Thursday, 14 April 2022

ECONOMICS / CLIMATE / ENVIRONMENT / REGULATION

Per Capita issued 'A Blueprint for Better, Cleaner Jobs: Industrial strategies for the post-carbon economy'. [Full Text]

The Climate Council issued a report: 'The Lost Years: Counting the costs of climate inaction in Australia'. [Full Text]

The Academy of the Humanities discussed the need to reframe climate change as a social issue. [Full Text]

CLIMATE / RESOURCES

The Investor Group on Climate Change issued 'Changing Pathways for Australian Gas: A 1.5 Degrees Scenario Analysis of New Australian Gas Projects'. [Full Text]

HOUSING AND PROPERTY / ECONOMICS

The ABS announced that dwelling commencements fell during the December quarter. [Full Text]

The Housing Industry Association said the December quarter is still one of the strongest on record. [Full Text]

The Property Council issued 'Seven Steps to a Prosperous Australia', including a plan for net zero emissions in buildings. [Full Text]

The Urban Development Institute said it is shocking to see home ownership rates for younger families disintegrate so sharply. [Full Text]

POPULATION / RURAL AND REGIONAL

The ABS published a summary of changes to regional population for the 2020-21 financial year. [Full Text]

HOUSING AND PROPERTY / RURAL AND REGIONAL

The Regional Australia Institute published the discussion paper, 'Building the Good Life - Meeting the demand for regional housing'. [Full Text]

Independent MP Haines proposed a $2 billion Regional Housing Infrastructure Fund. [Full Text]

AGEING

The Council on the Ageing issued 'Journalists Guide to the 2022 Federal Election'. [Full Text]

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation issued 'Recycling Behaviours Report'. [Full Text]

The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association called on major political parties to commit to five policy priorities to transition Australia to a circular economy. [Full Text]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The Federal Government issued 'Local Government National Report 2018-2019'. [Full Text]

TECHNOLOGY

The Federal Government released a Digital Trade Strategy. [Full Text]

GENERAL

Austrade issued 'Why Australia Benchmark Report 2022'. [Full Text]

CORONAVIRUS

The ABS issued a summary of results from its March survey on the household impacts of COVID-19. [Full Text]

ELECTION

The Electoral Commission issued 'Federal Election Reporting Guide'. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / ENVIRONMENT

The NSW Government released a finalised Koala Strategy. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / CLIMATE

Local Government NSW outlined its five key federal election priorities, including a proposed Local Government Climate Response Partnership Fund. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / INDUSTRY / REGULATION

The Audit Office of NSW issued a report on the recent rollout of combustible cladding regulatory reforms. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / EDUCATION

The University of Newcastle has been confirmed as the preferred partner to deliver a Gosford university campus. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / EMPLOYMENT / TECHNOLOGY / INNOVATION

A report on the 'gig economy' has been tabled as part of an inquiry into the impact of technological and other change on the future of work and workers in NSW. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / FLOODS

Barton Deakin issued a summary of NSW and Federal Government support measures in response to flooding in the NSW Northern Rivers region. [Full Text]

NORTHERN TERRITORY / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE

The Federal Government announced $440 million for new logistics hubs at Tennant Creek, Alice Springs and Katherine. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / CLIMATE

The Victorian Government launched a consultation to help shape the state's interim emissions reduction target for 2035. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / HOMELESSNESS

The Council to Homeless Persons issued a briefing paper on youth homelessness ahead of the Victorian Budget. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / RURAL AND REGIONAL / INFRASTRUCTURE

Victoria has been confirmed as the host of the 2026 Commonwealth Games. [Full Text]

Premier Andrews said Victoria 2026 will be held across multiple regions, creating a new multi-city model for the Commonwealth Games. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / EVENTS / POPULATION / RURAL AND REGIONAL

Infrastructure Victoria will host a webinar on the implications of an increased population dispersal to the regions, to be held next Wednesday 20 April. [Full Text]

QUEENSLAND / TRANSPORT / SUSTAINABILITY

The Queensland Government announced 30 new electric buses and opened Australia's first 100 per cent electric bus depot. [Full Text]

TASMANIA / GENERAL

Incoming Tasmanian Premier Jeremy Rockliff announced changes to the Ministry. [Full Text]