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...
Silicosis and the manufactured stone industry: an update
The NSW Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Law and Justice is currently examining the management of silicosis in the manufactured stone industry as part of its annual review of the NSW Dust Diseases Scheme. This e-brief is a modified version of a paper that the...
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.
NSW school education: PISA 2018, socioeconomic background and proposals for reform
This paper discusses Australia’s and NSW’s performance in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). It also discusses recent proposals for reform of NSW school education.
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.