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.

Capacity Investment Scheme Expansion


On 23 November 2023, Minister for Climate Change and Energy the Hon Chris Bowen MP announced that the Albanese Government, in conjunction with the states, is expanding the existing Capacity Investment Scheme (CIS) and the National Energy Transformation Partnership (NETP) to support the delivery of more reliable, affordable and low-emissions energy. First announced in December… Continue reading Capacity Investment Scheme Expansion

Cyber Security Strategy


On the 22nd of November, 2023 Cyber Security Minister Clare O’Neil released the 2023-2030 Cyber Security Strategy (The Strategy) available here. In addition to the $2.3 Billion of existing initiatives, the Government has committed $586.9 million to implement the goals outlined in the Strategy. This includes:  The strategic plan delineates six cyber shields designed to… Continue reading Cyber Security Strategy

First Ministry of the Allan Labor Government


On Tuesday 26 September, Daniel Andrews announced his resignation as the Premier of Victoria and Member for Mulgrave. After almost nine years at the helm of the Victorian Government and twenty-one years in the Victorian Parliament Daniel Andrews decided now was the right time to leave. In 2010, Andrews became Victorian Labor Leader and just… Continue reading First Ministry of the Allan Labor Government

Privacy Act Review Report – Government’s Response 


On the 28th of September 2023, Attorney General Mark Dreyfus KC MP released the Government’s response to the Privacy Act Review Report.   The Privacy Act Review Report, available here, summarises a two-year review of the Privacy Act 1988 (The Act) in Australia. The Privacy Act Review Report includes 116 proposals, a summary of the proposals… Continue reading Privacy Act Review Report – Government’s Response 

Employment White Paper


On the 25th of September, 2023, Treasurer Jim Chalmers released the Employment White Paper, available here.  The White Paper, led by Anthony Albanese and Jim Chalmers and informed by senior cabinet ministers from various portfolios such as finance, employment, education, social services, migration, and industry, expands upon the outcomes of the 2022 Jobs and Skills… Continue reading Employment White Paper

Be informed when news is published