State governments

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
NSW government
New South Wales government
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Bridge over troubled water

The COVID-19 pandemic caused Australia’s first recession in a generation. In Victoria, the second wave of COVID-19 infections and subsequent extended stay-at-home orders, and other public health restrictions needed to actively suppress the virus, has extended that economic downturn longer than other States and Territories.
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Chronology of Victorian border closures due to COVID-19

This chronology has been put together using state and territory media releases from Premiers, Chief Ministers and Health Ministers, information from state and territory Health Department/coronavirus websites and media articles where Premiers, Chief Ministers or departmental officials are quoted.
Discussion paper

State revival: the role of the states in Australia’s COVID-19 response and beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to re-write politics and society. This paper suggests that current evidence points to a revival of the fortunes of the states and territories in the Australian federation that will continue long after the COVID-19 crisis abates.
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Victorian government report in multicultural affairs 2018-19

The purpose is to provide a snapshot of achievements in multicultural affairs from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019 across the Victorian government.
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Victorian government report on multicultural affairs 2019-20

The purpose of this report is to provide a snapshot of activities and achievements supporting multicultural and faith communities between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020 across the Victorian government.
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NSW Review of federal financial relations: final report

This final review report finds that while the federation had served the nation well, creeping centralisation and an increasing administrative burden in the financial relations between the Commonwealth and the states has prevented the nation from being as economically efficient as we can be.
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Build it here: the economic cost of offshoring major transport projects in New South Wales

This report quantifies the forgone local economic activity to New South Wales resulting from offshoring major projects, through an examination of six major procurements made by the NSW government.
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Mind the gaps: unused capacity and unfunded rehabilitation in Upper Hunter coal mines

The Australia Institute has called for a moratorium on new coal mines in NSW. The current gap in production between approved limits and actual yearly production shows that current operations are either unable or unwilling to meet production limits.
Discussion paper

Good government in Tasmania

Compared to other Australian states, Tasmania has weaker political donation laws, less government transparency and limited public accountability. This report recommends that the Tasmanian government undertake significant, rather than piecemeal, reform in 2021, to ensure the people of Tasmania have confidence in their democracy and...
Report

Australia's Federation: post-pandemic playbook

This report analyses the effectiveness of the revised approach to Commonwealth-State relations through National Cabinet adopted in the COVID-19 crisis, and actions that should now be taken to lock in its long-term effectiveness.