Report

People living with HIV and access to health care in NSW: a community survey 2015

This report examines the data from the PLNSW 2015 PLHIV Access to Health Care in NSW Survey (AHCNSW Survey).
Briefing paper

Rapid initiation: models for the immediate uptake of HIV treatment - evidence brief

ACON and Positive Life NSW have produced this evidence brief to assist HIV response partners when providing care and support to people newly diagnosed with HIV. The brief reviews current literature, implementation studies and service models and makes suggestions to ensure the best tools and...
Briefing paper

NSW Public schools to 2031: impact of enrolment growth on demand for teachers

This briefing paper, commissioned by the NSW Teachers Federation, examines the impact of enrolment growth on the future demand for teachers in the NSW public school system.
Report

The high level of First Nations people in custody and oversight and review of deaths in custody: report

This report highlights that the current arrangements for reviewing deaths in custody are complex, with many of the functions overlapping across a number of different oversight bodies, and not one lead body to coordinate an effective approach.
Report

The criminal career trajectories of domestic violence offenders

Domestic violence offending often forms part of a broader pattern of offending. This study examines the officially recorded criminal careers of 2,076 domestic violence offenders and 9,925 non-domestic violence offenders in New South Wales in the 10 years following their first police proceeding.
Report

The social sector in NSW: capitalising on the potential for growth

The NSW social services sector employs more than 230,000 people, and provides care to more than 1 million people per year. This report underlines the opportunities arising from investing in the sector.
Report

One step forward, two steps back: new coal mines in the Hunter Valley

23 new coal projects are proposed in NSW, with total production capacity equivalent to 15 Adani-sized mines. This paper argues that a moratorium should be placed on new coal approvals while a coherent regional planning framework is developed for the Hunter.
Strategy

NSW HIV strategy 2021-2025

This strategy document has been prepared to help guide the New South Wales government's response to achieving the virtual elimination of HIV transmission in NSW, and to provide better support everyone living with HIV.
Policy report

Reviewing implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle: New South Wales 2020

This report reviews the progress of the NSW Government in implementing the full intent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Placement Principle (ATSICPP).
Report

Cheating at gambling

In the context of the prevalence of match-fixing internationally, the rise of sports betting and the inadequacy of existing criminal laws to deal with cheating at gambling, this review recommends new criminal offences as well as the rationalisation and consolidation of existing laws.