New South Wales

Report

19 Feb 2019

This report investigates the causes of three major fish kills in the Darling River near Menindee in December 2018 and January 2019. It was produced at the request of the Hon. Bill Shorten MP, Leader of the Federal Opposition and was made public by the...

Report

ImagineSydney: Create, Live, Work and Play: What will it take to drive a more prosperous Sydney?
12 Feb 2019

ImagineSydney: Play, is the third in a four-part series which sets out to uncover what makes Sydney a complete city, full of buzz, opportunity and excitement.

Report

6 Feb 2019

This report predicts that early action to diversify the economy and invest in regional development could ensure the Hunter Valley avoids the worst economic impacts of a decline in coal mining as the world acts on climate change.

Report

5 Feb 2019

The NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal has reviewed how we share costs between rural water customers1 and the NSW Government (on behalf of other users and the broader community) when setting maximum prices for the Water Administration Ministerial Corporation’s (WAMC’s) water management services and...

Briefing paper

5 Feb 2019

In 2018, the Law and Justice Foundation developed a resource which provided tabulation of data on legal needs for each generalist community legal centres (CLC) catchment. To best meet the requirements of the CLC sector, a bespoke measure of legal need was developed for inclusion...

Briefing paper

4 Feb 2019

This e-brief provides an overview of NSW and Australian population trends using a range of ABS datasets. It first summarises long term population trends for NSW and Australia, before using available data to determine which areas of the state have experienced the highest growth.

Website

4 Feb 2019

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.

Report

29 Jan 2019

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the NSW Department of Education's workforce plans and strategies in responding to the demand for secondary teachers in STEM-related disciplines.

Discussion paper

19 Jan 2019

This research by the Australia Institute suggests that the Darling River fish kill was due to the mismanagement of the Menindee Lakes in southwest New South Wales.

Report

31 Dec 2018

This report includes case studies of 11 venues in the Inner West LGA to enhance understanding of the needs and challenges faced by creative space operators in the area. The case studies were compiled through observational site visits and semi-structured interviews with 16 space managers...

Briefing paper

19 Dec 2018

Drug use at music festivals has become a public safety concern in NSW, one that has led to a number of deaths in recent years. This paper provides an overview of the main recommendations of the Expert Panel report entitled Keeping People Safe at Music...

Report

17 Dec 2018

Over the last ten years, Australia’s electricity supply industry has undergone significant changes. In addition to the deregulation of retail prices, NSW saw a significant rise in network investment during the early and middle parts of that ten-year period. Feed-in tariffs designed to encourage the...

Report

14 Dec 2018

The overall aim of this work was to inform parliaments, and in particular parliamentary committees, of the strategies that could be developed to better engage CALD communities in the work of future parliamentary inquiries.

Report

11 Dec 2018

Stakeholders in the Lower Darling are strongly opposed to proposed changes to the Menindee Lakes. Local member, Kevin Humphries, has proposed a new ‘Option 7’ for the Lakes, aiming to deliver more water and local jobs.

Report

11 Dec 2018

In October 2016, the NSW government accepted an unsolicited proposal from IFM Investors and AustralianSuper to lease 50.4 per cent of Ausgrid for 99 years. The deal followed the federal government’s rejection of two bids from foreign investors, for national security reasons. This performance audit...

Journal article

7 Dec 2018

The proposed framework presented in this paper was developed in consultation with researchers and policy makers. The framework is guiding current research examining vulnerabilities to climate change and the effects of a range of exposures on health and wellbeing.

Report

7 Dec 2018

This report examined the health services used by more than 37,300 people with coronary heart disease (CHD) who were discharged from a public hospital in New South Wales or Victoria between April 2012 and June 2013. The report analysed linked de-identified hospitalisation data to Medicare...

Briefing paper

7 Dec 2018

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.

Journal article

6 Dec 2018

The scientific evidence for global warming is overwhelming. Health organisations, as large carbon polluters, are at significant ‘carbon risk’ and must act to reduce their carbon emissions.

Report

4 Dec 2018

The major conclusion that has come out of the various debates surrounding energy policy is that there is a serious electricity and power affordability problem across the National Electricity Market (NEM). Price increases over the last decade are significantly affecting Australian businesses and consumers.

Overview

 

Items: 1,332