Daniel Montoya

Briefing paper

Uranium mining and nuclear energy in New South Wales

The main focus of this paper is to provide Members of Parliament and the New South Wales public with an overview of the key issues surrounding uranium mining and nuclear energy in NSW.
Briefing paper

Murray Darling Basin: fish kills and current conditions

​This Issues Backgrounder covers recent fish kills in the Murray Darling Basin (MDB). It focuses on the investigations into three large fish kills that occurred near Menindee on the Darling River over the 2018-19 summer.
Briefing paper

The NSW planning system

This e-brief provides an overview of the NSW planning system as of 18 July 2019, including an appended glossary of common planning acronyms. It also outlines the objects of the system, the roles and responsibilities of key public authorities, and the avenues by which the...

Visualising NSW electorates: population growth

Population growth and density data is presented in map and table form for all 93 NSW electorates. The Parliamentary Research Service has also published Trends in NSW population growth, which examines long term population trends in NSW.
Briefing paper

Homelessness in NSW: electorate statistics

This backgrounder examines homelessness in the 93 NSW electorates using data from the 2011 and 2016 Censuses. The Parliamentary Research Service has also published an interactive map and table showing this data.