Lenny Roth

Briefing paper

Hydrogen energy

This paper was produced to assist the Legislative Council's Standing Committee on State Development with its inquiry into the development of a hydrogen industry in New South Wales.
Briefing paper

NSW public health restrictions to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic: a chronology

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the NSW government imposed public health restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus in the community. This issues backgrounder provides a chronology and summary of all public health orders made up to 31 October 2020.
Briefing paper

Criminalising coercive control in the context of domestic and family violence: key sources

In recent years, several countries have introduced new offences to criminalise coercive control in the context of domestic and family violence. This paper provides a brief overview and a list of key sources that discuss the issue of criminalising coercive control.
Briefing paper

NSW and Commonwealth Government funding responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

Australian governments have announced extraordinary funding measures in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. ​The measures have aimed to boost the health system, support the economy, and assist households and vulnerable groups in the community. This paper outlines NSW government funding measures. It also summarises...
Briefing paper

Right to farm laws: an update

This issues backgrounder updates the 2015 e-brief 'Right to farm laws', focusing primarily on significant developments in Australia.