social housing sites are increasingly seen as prime areas for future urban development. In response, the NSW Government has announced the major redevelopment of large social housing estates, starting with the site of Ivanhoe in Sydney’s north-west, as well as...

Conference paper

18 Jun 2018

In countries throughout the developed world, large cities are growing while hinterland communities are shrinking. The unique challenges posed by population decline require unique solutions: as shrinking cities researchers have found, superimposing growth-oriented strategies onto shrinking communities is not effective in addressing the impacts of...

Journal article

14 Jun 2018

This research was conducted to ensure that the contribution of patients and consumers in health research is better understood, respected and fully utilised.

Journal article

14 Jun 2018

This project has generated important ideas that may help to further improve implementation of school vaccination programs, including allowing electronic consent, increasing student engagement, improving access to previous vaccination records and increasing school staff accountability.

Strategy

13 Jun 2018

This strategy document sets the direction for the next five years, focusing on prevention responses that address the root causes of homelessness, and early intervention responses that will reduce the longer term impact of homelessness.

Report

12 Jun 2018

The ACCC has completed its eighth annual report under the Water Act 2007 (Cth). This report provides information on the state of the rural water sector in the Murray-Darling Basin for the 2016–17 financial year.

Report

8 Jun 2018

This report analyses the results of our audits of financial statements of the ten NSW universities and their controlled entities for the year ended 31 December 2017.

Report

8 Jun 2018

New South Wales, like Australia overall, has experienced a large decline in crime since 2000, yet little is known about its causes. This study explored this decline through a developmental criminology lens by examining two birth cohorts involving all those born in New South Wales...

Report

7 Jun 2018

New South Wales will lead a push to modernise defamation law across the country, in response to a review that found amendments should be considered to improve the way the justice system deals with digital media cases.

Strategy

Uniting Newcastle-the Central Coast-Sydney-Wolongong
5 Jun 2018

The Committee for Sydney has produced this blueprint for uniting Newcastle, the Central Coast, Sydney and Wollongong into an economic powerhouse of ten million people.

Draft report

30 May 2018

The Snowy Water Licence defines Snowy Hydro Limited's water rights and obligations, and strikes a balance between the competing demands for water for hydro-electricity generation and for the environment. The licence is subject to mandatory reviews under the Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997, initially after...

Report

24 May 2018

This report examines the range of technologies available to manage heavy vehicle safety, and the potential of technology to make a greater contribution in the future.

Discussion paper

21 May 2018

This analysis by the Australia Institute shows the Liddell power station broke down four times this year. These breakdowns were on high-demand summer days, when reliability is most important for electricity supply.

Report

17 May 2018

This audit assessed whether two NSW government programs, 'Resources for Regions' and 'Fixing Country Roads' were being effectively managed and achieving their objectives.

Briefing paper

16 May 2018

This e-brief discusses the potential benefits of electric vehicles (EVs), the main concerns relating to their manufacture and use, global EV policies, the relationship between EV policy and energy policy and recent developments in Queensland and Victoria.

Briefing paper

11 May 2018

This paper presents data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2016 Census of Population and Housing for the 93 NSW State Electoral Districts (SEDs) as redistributed in 2013.

Briefing paper

11 May 2018

​This paper presents data from the 2016 Census of Population and Housing for the 93 NSW State Electoral Districts (SEDs). Data is presented according to the electoral district boundaries announced in September 2013. A political party affiliation has been provided for each electoral district, as...

Draft report

8 May 2018

This report outlines IPART's draft decisions on benchmarks for solar feed-in tariffs for 2018-19, and explains why and how the decisions were reached, including responses to stakeholder comments on the I ssues Paper released in March 2018.