This consultation was the first in Australia to investigate People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) uptake of and satisfaction with aged care services. It also investigated attitudes to aged care and whether Australian PLHIV believed the aged care service system can meet their particular care needs.
Public libraries in NSW adapted and innovated in response to the challenges that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. This report describes how libraries initially adapted to balance continuity of service with community safety, and gives examples of the nimble responses that many libraries exhibited...
This research paper discusses the options available for managing economic transition in NSW regional communities affected by a decline in the coal mining industry.
Using building approvals data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the NSW Parliamentary Research Service has produced estimates of building approvals across all 93 NSW electorates. These estimates were derived using population-weighted correspondences. The map shows percentage change in the number or value of building...
Family violence policies, legislation and services: improving access and suitability for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men
This report outlines research investigating the pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men through the family violence legal and support service system, seeking better understanding of the opportunities for rehabilitation that are respectful and culturally responsive, and to see if these pathways enable positive...
This report provides the findings emerging from the Family Violence: Cross Border Issues and Solutions Forum, facilitated by the social work team at the La Trobe Albury-Wodonga campus.
Improving family violence legal and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
This report identifies priorities for reducing and preventing violence against, and improving services for, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the Victorian and New South Wales towns of Mildura and Albury–Wodonga. It examines the capabilities of frontline family violence services, both Aboriginal-controlled and...
The Inquiry into NSW Police Force strip search practices, set out in this report, represents a significant body of work - comprising a total of seven investigations, as well as an analysis of NSW Police Force policies and training, and oversight of police investigations of...
Reflections on a highly unusual summer: bushfires, COVID-19 and mosquito-borne disease in NSW, Australia
This article argues that supporting the maintenance of mosquito monitoring and management programs while local authorities face competing priorities due to extreme natural disasters and/or public health events is critical.
The Australian health system response to COVID-19 from a resilient health care perspective: what have we learned?
As of late 2020, Australia’s response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been relatively successful in comparison with responses in Northern Europe and the US – but what have we learned?