Monday, 23 May 2022

GENERAL

Swinburne University published a report on public perceptions and community expectations of institutional leadership. [Full Text]

ELECTION

GRA Cosway published a summary of the federal election outcome. [Full Text]

Hawker Britton published a summary of Labor's policies. [Full Text]

The Parliamentary Budget Office reposted Labor's spending commitments. [Full Text]

Greens Leader Adam Bandt said 12 Senators would give the Greens balance of power in the Senate. [Full Text]

HOUSING AND PROPERTY / AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Urban Taskforce said it is very supportive of Labor's plans to establish a National Housing Supply and Affordability Council. [Full Text]

The Real Estate Institute applauded Labor's commitment to develop a National Housing and Homelessness Plan. [Full Text]

The Community Housing Industry Association said it fully supports the new Government's pre-election housing commitments, including establishing an Australian Housing Future Fund to invest in 30,000 new social and affordable dwellings. [Full Text]

The Urban Development Institute said it supports the Albanese Labor Government's mandate to boost housing supply, affordability and access. [Full Text]

ECONOMICS

Household spending has increased by 6.6% in the first three month of this year, according to the ABS. [Full Text]

SUSTAINABILITY

The Green Building Council published an explainer on the difference between 4, 5 and 6 Star Green Star buildings. [Full Text]

DESIGN

The Institute of Architects published a report card of the three major parties' policies mapped against the Institute's six key priorities and thirty-three recommendations. [Full Text]

The Institute of Landscape Architects said it is proud to support the newly established Landscape Foundation of Australia. [Full Text]

ENVIRONMENT

The Conservation Foundation welcomed Labor's commitment to reform national environment law and establish an Environment Protection Agency. [Full Text]

CLIMATE

The Ai Group said the Government has a clear mandate to bring an end to the damaging 'climate wars' and to concentrate on giving coherence and momentum to the substantial transitions Australia must manage to reduce our greenhouse gas missions to net zero. [Full Text]

The Conservation Foundation said Australians have voted for bolder climate action and integrity in politics. [Full Text]

The Investor Group on Climate Change said the Government could unlock more than $130b in climate investment. [Full Text]

The Climate Council issued 'Unpacking how climate concerned Australians voted'. [Full Text]

TRANSPORT / CLIMATE

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries called on the Government to adopt the industry's voluntary emission reduction scheme. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / CORONAVIRUS

The NSW Auditor General published a report on the financial impact of COVID-19 on state government agencies. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / ELECTION

The Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue said that Greater Western Sydney proved crucial in the election result that has put the region at the epicentre of national policy. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / INDUSTRY

Tony Chappel has been appointed as CEO of the NSW Environment Protection Authority. [Full Text]

NEW SOUTH WALES / GENERAL

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption has found that a former manager of the then-NSW Roads and Maritime Services engaged in serious corrupt conduct by awarding of over $12 million in work to two companies owned by his friends. [Full Text]

NORTHERN TERRITORY / GENERAL

Chief Minister Natasha Fyles announced a new ministry for the NT. [Full Text]

VICTORIA / EVENTS / SUSTAINABILITY / INFRASTRUCTURE

The Greener Infrastructure Conference will be held in Melbourne during September. [Full Text]

QUEENSLAND / TRANSPORT / INFRASTRUCTURE / HEALTH / CITIES

The Queensland Government released 'Walking Strategy 2019-2029' and 'Action Plan for Walking 2022-2024'. [Full Text]

QUEENSLAND / PLANNING

The Queensland Government published a report from an independent review of the accuracy of the state's Land Supply and Development Monitoring tool. [Full Text]

SOUTH AUSTRALIA / TRANSPORT / SUSTAINABILITY

The SA Government announced that it has introduced legislation to abolish the state's electric vehicle tax. [Full Text]