Tasmania

Discussion paper

12 Mar 2019
52

Ensuring family members are ‘properly provided for’ following the death of a loved one is the focus of a review of estate laws by the Tasmania Law Reform Institute, which will look at whether ‘notional estate laws’ should be introduced in Tasmania. The review is...

Discussion paper

25 Feb 2019
68

This Issues Paper evaluates Tasmania’s current laws relating to the defence of insanity and fitness to stand trial, and seeks community input on these topics.

Report

17 Dec 2018
64

This report recommends a major overhaul of Tasmania’s guardianship laws, which are outdated and need to be reformed to advance the rights of people with disability. It is the first comprehensive review of the Act since it came into force 20 years ago.

Conference paper

6 Dec 2018
8

This paper explores the future of home storage uptake in the developing Battery Energy System (BES) market. A survey of over 500 households and interviews with 51 homeowners in Tasmania were used to ascertain motivations for installing BES’s. BES cost projection curves were used to...

Discussion paper

19 Nov 2018
10

On 30 October 2018, the ACCC received three new access undertakings in relation to the commencement of digital radio services in Canberra, Darwin and Hobart. This consultation paper is designed to seek stakeholders’ views on the degree to which the undertakings meet the legislative requirements,...

Report

10 Sep 2018
70

This report looks at the nature and extent of income and housing challenges faced by Tasmanian families who have had their children removed by Child Safety Services.

Report

10 Sep 2018
238

This research documents the experience of child removal and its consequences for parents and examines the current service network and its capacity to support them. It reviews interventions which are being deployed in other jurisdictions to break this cycle and makes recommendations about how the...

Discussion paper

7 Sep 2018
58

This paper evaluates Tasmania’s current laws governing the review of administrative decisions, and seeks community input on this topic.

Report

31 Aug 2018
94

There are a myriad of factors that can impact on the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Access to information on how Tasmania’s children and young people are faring at a population level can assist us to better plan and deliver policy and...

Report

1 Aug 2018
302

Drawing on the experiences and knowledge of almost 300 managers in four public sector jurisdictions, this report examines the role that middle managers play in operationalising gender equity-focused policies and provides suggested actions to drive best practice.

Audio

19 Jul 2018
10

The Tasmanian government is arguing that people who suffer emotional abuse and intimidation - rather than physical violence - should not be eligible for victims of crime compensation.

Report

24 Jun 2018
13

A qualitative analysis of the cultural and creative industry sector in Tasmania.

Conference paper

The case of Devonport 1915-1945
18 Jun 2018
4

By World War One the north-western coastal town of Devonport had begun to develop into the third most important town in Tasmania. It possessed a small but growing industrial economy and port and an increasing population, causing the town to expand. These developments, while welcomed,...

Conference paper

A reflective analysis of the process of informing and working with residents
18 Jun 2018
5

In the 1960s and 1970s the deficiencies in the 1945 Hobart city plan (Cook 1945) were clearly evident in Battery Point and North Hobart. Overly-ambitious transport plans, and over-zoning for industrial/commercial uses threatened houses and depleted the residential neighbourhood (Vincent 1984).

A Planning Scheme...

Report

Concept study knowledge sharing report
6 Jun 2018
128

Hydro Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation initiative would double Tasmania’s existing flexible generation capacity. The iniative is a bundle of proposed projects that include redeveloping existing hydro-electric power stations, building new pumped hydro plants and expanding the role of Tasmania in the NEM using new...

Report

22 May 2018
167

This report was prepared following a community consultation, which confirmed concerns that some aspects of the laws relating to consensual assaults are unclear, and do not reflect contemporary views about when the law should criminalise consensual assaults.

Report

17 Apr 2018
101

This report found evidence which suggests that a well-designed, specialist response to repeat drink driving, would provide a promising alternative to traditional sentencing approaches.

Journal article

4 Apr 2018
10

Through an ethnographic approach in which five young children’s visits were documented in great detail, the article considers these in the light of children’s experiences of previous exhibitionary platforms and the relevance of Mona’s museological interventions for building their dispositions to art and broadening art...

Discussion paper

22 Mar 2018
10

This paper provides an overview of the current approach taken to reduction of sentence for a guilty plea in Tasmania, and examines legislative approaches to sentencing discounts for pleas of guilty in other Australian jurisdictions and comparable international jurisdictions.

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