New South Wales

Report

14 Feb 2018

This report highlights that whilst the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) claims to base its recommendations on best available science, the proposed amendments allow the MDBA and the states change the Sustainable Diversion Limits (SDLs) without considering the science.

Report

12 Feb 2018

This inquiry, headed by former NSW Supreme Court Justice, Patricia Bergin SC, followed allegations of rorting and embezzlement within the RSL's New South Wales branch.

Research report

7 Feb 2018

This research shows that estimates of impacts on South Australia from proposed changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan have been changed multiple times by the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA).

Statistics

5 Feb 2018

Presents a current snapshot of the NSW economy and provides relevant points of comparison with other Australian states and territories.

Report

1 Feb 2018

This report has recommended that the NSW Office of Local Government (OLG) should, by mid-2018, give councils additional guidance on good practice in reporting, start developing a performance measurement framework, and help rural councils develop their reporting capability.

Discussion paper

1 Feb 2018

The Tasmanian Integrity Commission (Tasmanian IC) has major design flaws that render it far less effective than the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (NSW ICAC) in exposing systemic corruption, writes Hannah Aulby.

Research report

1 Feb 2018

Few issues have resonated in Australian public discourse over the past few years like energy prices. Both household and business consumers have suffered the consequences of years of policy inertia, inconsistency and a lack of forward thinking by energy policy makers that have created a...

Report

30 Jan 2018

The Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) has conducted a major review of fares for public bus services provided by private bus operators in rural and regional NSW. We have determined the maximum fares to apply for the determination period – 5 March 2018 to...

Briefing paper

16 Jan 2018

This resource presents key findings from an analysis of Wave 1 data from the NSW Child Development Study, which aims to identify vulnerability and protective factors for a variety of health, educational and social and outcomes of children in NSW.

Research report

15 Jan 2018

The trend in any offence can be affected by the percentage of crimes ‘rejected’ by police as not genuine. The Bureau monitors trends in the percentage of rejected incidents to see whether they could be affecting the trend in recorded crime.

Evaluation

9 Jan 2018

This project aimed to assess whether the application of an alternative court model with fixed teams of lawyers operating on a rolling basis in the NSW District Criminal Court resulted in greater efficiency.

Report

21 Dec 2017

This feasibility study confirms that the Snowy 2.0 pumped hydro expansion project is both technically and financially feasible.

Evaluation

20 Dec 2017

Effective internal controls and governance systems help agencies to operate efficiently and effectively and comply with relevant laws, standards and policies. This evaluation assesses how well agencies are implementing these systems, and highlights opportunities for improvement.

Report

15 Dec 2017

The Central Coast Regional Plan 2036 was launched on 14 October 2016. This monitoring report is a whole of government document reflecting the efforts of all stakeholders to deliver on the priority actions.

Research report

7 Dec 2017

Crime across most of New South Wales has remained stable or fallen over the last two years.

Journal article

7 Dec 2017

This study looks at the impact awareness about links between obesity and cancer have on public support for food policy initiatives, like better labeling or taxes on unhealthy foods.

Journal article

7 Dec 2017

Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industry, but new research shows there has been no improvement in work-related fatality rates in the sector in NSW for at least 15 years.

Report

6 Dec 2017

This report found that short-term fuel issues and longer-term market challenges have combined to cause sustained high prices for wholesale electricity in New South Wales.

Draft report

5 Dec 2017

This draft plan outlines proposed investments in road and rail infrastructure and new technologies to meet manage increasing movement of goods.

Discussion paper

4 Dec 2017

This paper identifies a set of reform proposals that the NSW government is considering, designed to strengthen protections for consumers buying property off-the-plan.