Parliamentary Research Service (NSW)

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NSW electorate profiles: 2021 Census

NSW electorate profiles provide data from the 2021 census analysed by NSW electorate (2021 redistribution). This background paper presents the data in two-page summaries for each electorate. The 2021 redistribution electorate boundaries will come into effect at the 2023 NSW state election.
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"No body, no parole" laws

This briefing paper puts the proposed New South Wales 'no body, no parole' law reforms in context, reviews similar laws in Australia and other jurisdictions, and outlines the reasons for, and criticisms of, the reforms.
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Operating Warragamba Dam for flood mitigation: current legal and regulatory barriers

After 28 years without a major flood, the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley has experienced three major floods in the past three years. A proposal to raise the Warragamba Dam wall for flood mitigation in the Hawkesbury-Nepean is currently being assessed for development. This e-brief describes some of...
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Nurse and midwife staffing models

This e-brief sets out the main features of legislated ratios and Nursing Hours Per Patient Days (NHPPDs), and the manner in which they are applied. It shows where in Australia each model is used, and notes that in many States and Territories the NHPPD model...
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NSW electorate profiles: 2016 Census (2021 Redistribution)

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 2021. A notional political party affiliation has been provided for each electoral district, based on the 2019...