Government Infrastructure

NSW Budget 2020-21: An economy low on people power

Economics Research & Analysis

Megan Roberts

Manager

The NSW Budget boosts an economy low on people power The NSW Budget released this week included revised population forecasts. These latest projections show the impact of COVID-19 leading to...

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Transport Environment

Electric buses need the right energy mix to be a green alternative ...

Transport Economics Economics Research & Analysis

Anthony Vine

Manager

Electric buses need the right energy mix to be a viable green alternative Global warming is leading to wider temperature fluctuations, rising sea levels, more frequent extreme weather events, and...

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Transport Health

Is Covid-19 reducing Australia’s road fatalities?

Economics Research & Analysis

Evelyn Bratchford

Analyst

Less travel means fewer road fatalities Federal and State Governments have imposed measures to contain the spread of the virus. Non-essential services are closed, and we have been told to...

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The Return of the Milk Run?

Economics Research & Analysis

Uphaar Mehta

Senior Analyst

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is impacting every part of our lives from our work, to our leisure time, to how we buy goods. Will it also see the return of...

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Environment Government

Improving Sydney’s Air Quality

Economics Research & Analysis

Megan Roberts

Manager

Sydney’s air quality is improving and with good policy the effects could be long lasting Over the past few weeks in a bid to reduce the spread of Covid-19, offices...

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Environment

Carbon and Nitrogen Offsets from Sustainable Aquaculture

Feasibility Studies Economics Research & Analysis

Rachael Marshall

Manager

The goal of offsets is to provide the largest net gain in reducing pollution at the lowest possible cost. NineSquared is collaborating with the University of the Sunshine Coast to...

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Retailers had a gloomy 2019, 2020 is not looking much better

Economics Research & Analysis

Robin Barlow

Director

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released figures for retail trade last week showing that seasonally adjusted retail turnover fell by 0.3 percent in January 2020 after a fall of 0.7...

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