New South Wales

Journal article

7 Dec 2018

The proposed framework presented in this paper was developed in consultation with researchers and policy makers. The framework is guiding current research examining vulnerabilities to climate change and the effects of a range of exposures on health and wellbeing.

Report

7 Dec 2018

This report examined the health services used by more than 37,300 people with coronary heart disease (CHD) who were discharged from a public hospital in New South Wales or Victoria between April 2012 and June 2013. The report analysed linked de-identified hospitalisation data to Medicare...

Journal article

6 Dec 2018

The scientific evidence for global warming is overwhelming. Health organisations, as large carbon polluters, are at significant ‘carbon risk’ and must act to reduce their carbon emissions.

Report

4 Dec 2018

The major conclusion that has come out of the various debates surrounding energy policy is that there is a serious electricity and power affordability problem across the National Electricity Market (NEM). Price increases over the last decade are significantly affecting Australian businesses and consumers.

Report

4 Dec 2018

This report on current trends in corruption and integrity in the NSW public sector warns the public sector to be wary of risks associated with blurred lines between government and non-government sectors, badly-managed organisational change, and rules that unintentionally can encourage corrupt conduct.

Report

26 Nov 2018

This report is the first of its kind to apply the deprivation approach to examine deprivation among young Australians using information provided by young people themselves. It builds on earlier projects that developed and applied the approach used here to adults.

Report

21 Nov 2018

This report estimates the health burden of air pollution from individual coal-fired power stations in NSW. It is significant new research made possible by recent studies of particle characterisation and atmospheric transport of pollution.

Report

15 Nov 2018

This project sought to understand the impact of this Child-At-Risk (CAR) electronic Medical Record (eMR) alert information sharing system on outcomes for women and children. This included understanding how staff responded to seeing Child-At-Risk alerts on a client’s eMR, the practices that were carried out...

Commentary

13 Nov 2018

Children are already being removed from Indigenous communities at an unprecedented rate. Indigenous children make up 36.9% of children in out-of-home care in Australia, despite being just 3% of the population.

Report

9 Nov 2018

The foundation was engaged by the Department of Justice NSW to investigate the quality and utility of each court and tribunal’s data in informing policy and practice. This report focuses on Supreme Court data.

Commentary

8 Nov 2018

Gladys Berejiklian wants fewer migrants for New South Wales. But that’s not a cost-free option, says a former senior immigration official.

Report

A Special Report to Parliament under section 31 of the Ombudsman Act 1974
2 Nov 2018

This report demonstrates the need for a comprehensive safeguarding approach in NSW for vulnerable adults living in the community – including an effective response to the abuse and neglect of both vulnerable adults with disability and older people.

Report

Exploring the impact of LGBTIQ-affirming health and community care on older gender and sexuality-diverse women's wellbeing and sense of belonging
30 Oct 2018

This research aimed to examine and understand older GSD (gender and sexuality diverse) women’s experiences and needs related to health, aged-care and social support services. In particular, this project sought to explore how access and engagement with services was related to women’s sense of community...

Report

30 Oct 2018

This report analyses the internal controls and governance of the forty largest agencies in the New South Wales public sector for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Guide

Making schools feel and work better
29 Oct 2018

Schools are a vital part of any healthy and thriving community. There is growing appreciation of the significant role that good design can play in education, with increasing evidence that student learning outcomes are closely related to the quality of the environment in which they...

Briefing paper

25 Oct 2018

This e-brief discusses the Exhibited Animals Protection Amendment (Prohibitions on Exhibition) Bill 2018, which was introduced into the New South Wales Legislative Council on 25 October 2018 by Mark Pearson MLC, of the Animal Justice Party. The object of the Bill is to prohibit the...

Discussion paper

22 Oct 2018

This discussion paper presents an overview of the circular economy, how it can be applied in New South Wales, and the benefits it could bring.

Report

18 Oct 2018

Despite support from police for the use of CCTV, and its popularity in public places, there has been limited research into the use of CCTV by police for investigative purposes. This study attempted to better understand police demand for CCTV footage from the NSW rail...

Report

18 Oct 2018

Key aspects of the state’s mobile speed camera program need to be improved to maximise road safety benefits, according to this report.

Report

18 Oct 2018

This report outlines 70 recommendations, which were raised in face-to-face consultations with almost 3,000 socially excluded children and young people. Across these recommendations, children spoke about wanting the chance to contribute their views when decisions are being made that affect them.

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