Research

Hawker Britton's occasional papers provide in-depth analysis on the most important public policy issues of the day, across Australia. You can view the Research & Papers Archive here.

New Zealand Travel Bubble

06/04/2021

On 6 April 2021, the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern confirmed the establishment of a quarantine-free Trans-Tasman travel bubble. From 19 April 2021 those travelling from Australia will be able to enter New Zealand without entering isolation. The announcement follows the current reciprocal arrangement with those travelling from New Zealand to Australia. Details:… Continue reading New Zealand Travel Bubble

2021 Collated Sitting Calendar

01/04/2021

For a copy of Hawker Britton’s 2021 Collated Sitting Calendar (September Edition), download the PDF on the right-hand side.

Federal Labor’s National Reconstruction Fund

30/03/2021

On March 30 2021, Labor Leader Anthony Albanese announced a Federal Labor Government will establish a $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund. The loan scheme which seeks to boost national manufacturing capabilities, create secure jobs and drive regional economic growth. The plan will provide $15 billion of investment through a combination of loans, equity, co-investment and… Continue reading Federal Labor’s National Reconstruction Fund

Federal Labor’s Electric Car Discount and Community Battery Plan

30/03/2021

On 31 March 2021, Labor Leader Anthony Albanese and the Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen announced a new electric car discount and community battery plan. The plan aims to lower household power bills and transport costs, reduce emissions and help stabilise the nation’s energy grid. Electric Vehicle Discount If elected, a… Continue reading Federal Labor’s Electric Car Discount and Community Battery Plan

South Australian Labor Hydrogen Plan

19/03/2021

On 23 March 2021, South Australian Labor Leader Peter Malinauskas MP announced a new hydrogen plan, a year ahead of the state election set for 19 March 2022. Under this plan, a Malinauskas Labor government will invest $593 million into a hydrogen power plant, powering between 60 000 and 90 000 homes by the end… Continue reading South Australian Labor Hydrogen Plan

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