Supply and demand

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Collinsville solar thermal project: energy economics and dispatch forecasting (final report)

The primary aim of this report is to help negotiate a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the proposed hybrid gas-Linear Frensel Reflector (LFR) plant at Collinsville, Queensland, Australia. The report’s wider appeal is the discussion of the current situation in Australian National Electricity Market (NEM)...
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Short-term employment forecasts: 2014-2017

Employment forecasts over the three years to March are presented in this report. Purpose Employment forecasts over the 3 years to March 2017 are presented in this report. These employment forecasts will be used to inform the Ministry’s advice relating to immigration priorities, and priority...
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Collinsville solar thermal project: yield forecasting (draft report)

The final report has been published and is available here. Executive Summary 1 Introduction This report’s primary aim is to provide yield projections for the proposed Linear Fresnel Reflector (LFR) technology plant at Collinsville, Queensland, Australia. However, the techniques developed in this report to overcome...
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Collinsville solar thermal project: energy economics and dispatch forecasting (draft report)

The primary aim of this report is to help negotiate a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the proposed hybrid gas-Linear Frensel Reflector (LFR) plant at Collinsville, Queensland, Australia. Considering The report’s wider appeal is the techniques and methods used to model the Australian National Electricity...
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Market power in the Australian food system

Australia needs to ensure that an appropriate level of protection exists to allow the continued operation of small and medium-sized agribusinesses and retailers, according to this report. Summary Supermarkets have an increasing role in the development of the Australian agricultural sector. An escalation in market...
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India’s food and water security

This report argues that India's population growth will bring with it increased demand for water, food and energy requiring significant expansions of current infrastructure and resource availability. Overview: By 2050 India is likely to be home to 1.6 billion people. This population growth will bring...
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Review of the demand driven funding system

In 2012, the Australian Government lifted previously imposed limits on the funding of bachelor-degree students at public universities. This new system was called ‘demand driven’ because it allowed universities to respond to student demand and allowed more students to benefit from higher education. On 12...
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Consular conundrum: the rising demands and diminishing means for assisting Australians overseas

Australians are travelling more than ever. In 2012, they took more than eight million trips overseas, more than double the number a decade ago. Public expectations of the assistance government can provide when travellers encounter trouble are rapidly rising, fuelled by intense media and political...
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The long-term care workforce: overview and strategies to adapt supply to a growing demand

This working paper offers an overview of the long-term care workforce and reviews country responses to a growing demand for workers. This working paper offers an overview of the long-term care (LTC) workforce and reviews country responses to a growing demand for LTC workers. In...
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The demand for training

This paper was presented at the Skills Australia, Academy of Social Sciences seminar in Sydney in September 2008. It concentrates on the factors that affect individual and employer demand, and points out that accredited vocational education and training need to be considered in the context...