Reports and Publications

Best Practice Regulation: A guide for Ministerial Councils and National Standard Setting Bodies

Released: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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Best Practice Regulation: A guide for ministerial councils and national standard setting bodies (October 2007) provides guidance to Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Ministerial...

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Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Intercountry Adoption

Released: Monday, April 7, 2014

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The IDC report has been redacted to protect the privacy of individuals who made submissions.

An extract of the report is available here and the copy available on this website includes the...

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2013-14

Released: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet - Annual Report 2013-14

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2012-13

Released: Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet - Annual Report 2012-13

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2011-12

Released: Monday, November 19, 2012

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet - Annual Report 2011-12

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Australia National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018

Released: Saturday, March 1, 2014

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The National Action Plan sets out what Australia will do, at home and overseas, to integrate a gender perspective into its peace and security efforts, protect women and girls’ human rights, and...

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Combined 6th and 7th report on the implementation of Convention on the Elimination of Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) July 2003 - July 2008

Released: Thursday, October 30, 2008

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Australia's conbined sixth and seventh report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Forms of Discrimination Against Women July 2003 - July 2008

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Statement by Australia - Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Released: Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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Opening statement by Australia for the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, 20 July 2010

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Women's Human Rights Education Kit

Released: Monday, December 1, 2008

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Education pack on Women's Human Rights produced by the Office for Women, in partnership with the Australian Human Rights Commission. The pack provides a simple guide to human rights and ...

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Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 58th Session of the United Nations

Released: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (the Commission) is the principal global policy making body dedicated exclusively to gender equality and the advancement of...

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2015 Report on Unproclaimed Legislation

Released: Thursday, August 13, 2015

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Details of legislation which is to come into effect on Proclamation and which has not yet been proclaimed. The report shows the latest information available at 13 August 2015.

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards 2012-2013

Released: Monday, August 5, 2013

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The Australian Government is strongly committed to gender equality, including through achieving its 40:40:20 target to achieve gender balance on Australian Government Boards. This commitment to...

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Indigenous Advancement Strategy Guidelines - July 2014

Released: Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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These guidelines set out the terms and conditions on which an applicant may access Australian Government grant funding through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy. These Guidelines may be amended...

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National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery Evaluation 2013

Released: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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The National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery (NPA RSD) was a commitment by the Australian, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australian, Western Australian and Northern Territory...

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2010-11

Released: Monday, November 21, 2011

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet - Annual Report 2010-11

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Aboriginal Land Commissioners Annual Report 2012-13

Released: Friday, November 1, 2013

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Aboriginal Land Commissioners Report - Annual Report 2012-13

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Gender pay gap in VET graduates - a review

Released: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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A gender wage gap of 16—18 per cent has persisted in Australia for the past 20 years despite the equal pay decision by the industrial court in 1972. There is a wide body of literature available...

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Disparities in the pay and benefits of Bachelor Degree Graduates: The role of pay-setting arrangements

Released: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

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Disparities in the Pay and Benefits of Bachelor Degree Graduates: The Role of Pay-Setting Arrangements conducted by GCA analyses data from a set of supplementary questions in the Beyond Graduation...

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A Technical Report on the Gender Wage Gap in the Australian Graduate Labour Market, 2002-11

Released: Friday, September 7, 2012

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The existence of a gender wage gap is widely documented in many labour markets. This technical report disaggregates graduate labour market data from the Australian Graduate Survey (AGS) and the...

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Side by Side: Women, Peace and Security

Released: Friday, July 18, 2014

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As a means to promote the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and the Women, Peace and Security agenda, the Australian Civil-Military Centre and UN Women, with the support of the...

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Official Establishments Trust Annual Report 2010-11

Released: Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Official Establishments Trust Annual Report 2010-11

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Official Establishments Trust Annual Report 2009-2010

Released: Monday, November 1, 2010

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Official Establishments Trust Annual Report 2009-2010

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2011 Independent Review of the Intelligence Community

Released: Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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The 2011 report of the Independent Review of the Intelligence Community (the Review), was the first comprehensive review of the Australian intelligence community since the 2004 inquiry conducted...

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Aboriginal Land Commissioners Annual Report 2013-14

Released: Saturday, November 1, 2014

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Aboriginal Land Commissioners Report - Annual Report 2013-14

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2014 - 2015

Released: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio Budget Statements 2014 - 2015.

Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2014-15 released 12 February 2015.

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2012 - 2013

Released: Thursday, November 1, 2012

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio Budget Statements 2012 - 2013.

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2011 - 2012

Released: Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio Budget Statements 2011 - 2012.

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National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery Evaluation 2013 Appendices

Released: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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The National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery (NPA RSD) was a commitment by the Australian, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australian, Western Australian and Northern Territory...

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Stronger futures in the Northern Territory - Part 1: Six-monthly progress report

Released: Saturday, May 24, 2014

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The second Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Progress Report provides an update on progress in implementing the National Partnership Agreement for Stronger Futures in the Northern...

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User Guide to the Australian Government Guide to Regulation

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The Australian Government Guide to Regulation provides an overview of how to approach the task of making policy whenever regulation may be considered as a policy option. The...

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Best Practice Consultation guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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Of the ten principles for Australian Government policy makers in the Australian Government Guide to Regulation, two are related to consultation. This guidance note provides additional...

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Australian Government RIS Preliminary Assessment Form: Is a RIS required?

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The Government has introduced The Australian Government Guide to Regulation, which outlines the process for developing a regulatory proposal, including a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS...

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Carve-outs Guidance Note

Released: Monday, February 27, 2017

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A carve-out is a standing agreement between the Office of Best Practice Regulation (OBPR) and a department, removing the need for a preliminary assessment to be sent to OBPR for certain types of...

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COAG RIS preliminary assessment form

Released: Monday, December 1, 2014

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An agency is required to contact the Office of Best Practice Regulation (OBPR) to seek advice on whether a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) is required for decisions made by Council of Australian...

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Regulatory burden measurement framework guidance note

Released: Monday, February 27, 2017

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A key principle for Australian Government policy makers in The Australian Government Guide to Regulation is that the cost burden of new regulation must be fully offset by reductions in...

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Cost-benefit analysis guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The Australian Government is committed to the use of cost–benefit analysis (CBA) to assess regulatory proposals in order to encourage better decision making. A CBA involves a systematic evaluation...

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Individuals guidance note

Released: Monday, February 27, 2017

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The Australian Government Guide to Regulation identifies that the Government's regulatory impact analysis requirements apply to regulatory proposals that affect individuals, reflecting...

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Commonwealth programmes guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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Sometimes it is necessary for the Australian Government to place significant requirements on businesses, community organisations and individuals that seek access to a government programme. The...

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Short form and Interim Regulation Impact Statements guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The Australian Government Guide to Regulation allows for three types of Regulation Impact Statement (RIS): Long Form, Standard Form and Short Form.

The Short Form RIS option is...

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Competition and regulation guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The purpose of this guidance note is to assist policy makers to understand the additional ‘competition tests’ required in a Regulation Impact Statement in which the preferred option restricts...

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Risk analysis in Regulation Impact Statements guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The Australian Government Guide to Regulation discusses the importance of keeping risk in perspective. Our role as policy makers is to provide advice to governments about acceptable...

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Environmental valuation and uncertainty guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The state of the environment is critical to the welfare of the community. For environmental considerations to be fully accounted for in broader policy development, the environmental impacts of...

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Community organisations guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The Australian Government is concerned about the overall red tape burden on community organisations. Because community organisations function in different ways from commercial businesses, the...

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Trade impact assessments guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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Where a policy proposal has a direct bearing on trade performance, a trade impact assessment (TIA) should be incorporated into your Regulation Impact Statement to give the decision maker a summary...

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Independent Reviews, RIS-like Processes and the Regulation Impact Statement Requirements guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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The Government has introduced The Australian Government Guide to Regulation, which outlines the process for developing a regulatory proposal, including a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS...

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Sunsetting legislative instruments guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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This guidance note provides information about The Australian Government Guide to Regulation requirements as they apply to sunsetting legislative instruments that have a regulatory impact...

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Post-implementation reviews Guidance Note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

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Australian Government agencies must undertake a post-implementation review (PIR) for all regulatory changes that have major impacts on the economy. PIRs must also be prepared when regulation has...

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Environmental valuation and uncertainty research report

Released: Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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This research report has been produced by the Office of Best Practice Regulation in consultation with the Department of Environment. It was prompted by a recognised need to improve the quality of...

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Influencing Consumer Behaviour: Improving Regulatory Design Research Paper

Released: Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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Regulation may be necessary for the proper functioning of society and the economy. The aim is to deliver effective and efficient regulation: effective in addressing problems; efficient in...

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Best Practice Regulation Guidance Note: Value of statistical life

Released: Monday, December 1, 2014

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This note provides guidance on how officers preparing the cost-benefit analysis in Regulation Impact Statements should treat the benefits of regulations designed to reduce the risk of physical...

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A Century of Australian cost-benefit analysis working paper

Released: Wednesday, November 21, 2007

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Paper prepared for the conference ‘Delivering better quality regulatory proposals through better cost-benefit analysis’ hosted by the Office of Best Practice Regulation on 21 November 2007. The...

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Establishing a monetary value for lives saved: issues and controversies working paper

Released: Wednesday, November 21, 2007

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Paper prepared for the conference ‘Delivering better quality regulatory proposals through better cost-benefit analysis’ hosted by the Office of Best Practice Regulation on 21 November 2007.

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Cost Benefit Analysis and Historic Heritage Regulation Working Paper

Released: Thursday, October 11, 2007

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This working paper formed the basis of an address to the Department of the Environment and Water Resources Workshop “The Economics of Heritage: integrating costs and benefits of heritage into...

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Best Practice Regulation Report 2012-13

Released: Monday, February 17, 2014

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The Best Practice Regulation Report 2012-13:

  • details compliance with the best practice regulation requirements of the Australian Government and Council of Australian...
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Best Practice Regulation Report 2011-12

Released: Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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The Best Practice Regulation Report 2011-12:

  • details compliance with the best practice regulation requirements of the Australian Government and Council of Australian...
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Best Practice Regulation Report 2010-11

Released: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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The Best Practice Regulation Report 2010-11:

  • details compliance with the best practice regulation requirements of the Australian Government and Council of Australian...
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Best Practice Regulation Report 2009-10

Released: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

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The Best Practice Regulation Report 2009-10:

  • details compliance with the best practice regulation requirements of the Australian Government and Council of Australian...
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Closing the Gap - Prime Minister's Report 2014

Released: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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This is the sixth Closing the Gap Report. The style of this report is different from previous Closing the Gap reports. The Government is shifting the focus of this yearly report from what the...

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Dignity, Diversion, Home and Hope: a Review of Interventions for Volatile Substance Misuse in Regional North Queensland

Released: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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This research examined current regional Volatile Substance Misuse (VSM) interventions and collated qualitative and statistical data to develop evidence-based locally responsive...

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Monitoring trends in prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected Aboriginal communities: an interim report

Released: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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This report presents interim findings from a study of petrol sniffing prevalence in a sample of 41 Australian Aboriginal communities. The study was commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of...

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Final Report of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act of Recognition Review Panel

Released: Friday, September 19, 2014

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Constitutional recognition embodies the strong spirit of reconciliation across Australia, signalling the next important step in our maturity as a nation. 

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Government Guidelines for Official Witnesses before Parliamentary Committees and Related Matters - February 2015

Released: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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The Guidelines are designed to assist departmental and agency officials, statutory office holders and the staff of statutory authorities in their dealings with the parliament. 

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Guidance on Caretaker Conventions

Released: Wednesday, April 13, 2016

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During the caretaker period, the business of government continues and ordinary matters of administration still need to be addressed. 

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Legislation Handbook

Released: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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The purpose of this handbook is to provide a description of the procedures involved in making Commonwealth Acts, especially the procedures coordinated by PM&C.

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Requirements for Annual Reports for Departments, Executive Agencies and FMA ACT Bodies

Released: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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Annual report requirements and supporting guidance are managed by the Department of Finance.

The...

Statement of Ministerial Standards

Released: Friday, November 20, 2015

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Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries are entrusted with the conduct of public business and must act in a manner that is consistent with the highest standards of integrity and propriety.  

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Commonwealth Coat of Arms Information and Guidelines

Released: Monday, December 1, 2014

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The Commonwealth Coat of Arms (the Arms) is the formal symbol of the Commonwealth of Australia that signifies Commonwealth authority and ownership.

The ‘Commonwealth of Australia’ is the...

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Australian Government Branding - Guidelines on the use of the Australian Government logo by Australian government departments and agencies

Released: Monday, December 22, 2014

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The Australian Government decided in June 2003 that common branding would apply to all Australian Government departments and agencies (this covers both FMA agencies and CAC bodies) and this...

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Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda Report: An action plan for a stronger Australia

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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As a key business-focused element of the Economic Action Strategy, the Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda brings together and builds on the Government’s other economic reform efforts...

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Improving taxation arrangements for employee share schemes

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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A detailed fact sheet on Improving taxation arrangements for employee share schemes, as part of the Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda.

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Industry policy that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship – the Industry Growth Centres initiative

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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The Government is refocusing industry policy to drive entrepreneurship and innovation. Industry policies will be re-targeted to capitalise on Australia's strengths and accelerate the growth...

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A more skilled labour force - improving education and training: Improving the vocational education and training system

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Business relevant, high-quality education and training boosts innovation, encourages investment and supports jobs growth. The Government aims to create a world's best practice Vocational Education...

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Increasing the focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and innovation in schools

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Business relevant, high-quality education and training boosts innovation, encourages investment and supports jobs growth. The Government aims to create a world’s best practice higher education and...

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Streamlining the subclass 457 visa programme

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Highly skilled migrants are critical for a strong and vibrant economy, bringing know-how, innovation and entrepreneurship and also helping to plug short-term skills gaps. As part of its Industry...

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Expanding the investor visa programme

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Highly skilled migrants are critical for a strong and vibrant economy, bringing know-how, innovation and entrepreneurship and also helping to plug short-term skills gaps. As part of the...

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A lower cost, business friendly environment - Reducing the regulatory burden

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Regulation is necessary for a well-functioning economy and society, but too often the first reflex of governments has been to regulate, adding layer upon layer of costs to business. The Government...

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2013-14

Released: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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The Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2013-14 is a statistical report on the representation of women and men on Australian Government boards, and analysis of progress...

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Administrative Arrangements Order made on 23 December 2014

Released: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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Signed by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd)

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Aboriginal Land Commissioner Report - year ended 30 June 2014

Released: Friday, October 3, 2014

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This report is furnished to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (the Minister) pursuant to s 61(1) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 which provides that each...

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Aboriginal Land Commissioner Report - year ending 30 June 2013

Released: Monday, September 30, 2013

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This report is furnished to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (the Minister) pursuant to s 61(1) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (the Act) which provides...

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Wangkangurru Land Claim No. 156

Released: Monday, February 9, 2015

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The Wangkangurru Land Claim No 156 was a claim made under section 50 of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth) (the Land Rights Act). The land the subject of the...

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Best Practice Regulation Report 2013 -14

Released: Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Section:

The 2013-14 Best Practice Regulation Report is the independent assessment of compliance with Australian Government and Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) best practice regulation...

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Closing the Gap - Prime Minister's Report 2015

Released: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Section:

This is the seventh Closing the Gap Report produced since targets were set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008. The report shows that although there has been some improvement...

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Martin Place Siege: Joint Commonwealth - New South Wales Review

Released: Sunday, February 22, 2015

Section:

At around 8.33 am on 15 December 2014, Man Haron Monis walked into the Lindt Café, on the corner of Martin Place and Phillip Street, in the heart of Sydney’s commercial district. Shortly...

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Review of Australia's Counter-Terrorism Machinery

Released: Monday, February 23, 2015

Section:

The Commonwealth has strong, well‑coordinated counter‑terrorism (CT) arrangements.

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PM&C Portfolio Annual Deregulation Report 2014

Released: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Section:

The PM&C Portfolio Annual Deregulation Report 2014 details the portfolio's progress towards meeting the Government's deregulation agenda to reduce unnecessary red tape costs on individuals,...

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Federal Executive Council Handbook 2017

Released: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Section:

This handbook outlines the diversity of matters submitted to the Executive Council and presented to the Governor-General and Executive Councillors.

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Setting Australia's post-2020 target for greenhouse gas emissions - Issues Paper

Released: Saturday, March 28, 2015

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Climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution. The Australian Government has committed to review Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and settings this year...

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Empowered Communities Report

Released: Friday, March 27, 2015

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The Australian Government has responded to the Empowered Communities design report. The report is the joint effort of a group of Indigenous leaders from Australia with support from the Jawun...

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Fact Sheet - Preparing for a new global climate agreement

Released: Saturday, March 28, 2015

Section:

In preparation for this year's Paris conference (30 November – 11 December) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), countries will bring forward 'intended nationally...

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East Kimberley Youth Services Network Evaluation Report

Released: Thursday, April 9, 2015

Section:

This report presents the findings and lessons learnt from an evaluation of the East Kimberley Youth Services Network. The Network was established in 2008 as a joint initiative between the...

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2014 Report

Released: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Section:

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF) monitors progress in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes, health system performance and the broader...

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Review of the Indigenous Land Corporation and Indigenous Business Australia

Released: Monday, February 17, 2014

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Highlights how further integration and focusing of Indigenous Business Australia and the Indigenous Land Corporation can further drive Indigenous economic development and contribute to better...

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Small Business Guidance Note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

Section:

The Small Business guidance note describes the factors unique to small business that should be considered when undertaking a regulatory impact analysis. It expands on The Australian Government...

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Commonwealth Indigenous Procurement Policy

Released: Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Section:

This document outlines the key components of, and the principles underpinning, the Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy and provides guidance to assist Commonwealth entities...
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Factsheet - Indigenous business

Released: Monday, May 25, 2015

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To help Indigenous businesses grow, the Government has announced a new Indigenous Procurement Policy that will commence on 1 July 2015.

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Factsheet - Panel Arrangements and the IPP

Released: Monday, May 25, 2015

Section:

Factsheet - Panel Arrangements and the IPP

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Factsheet - Useful Indigenous Procurement Policy Links

Released: Monday, May 25, 2015

Section:

Strengthening the Indigenous business sector is crucial to increasing Indigenous wealth, independence and employment. To help Indigenous businesses grow, the Government has announced a new...

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Factsheet - Indigenous Procurement Policy Overview

Released: Monday, May 25, 2015

Section:

The policy applies to all non-corporate Commonwealth entities subject to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs). However, entities that are not required to comply with the CPRs are encouraged...

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Factsheet - Using the Commonwealth Procurement Rules Indigenous Exemption (No.17)

Released: Monday, May 25, 2015

Section:

Exemption No. 17 included in Appendix A of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules allows an entity to engage directly (via limited tender) with a Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) with at least 50 per...

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Factsheet - IPP Minimum Requirements Sectors applicable UNSPSC

Released: Monday, May 25, 2015

Section:

This list should not be replicated or republished. The United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC), managed by GS1 US for the UN Development...

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RIPP Map Data

Released: Monday, May 25, 2015

Section:

For the purposes of the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP), the electronic remote Indigenous Procurement Policy (RIPP) map allows users to search Australia by location to determine remote or non-...

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Indigenous Procurement Policy - Model Clauses

Released: Monday, June 29, 2015

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These Indigenous Procurement Policy  (IPP) model clauses are provided as examples of text that could be included in material for an Approach to Market where the entity determines that the IPP is...

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Requirements for Annual reports - for Departments, Executive Agencies and other non-corporate Commonwealth entities

Released: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Section:

June 2015

The Annual Report Requirements under the Public Service Act, applying to departments, executive agencies and other non-corporate Commonwealth entities were...

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Administrative Arrangements Order - 9 July 2015

Released: Thursday, July 9, 2015

Section:

Signed by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd)

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Forecast SROI analysis of the Youth Prevention and Diversion program (Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation)

Released: Monday, September 1, 2014

Section:

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet commissioned Social Ventures Australia (SVA) Consulting to understand, measure and value the changes generated by Indigenous justice programs. The...

Forecast SROI analysis of the Drum Atweme program (Tangentyere Council)

Released: Monday, September 1, 2014

Section:

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet commissioned Social Ventures Australia (SVA) Consulting to understand, measure and value the changes generated by Indigenous justice programs. The...

Forecast SROI Analysis of the Helping Hand and Linking Youth program (Inverell Shire Council)

Released: Monday, September 1, 2014

Section:

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet commissioned Social Ventures Australia (SVA) Consulting to understand, measure and value the changes generated by Indigenous justice programs. The...

Mornington Island Restorative Justice Project Evaluation

Released: Monday, September 1, 2014

Section:

This document presents the key findings of an evaluation of the Mornington Island Restorative Justice (MIRJ) Project, locally known as mediation or peacemaking...

Improving School Enrolment and Attendance through Welfare Reform Measure (SEAM) Trial (2009 - 2012)

Released: Friday, July 31, 2015

Section:

The Improving School Enrolment and Attendance through Welfare Reform Measure (SEAM) trial commenced in six Northern Territory (NT) trial sites situated in remote and very remote areas from January...

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Fact Sheet - Actions Australia is taking

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Section:

Australia is meeting our climate change targets through Direct Action policies that reduce emissions, increase productivity and improve the health of the environment.

At the core of these...

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Fact Sheet - Adaptation and Climate Resilience in Australia

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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Some climate change impacts will be unavoidable. To prepare for these, Australia is taking action to build the resilience of our communities and natural systems.

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Australia’s emissions projections

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Section:

Australia’s 2030 target is strong, credible and responsible. It will require significant and sustained effort to achieve, given our national circumstances.

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Fact Sheet - Australia’s 2030 climate change target

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Section:

Australia is taking a strong, credible and responsible commitment to the Paris climate change conference.

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Fact Sheet - Emissions Reduction Fund

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Section:

Australia is meeting our climate change targets through policies that provide positive incentives to reduce emissions. At the core of Australia’s climate change policies is the $2.55 billion...

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Fact Sheet - How we work with other countries

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Section:

Climate change is a global issue. All countries must work together to address it.

Australia works with...

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Summary Report - Australia’s 2030 Emission Reduction Target

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Section:

The Australian Government will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 26–28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. Our target is a step up from Australia’s current target to reduce emissions to five per...

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UNFCCC Taskforce - Review Report

Released: Friday, August 21, 2015

Section:

This is the final report of the UNFCCC Taskforce, "Setting Australia's post-2020 target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions". 

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Corporate Plan 2015-19

Released: Monday, August 31, 2015

Section:

The Corporate Plan 2015-19 for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is designed to be the principal planning document for the Department as required under paragraph 35(1)(b) of the...

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A Profile of Australian Women in Business

Released: Saturday, September 5, 2015

Section:

Australian women are increasingly becoming business operators, perhaps to improve their family's social and economic wellbeing, remain attached to the labour force and better manage their work-...

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Community Development Programme: Opportunities for Employers

Released: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Section:

This document provides information for employers about Employer Incentive Funding.

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Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Treatment Service Sector: Harnessing Good Intentions

Released: Sunday, December 6, 2015

Section:

Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Treatment Service Sector: Harnessing Good Intentions.

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Setting Australia’s Post-2020 Target for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Released: Saturday, August 1, 2015

Section:

This report was prepared by the UNFCCC Taskforce at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. The Taskforce worked in close collaboration with the Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade...

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Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995: Independent review of Part 10 (Material prohibited in certain areas in the Northern Territory)

Released: Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Section:

This is a report of a review undertaken for the purposes of section 114 of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 (Cth) (Commonwealth Classification...

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Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012: Independent review of the effectiveness of Northern Territory and Commonwealth laws in reducing alcohol-related harm

Released: Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Section:

This is a report of the review conducted regarding the effectiveness of laws in reducing alcohol-related harm to Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory. The review is required by s 28 of the...

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Township Leasing fact sheet

Released: Monday, September 14, 2015

Section:

The Australian Government is interested in talking with Traditional Owners and community members about the home ownership and economic opportunities that township leasing can help deliver.

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Gunyangara Community Entity Township Lease MoU - Factsheet

Released: Monday, September 14, 2015

Section:

Traditional owners of Gunyangara have reached a significant milestone in the negotiation of a community entity township lease by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Commonwealth...

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Wurrumiyanga Township lease review fact sheet

Released: Monday, September 14, 2015

Section:

The township lease was finalised at Wurrumiyanga in 2007. Wurrumiyanga was the first community to agree to a township lease.

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Learning on Country

Released: Friday, November 13, 2015

Section:

This report presents the findings of the Learning on Country Program Progress Evaluation. The Learning on Country Program is a pilot education program that was established in July 2013 in four...

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2014-15

Released: Thursday, October 8, 2015

Section:

The Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report (the Report) is prepared annually by the Australian Government Office for Women, and reports against the Government’s commitment of women...

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Candidate Frequently Asked Questions

Released: Thursday, October 8, 2015

Section:

PM&C has made a number of changes to the way we attract and assess candidates.

The purpose of these changes was to remove barriers in attracting high quality candidates and getting the...

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Protocol between the Office of Best Practice Regulation and the New Zealand Treasury Regulatory Impact Analysis Team

Released: Friday, November 13, 2009

Section:

Under the Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) Best Practice Regulation: A guide for ministerial councils and national standard setting bodies, where a regulation impact...

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Australia's Indigenous Protected Areas - Fact Sheet

Released: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Section:

An explanation of Australia's Indigenous Protected Areas and the benefits for Indigenous communities.

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2014-15

Released: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Section:

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 2014 - 15 Annual Report

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Respecting culture and country: Indigenous Protected Areas in Australia

Released: Saturday, June 30, 2012

Section:

This book celebrates the first 15 years of Indigenous Protected Areas in Australia, from 1997 to 2012.

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Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs report: Alcohol, hurting people and harming communities

Released: Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Section:

The Committee’s report Alcohol, hurting people and harming communities (the report) was tabled in Parliament on 25 June 2015 and makes 23 recommendations to address the harmful use of...

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Australian Government Public Data Policy Statement

Released: Monday, December 7, 2015

Section:

Australia’s capacity to remain competitive in the digital economy is contingent upon its ability to harness the value of data. Data volumes are growing...

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Public Sector Data Management Report

Released: Thursday, December 3, 2015

Section:

An internal study commissioned by the Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet on how the Australian Public Service manages public sector data.

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Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce

Released: Sunday, December 6, 2015

Section:

This is the Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce.

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Referendum Council - Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples - Communique, 14 December 2015

Released: Monday, December 14, 2015

Section:

Read the December 2015 Communique from the Referendum Council, for Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Closing the Gap - Prime Minister's Report 2016

Released: Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Section:

This is the eighth Closing the Gap Report produced since targets were set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008.

The report identifies progress against the seven Closing...

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Address by Chair of the Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children - 11 December 2015

Released: Friday, December 11, 2015

Section:

Address by Chair of the Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children - 11 December 2015

Address by Chair of the Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children - 23 July 2013

Released: Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Section:

An address by Ken Lay, the Chair of the Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children.

Terms of Reference

Released: Monday, March 23, 2015

Section:

Terms of Reference for the UNFCCC Taskforce. The taskforce provided information on developments in the science, domestic and international emissions trends and...

Terms of Reference - Independent Parliamentary Entitlements System Review Committee

Released: Friday, April 17, 2015

Section:

Mr David Tune AO PSM and Mr John Conde AO are co-chairs of a committee to develop and propose models to deliver an independent parliamentary entitlements system...

Independent Parliamentary Entitlements System Review Report

Released: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Section:

The Committee to consider an independent parliamentary entitlements system was established by the then Prime Minister, the Hon Tony Abbott MP, on 2 August 2015. The review announcement noted the...

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National Ice Taskforce Terms of Reference

Released: Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Section:

The ice epidemic in Australia cannot be ignored. The Australian Crime Commission reports that, despite increased investment in border protection, the past 5...

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Environment projects tools and resources

Released: Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Section:

This collection of management tools and resources is being developed. It includes resources for ranger training resources and managment tool kits.

Final Report of the Expert Panel on Recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Constitution

Released: Sunday, January 15, 2012

Section:

Current multiparty support has created a historic opportunity to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first peoples of Australia, to affirm their full and equal...

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Best Practice Regulation Report 2014 -15

Released: Monday, February 29, 2016

Section:

The 2014-15 Best Practice Regulation Report is the independent assessment of compliance with Australian Government and Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) best practice regulation...

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Selected evaluation reports

Released: Friday, April 1, 2016

Section:

The below are reports that evaluate program implementation within Indigenous affairs. They contain the latest available evidence about impact, progress or lessons learnt.

Cabinet Handbook - 10th edition

Released: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Section:

The Cabinet Handbook 10th edition is designed to ensure that the Cabinet observes conventions and principles and fulfils its central purpose of informed decision-making.

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Indigenous Advancement Strategy Grant Guidelines (March 2016 - amended May 2016)

Released: Monday, March 21, 2016

Section:

This document provides guidance for applicants applying for grant funding and for grant recipients under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS). These Guidelines may be...

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Prime Minister's Reception for Indigenous Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Released: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Section:

This booklet showcases 21 Indigenous entrepreneurs and innovators who attended the Prime Minister’s Reception for Indigenous Innovators and Entrepreneurs on 9 February 2016.

The reception...

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Evidence and advice - resources

Released: Friday, April 8, 2016

Section:

When providing evidence and advice, we make use of a variety of resources prepared within the Department as well as other agencies. External agencies include the Australian Bureau of Statistics (...

Regulation Impact Statement Policy Options guidance note

Released: Monday, February 1, 2016

Section:

When preparing a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS), Australian Government agencies must consider a range of viable policy options. The number of options included in the analysis should take into...

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Remote School Attendance Strategy Interim Progress Report

Released: Friday, March 4, 2016

Section:

This report presents interim findings of the progress of the Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS). RSAS commenced in 2014 and is designed to lift school attendance in selected remote...

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Australian Government response to Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee report: Annual reports (No. 1 of 2015)

Released: Saturday, November 14, 2015

Section:

Response to recommendations

The Australian Government has considered the recommendation made in the Senate Committee’s report and provides the following response.

Recommendation 1...

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Evaluation of the Impact of Opal fuel: Executive summary

Released: Friday, April 11, 2008

Section:

This report is an executive summary of the evaluation of the impact of Opal fuel on the prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected communities. This contains data collected between March and May...

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Data collection for the Petrol Sniffing Prevention Program: report summary

Released: Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Section:

This is a summary report on baseline data relating to petrol sniffing in 74 remote communities which initially began using Opal Fuel. This contains data collected between September 2005 and...

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Environment related Australian Government initiatives and programmes

Released: Monday, April 11, 2016

Section:

The below list of websites and online resources are Australian Government initiatives and programmes. They provide additional information related to the topics of Indigenous Protected Areas and...

Independent Interim Review of the Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018

Released: Friday, April 8, 2016

Section:

The Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018 (National Action Plan) is the Australian Government’s primary mechanism for fulfilling its commitment to turn the ...

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Tailored assistance employment grants application kit

Released: Monday, April 18, 2016

Section:

Tailored Assistance Employment grants are available to provide funding support to connect working age Indigenous Australians with real and sustainable jobs, as well as support Indigenous school...

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Tailored Assistance employment grants fact sheet

Released: Monday, April 18, 2016

Section:

Tailored Assistance Employment grants are available to provide funding support to connect working age Indigenous Australians with real and sustainable jobs, as well as assisting Indigenous school...

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Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) - Commonly asked questions

Released: Friday, December 2, 2016

Section:

A list of questions and answers relating to the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS).

IAS Funding Agreement

Released: Friday, March 6, 2015

Section:

The IAS Funding Agreement templates are provided for information purposes only.

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2014 IAS funding round results

Released: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Section:

A list of organisations recommended for funding under the IAS grant round.

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KPI Reporting Handbook: Guidance to complete your IAS Performance Report

Released: Friday, December 23, 2016

Section:

This Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Handbook has been developed to help you complete your IAS Performance Report. The Handbook contains detailed information...

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Aboriginal Land Commissioner Report for the year ended 30 June 2015

Released: Monday, February 22, 2016

Section:

This report is furnished to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (the Minister) pursuant to s 61(1) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (the Act) which provides that each...

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COAG Investigation into Indigenous land administration and use

Released: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Section:

The Report recommends Commonwealth, state, territory and local governments commit to six key recommendations to take forward this agenda.

The Report was authored by the Senior Officers'...

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IPA Programme Logic guidelines - Fact sheet

Released: Friday, October 16, 2015

Section:

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IPA Monitoring and Evaluation guidelines - Fact sheet

Released: Friday, October 16, 2015

Section:

IPA Monitoring and Evaluation guidelines to help measure and communicate the effectiveness of Indigenous land and sea management.

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Indigenous Story guidelines - Fact sheet

Released: Friday, October 16, 2015

Section:

These guidelines are to assist coordinators of Indigenous ranger teams to prepare Indigenous Stories (Performance Stories) about some of the changes to country or communities that have resulted...

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Reporting back... 2013-14: Working on Country and Indigenous Protected Areas programmes

Released: Friday, July 31, 2015

Section:

This 2013-14 report summarises the work of Indigenous rangers from over 100 Indigenous land and sea management groups - the driving force behind the Working on Country and Indigenous Protected...

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Fact Sheets on the Funding and Action Plan of the Cyber Security Strategy

Released: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Section:

Strong cyber security is a fundamental element of our growth and prosperity in a global economy. It is also vital for our national security. It requires partnership involving governments, the...

Australia's Cyber Security Strategy

Released: Thursday, April 21, 2016

Section:

The Prime Minister launched Australia's Cyber Security Strategy on 21 April 2016. The Strategy will enhance Australia’s capacity to realise the social, economic and strategic benefits of being...

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Regulator Performance Framework

Released: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Section:

The Government released its Regulator Performance Framework as part of 2014 Spring Repeal Day. The Framework is an important part of its commitment to reduce the cost of unnecessary or inefficient...

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Smart Cities Plan

Released: Friday, April 29, 2016

Section:

The Smart Cities Plan will position our cities to succeed in the 21st Century economy. Read the plan and have your say on the...

Guidance on Data Sharing for Australian Government Entities

Released: Friday, April 29, 2016

Section:

The attached document provides guidance to Commonwealth agencies for streamlining data sharing processes within government, with a view to enabling efficient and informed policy outcomes.

...

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2016 - 2017

Released: Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Section:

Budget Initiatives and Explanations of Appropriations Specified by Outcomes and Programs by Entity: Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio. For other alternative versions the...

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Social Return on Investment – Consolidated report on Indigenous Protected Areas

Released: Friday, May 6, 2016

Section:

A recent report on five Indigenous Protected Areas (IPAs) and associated ranger programmes found success across a broad range of outcomes, including improving Indigenous disadvantage.

The...

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Social Return on Investment analysis of the Minyumai Indigenous Protected Area

Released: Friday, May 6, 2016

Section:

The Minyumai Indigenous Protected Areas (IPA) has provided an opportunity for the Bandjalang clan to re-engage with culture and language through country. Through land and fire management work,...

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Referendum Council - Communique 10 May 2016

Released: Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Section:

The Referendum Council, appointed by the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, and the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon Bill Shorten MP, held its fourth meeting in Melbourne today.

...

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Guidelines for the Presentation of Documents to the Parliament

Released: Friday, February 24, 2017

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The purpose of these guidelines is to provide advice to departments and entities on the procedures to be followed when presenting documents to the Parliament.

From time to time, the...

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Indigenous procurement policy - PM&C hosted presentations by Indigenous businesses to Commonwealth officers 2015

Released: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Section:

Links to the Indigenous businesses (and their PowerPoint presentations) that presented at PM&C's hosted monthly presentations to Commonwealth officers in...

Communicating with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Audiences

Released: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Section:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiences comprise a wide range of people with different communication needs, information preferences, and expectations of government. These different needs...

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The Community Development Programme Regions

Released: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Section:

The CDP is delivered in 60 regions and more than 1,000 communities across Australia. These regions, dispersed across around 75 per cent of Australia’s land mass, are characterised by weak labour...

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Draft legislation programme - House of Representatives

Released: Friday, September 8, 2017

Section:

2017 Spring Sittings of Parliament: Week 4 (11 - 14 September)

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Vocational Training and Employment Centres Factsheet

Released: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Section:

The Australian Government has committed to support Vocational, Training & Employment Centres (VTECs) to deliver 7,500 employment opportunities for Indigenous job seekers.

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VTEC fact sheet for job seekers

Released: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Section:

Vocational Training and Employment Centres (VTECs) have jobs for committed job seekers. 

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VTEC fact sheet for employers

Released: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Section:

Vocational Training and Employment Centres (VTECs) will help find the right person for you.

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Administrative Arrangements Order - amendment made February 2016

Released: Thursday, February 18, 2016

Section:

Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order.

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Administrative Arrangements Order made on 21 September 2015

Released: Monday, September 21, 2015

Section:

Amendments to be made to the Administrative Arrangements Order made on 9 July 2015.

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Draft legislation programme - Senate

Released: Friday, September 8, 2017

Section:

2017 Spring Sitting of Parliament: Week 4 (11 - 14 September)

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Renamed departments

Released: Monday, September 21, 2015

Section:

Name changes to three federal government departments made by the Prime Minister in September 2015.

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Australian Government Annual Deregulation Report 2014

Released: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Section:

On 18 March 2015, the Government released the Australian Government Annual Deregulation Report 2014.

The report outlines the achievements of the Australian Government in delivering its...

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Annual Red Tape Reduction Report 2015

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

On 15 March 2016, the Government released the Australian Government Annual Red Tape Reduction Report 2015.

The report outlines the achievements of the Australian Government in delivering...

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The Australian Government Guide to Regulation

Released: Friday, March 14, 2014

Section:

This Guide has been written to help policy makers see regulation in a new light.

The Government’s rigorous approach to policy making seeks to ensure that regulation is never adopted as the...

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Letters Patent Regulations

Released: Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Section:

Amendment of the National Police Service Medal regulations 2010. 

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Wearing Awards

Released: Friday, June 24, 2016

Section:

Imperial medals

Released: Monday, June 27, 2016

Section:

Prior to 1975 Australians were recognised through the British Imperial system. Medals...

Post-nominals

Released: Monday, June 27, 2016

Section:

List of the established post-nominal entitlements for Australian honours and Imperial honours.

 

A pictorial guide to awards in the Australian Honours System

Released: Monday, June 27, 2016

Section:

There are 57 awards in the Australian honours system and the best known of these are awards is the Order of Australia. 

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Australian Honours promotional posters

Released: Monday, June 27, 2016

Section:

Posters for use in promoting Australian awards and the act of awarding a person. 

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Symbols timeline

Released: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Section:

The Symbols Timeline has information about the decisions made over the last century to select our national symbols.

 

Remote School Attendance Strategy eNewsletter 6: June 2016

Released: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Section:

Welcome to the sixth edition of the Remote School Attendance Strategy newsletter, and our first for 2016. 

In this edition, we look at how Doomadgee in...

Designing and making awards

Released: Friday, July 8, 2016

Section:

There are a number of steps in the process of creating a new honour or award before the medal can be designed and made. The medal and ribbons are designed as part of the process.

Official creation of awards

Released: Friday, July 8, 2016

Section:

The Australian honours system dates from 1975 when the Order of Australia and the Australian Bravery Decorations were approved by The Queen....

VTECs and jobactive organisations working together

Released: Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Section:

The key feature of a VTEC is the guarantee of a job before job-specific training starts. This factsheet gives a brief explanation of how the process works....

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Ministry List

Released: Thursday, July 27, 2017

Section:

Ministry list of the Turnbull Government - 27 July 2017

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Australian Flags booklet: part two

Released: Thursday, July 20, 2006

Section:

This is an excerpt of the Australian Flags booklet and deals with The protocols for the appropriate use and flying of the flag.

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Public Sector Data Management: Implementation report

Released: Friday, July 22, 2016

Section:

On 3 December 2015, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) released the Public Sector Data Management Report.

Since then, significant progress has been made to...

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Creating Parity - the Forrest review

Released: Friday, August 1, 2014

Section:

The Review contains 27 recommendations that aim to create parity between Indigenous and other Australians. These recommendations are broad - covering pre-natal services and education, through to...

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Submissions and Terms of Reference

Released: Friday, July 22, 2016

Section:

The Government has requested Mr Philip Moss AM to review and report on the effectiveness and operation of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013. Submissions closed on 2 March 2016. 

Indigenous Advisory Council members

Released: Monday, July 25, 2016

Section:

Members of the Council are highly respected in their chosen fields and will ensure the Council is able to provide the Government with a range of expert advice to help deliver better outcomes for...

Terms of Reference: Indigenous Advisory Council

Released: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Section:

The Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council (the Council) is appointed by the Prime Minister to advise the Australian Government on Indigenous policy and programmes. Its advice through...

Honours timeline

Released: Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Section:

The system of Australian honours was established in 1975. It replaced the previous Imperial system of British honours that commenced in 1901 and was phased out by the late 1980s.

Anniversary Messages Privacy Policy

Released: Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Section:

This information supplements the information contained in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s (DPMC) Privacy Policy.

Referendum Council's fifth meeting

Released: Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Section:

The Referendum Council met in Melbourne today to discuss the progress of its work and next steps.

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Australian National Flag fun facts

Released: Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Section:

Some interesting questions and answers about the Australian National Flag.

Monitoring trends in prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected Australian Aboriginal communities: Final Report

Released: Friday, August 12, 2016

Section:

This report presents the findings from a study of petrol sniffing prevalence in a sample of 53 Australian Aboriginal communities. The study was commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of the...

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Data skills and capability in the Australian Public Service

Released: Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Section:

Data literacy across the APS will have a critical role in supporting evidence-based decision making, developing more efficient government policy and delivering services that meet the needs of...

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Flag images and template files for download

Released: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Section:

A range of flag images and templates for use. They are presented in a range of image formats to allow you to select the most appropriate image for your use....

Shanna Daly – Consulting Manager, FireEye/Mandiant

Released: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Section:

Shanna has over 15 years of experience in the Information Security industry providing a wide range of Enterprise Security and Technology consulting services to clients in multiple geographic...

Corporate Plan 2016-20

Released: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Section:

The 2016–20 Corporate Plan for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has been developed and is designed to be the principal planning document for the Department as required under...

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BETA Guide to developing behavioural interventions for randomised controlled trials

Released: Friday, September 2, 2016

Section:

This guide outlines BETA’s approach to developing behavioural interventions for randomised controlled trials (RCTs). It pulls together behavioural and RCT expertise from around the world, in an...

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About behavioural economics

Released: Friday, September 2, 2016

Section:

Behavioural economics is a field of economic analysis that applies psychological insights to human behaviour to explain and predict how people make decisions.

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory

Released: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Section:

KPMG was engaged by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) to conduct an independent review of the first three years of operation of the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory...

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Regulation audit – cross portfolio regulation

Released: Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Section:

This guidance applies to instances where it is difficult to split regulation between portfolios.

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Regulator Performance Framework - Coverage

Released: Monday, January 5, 2015

Section:

Regulators play an important role managing risk and protecting our economic, social and environmental interests. However, the way regulators operate can impose unnecessary burden on those they...

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Regulator Performance Framework - Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Released: Monday, January 5, 2015

Section:

The Government released its Regulator Performance Framework as part of 2014 Spring Repeal Day. The Framework is an important part of its commitment to reduce the cost of unnecessary or inefficient...

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Regulator Performance Framework - Reviewing Performance

Released: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Section:

A key purpose of the Regulator Performance Framework is to increase the transparency and accountability of Commonwealth regulators. The primary mechanism to achieve this is the review and...

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What does the Regulator Performance Framework mean for you?

Released: Monday, January 5, 2015

Section:

The Framework sets up common performance measures to assess how Commonwealth regulators operate. There are six outcomes-based key performance indicators that cover issues like communication, risk-...

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Regulatory impacts from non-compliance and from the administration of courts and tribunals

Released: Monday, September 22, 2014

Section:

The Government has agreed that the Regulatory Burden Measurement (RBM) framework be used to quantify the regulatory impact of new and existing regulation to...

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Establishment of Ministerial Advisory Councils or Equivalent Consultation Mechanisms

Released: Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Section:

The Government’s deregulation agenda requires the establishment of stakeholder consultation mechanisms by the end of 2013, for each Cabinet Minister. These...

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Establishment of Portfolio Deregulation Units

Released: Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Section:

The Government’s deregulation agenda focuses on eliminating inefficient or unnecessary regulation that imposes unwarranted burdens on business, individuals and...

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International Standards and Risk Assessments

Released: Sunday, December 14, 2014

Section:

The Government released its Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda on 14 October 2014. A major component of this policy announcement was that the Government will adopt the principle that...

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Ministerial Letters of Expectation to Regulators

Released: Friday, February 14, 2014

Section:

Government has committed to improving the administration of regulation and the performance of regulators, including issuing of letters from Ministers to heads of regulators setting out performance...

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Offsetting new regulatory measures

Released: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Section:

All increases in regulatory burden must be fully offset. Proposals to decrease regulation do not require offsets. All regulatory changes (costs and savings) must be reported to the Regulatory...

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Department of Veteran's Affairs 2015 Annual Red Tape Reducton Report summary

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Veterans’ Affairs reported four measures1 during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $0.7...

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Regulation Audit - Stage One - Stocktake, Self Assessment and Costing

Released: Friday, February 14, 2014

Section:

The Government has agreed that each portfolio will conduct an audit of the portfolio’s existing legislation and regulation and the regulatory cost imposed on business, individuals and the...

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Regulation Audit - Stage Two

Released: Monday, June 16, 2014

Section:

This guidance follows the Regulation Audit Stage One Guidance Note released by the Office of Deregulation on 14 February 2014.

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Treasury 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Treasury reported 95 measures1 during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $716.1 million per...

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Department of Industry, Innovation and Science 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Industry, Innovation and Science reported 33 measures1 during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $166.6 million per year.

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Department of Immigration and Border Protection 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Industry, Innovation and Science reported 33 measures1 during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $166.6 million per year.

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Department of Human Services 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Human Services reported 13 measures1 during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $132.7 million per year.

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Department of Health 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Health reported 59 measures1 during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $96.8 million per year.

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Department of Agriculture and Water Resources 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources reported 29 measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $66.1 million per year.

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Attorney-General's Department 2015 Annual Red Tape reduction report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

The Attorney-General’s Department reported 37 measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $82.0 million per year.

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Department of Communications and the Arts 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Communications and the Arts reported 32 measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $256.4 million per year.

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Department of Defence Arts 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Defence reported seven measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $39.1 million per year.

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Department of Education and Training 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Education and Training reported 23 measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $196.8 million per year.

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Department of Employment 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

In 2015, the Employment portfolio reported 23 measures with a total net regulatory saving of $65.1 million per year.

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Department of Environment 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Environment reported 13 measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $440.9 million per year.

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Department of Finance 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Finance reported one measure during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $15.7 million per year.

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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

The Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio reported nine measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $9.8 million per year.

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Department of Social Services 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Social Services reported 29 measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $78.8 million per year.

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 2015 Annual Red Tape Reduction Report

Released: Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Section:

Prime Minister and Cabinet reported five measures during the year, with a total net regulatory saving of $3.8 million.

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2016 Report on Unproclaimed Legislation

Released: Monday, August 1, 2016

Section:

Set out below are details of legislation which is to come into effect on Proclamation and which has not yet been proclaimed. The report shows the latest information available at 1 August 2016.

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2015-16

Released: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Section:

The Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report is prepared annually by the Australian Government Office for Women, and reports on the Government’s performance against its...

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Fuelling your next big adventure

Released: Saturday, August 1, 2015

Section:

Using low aromatic unleaded fuel in cars, boats and small engines is better for the local community. By replacing regular unleaded fuel, low aromatic unleaded fuel is helping to reduce petrol...

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Low aromatic unleaded fuel: The facts

Released: Saturday, August 1, 2015

Section:

Information developed by BP Australia and Viva Energy Australia to answer questions about using low aromatic unleaded fuel.

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Low aromatic unleaded - better for our community

Released: Saturday, August 1, 2015

Section:

Many fuel stations in our region now supply low aromatic unleaded fuel. Using low aromatic unleaded fuel will make a world of difference to the lives of our young people. Together, we can make a...

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Low aromatic unleaded: Information for retailers

Released: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Section:

Many fuel stations across Australia supply low aromatic unleaded fuel. It has been introduced to help decrease petrol sniffing which is putting our young people's lives at risk. Using low aromatic...

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Designated low aromatic unleaded fuel areas: fact sheets

Released: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Section:

Tennant Creek and Katherine, in the Northern Territory, and Palm Island, in Queensland, are designated low aromatic fuel areas.

It is illegal to sell regular unleaded fuel in Tennant Creek...

Low Aromatic Fuel Act 2013

Released: Thursday, February 14, 2013

Section:

The Low Aromatic Fuel Act 2013 promotes the supply of low aromatic fuel and...

Indigenous language interpreter services: Operational guidance for grant applicants and service providers

Released: Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Section:

This Operational Guidance has been developed to provide the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet funded service providers with guiding principles for:

  • expectations under the...
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Zoe Hawkins - Researcher, International Cyber Policy Centre

Released: Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Section:

Zoe Hawkins is a Researcher in the International Cyber Policy Centre at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, writing on international and domestic cyber policy issues. Zoe is also working as...

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2015-16

Released: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Section:

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 2015 - 16 Annual Report

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Review of the National Women’s Alliances Operating Framework

Released: Thursday, October 13, 2016

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An independent review of the National Women’s Alliances has found that the Alliance model is effective and recommends a range of improvements to strengthen the Alliances’ relationships with each...

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Case Study Research for the Remote School Attendance Strategy

Released: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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This report presents the findings of six case studies about how and why the Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) is working in those sites. It identifies factors that have contributed to...

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Sandra Ragg - Assistant Secretary, Cyber Policy

Released: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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Sandra Ragg leads on cyber security policy and strategy in her role as Assistant Secretary, Cyber Policy in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

As a key architect of...

Review of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013

Released: Thursday, October 20, 2016

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On 15 July 2016, Mr Philip Moss AM delivered the report of the independent statutory Review of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 to the Minister assisting the Prime Minister for the...

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Referendum Council's sixth meeting

Released: Thursday, October 20, 2016

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Communique - 20 October 2016

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Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Released: Friday, October 21, 2016

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The Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) provides a detailed account of the delegation’s participation...

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Australia's first Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18 - Draft for consultation

Released: Monday, October 31, 2016

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The Australian Government has released a draft of Australia’s first ever Open Government National Action Plan for public consultation. This is the final round of consultation in a year‑long...

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PBC Support Strategy - Consultation Paper

Released: Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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The Department is developing a Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBC) Support Strategy to ensure that native title corporations are supported in an effective way.  The Department has prepared a...

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2015 Autumn Repeal Day

Released: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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The 2015 Autumn Repeal Day was held in the House of Representatives on Wednesday 18 March.

2015 Spring Repeal Day

Released: Thursday, November 12, 2015

Section:

The 2015 Spring Repeal Day was held in the House of Representatives on Wednesday 12 November.

2014 Spring Repeal Day

Released: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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The 2014 Spring Repeal Day was in the House of Representatives on Wednesday 29 October.

2014 Autumn Repeal Day

Released: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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First repeal day - in the House of Representatives on Wednesday 26 March.

Parliamentary Sittings 2017

Released: Thursday, February 9, 2017

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Solutions that work - What the evidence and our people tell us

Released: Thursday, November 10, 2016

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This Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project (ATSISPEP) report summarises the evidence-base for what works in Indigenous community-led suicide prevention and...

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Discussion Paper on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Released: Friday, October 28, 2016

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This Discussion Paper sets out some of the different options for change and outlines some of the issues to be taken into account. We want to know what you think.

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Consultation outcomes from Indigenous Leadership Meetings

Released: Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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Throughout June and July, the Referendum Council brought together Indigenous leaders from across the country in a series of meetings to discuss constitutional recognition and the process for...

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Flag Retirement Protocol: Consultation Paper

Released: Monday, November 28, 2016

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The Government is interested in community views on changes to flag protocols to include guidance on conducting a retirement ceremony for used Australian National Flags.

 

Messaging: encouraging nominations for the Order of Australia.

Released: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

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If you would like to encourage nominations to the Order of Australia awards in your network or organisation, feel free to use some of the following points to get the message out in emails.

Communique - 25 November 2016

Released: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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The Referendum Council met at Parliament House, Canberra, today to progress steps towards a national referendum on constitutional recognition.

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France Well Land Claim No 64

Released: Friday, December 2, 2016

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This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner following an inquiry into the Frances Well Land Claim (Application No. 64), a traditional land claim...

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Reporting Back 2014-15

Released: Monday, December 12, 2016

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Indigenous rangers play a vital role in managing Australia’s land and sea country. Since the ranger programme commenced under the Howard Government in 2007, rangers have been instrumental in...

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Australia's Eighth Report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women August 2010- July 2014

Released: Thursday, December 15, 2016

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The Australian Government is committed to creating an inclusive society where women and men have equal access to opportunities and resources and can thereby participate and contribute equally to...

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Information about the ABA Beneficial Grant Funding Round August 2017

Released: Monday, June 5, 2017

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The ABA beneficial grant funding is broad in scope and flexible enough to fund a wide range of activities, with a focus on action to achieve clear and measurable benefits for Aboriginal people...

ANAO audit report on the Indigenous Advancement Strategy - PM&C response

Released: Friday, February 3, 2017

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The department welcomes the audit of the processes involved in the establishment of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy, as a major reform in the administration and delivery of services and...

PBC Support Strategy Submissions

Released: Thursday, February 9, 2017

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CONSULTATIONS

Departmental representatives met with a number of key stakeholders including PBCs around Australia in November 2016.

SUBMISSIONS

Thank you to all...

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Entity Contracts

Released: Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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2016 Calendar Year

Pursuant to the Senate Order on non-corporate Commonwealth entity contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Department of the Prime Minister and...

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Public Interest Disclosure Procedure

Released: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines on the procedures for making a public interest disclosure.

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National Women's Alliance Guidelines 2017

Released: Thursday, March 16, 2017

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The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines for the National Women's Alliance Grant Opportunity.

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Referendum Council - Terms of Reference

Released: Thursday, March 23, 2017

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The Referendum Council (the Council) will advise the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition on progress and next steps towards a successful referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres...

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Aboriginal Land Commissioner Report for the year ended 30 June 2016

Released: Monday, March 27, 2017

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This report is furnished to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (the Minister) pursuant to s 61(1) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976...

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CSW61: Agreed Conclusions

Released: Thursday, March 30, 2017

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The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has released the Agreed Conclusions of its 61st Session.

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Gender Equality Action Plan

Released: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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The only way that PM&C can fulfil its role to provide advice on how best to take advantage of the opportunities and challenges facing Australia, is by harnessing the skills, backgrounds and...

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Draft Consultation Paper: Indigenous Business Sector Strategy - Supercharging Indigenous Business Start-up and Growth

Released: Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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The draft Strategy outlines a suite of proposed new initiatives to support a vibrant and thriving Indigenous business sector across Australia. It builds on the success of the Indigenous...

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2017 - 2018

Released: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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Budget Initiatives and Explanations of Appropriations Specified by Outcomes and Programs by Entity: Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio.

The 2017–18 Commonwealth Budget papers are...

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Supporting retirees in retirement income planning

Released: Monday, May 15, 2017

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This study examined how people respond to a new income plan for retirement, known as a Comprehensive Income Product for Retirement (CIPR). A CIPR is a composite retirement income product which is...

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Closing the Gap - Prime Minister's Report 2017

Released: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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​The Prime Minister has delivered the ninth annual report to Parliament on progress in Closing the Gap. The 2017 Closing the Gap Report shows that there have been mixed levels of success in...

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Event Report: Women in Cyber

Released: Monday, May 29, 2017

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Supported by the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security, the Office of the Cyber Security Special Adviser (the Office) hosted a Women in Cyber event...

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2017 Report

Released: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF) monitors progress in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes, health system performance and the broader...

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Commonwealth Machinery of Government in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

Released: Friday, June 16, 2017

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This paper is the first in a forthcoming series canvassing issues of importance to the practice of public administration in Commonwealth Aboriginal and Torres...

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Procedures for determining breaches of the APS Code of Conduct and the imposition of sanctions

Released: Monday, June 19, 2017

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Procedures for determining breaches of the APS Code of Conduct and the imposition of sanctions in accordance with section 15(3) of the Public Service Act 1999 (The Act).

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Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Released: Thursday, June 22, 2017

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The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (the Commission) is a global policy-making body that is dedicated to advancing gender equality and the rights of women and girls across the...

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COAG 2016 National Summit on Reducing Violence against women and their Children

Released: Thursday, June 29, 2017

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The COAG National Summit on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children was the first of its kind. It brought COAG together with practitioners, academia, survivors, business and civil...

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Going blind to see more clearly: unconscious bias in Australian Public Services shortlisting processes

Released: Friday, June 30, 2017

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This study assessed whether women and minorities are discriminated against in the early stages of the recruitment process for senior positions in the Australian Public Service (APS). It also...

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Regulating Indigenous Corporations - Final Report

Released: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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The Registrar of Indigenous Coprorations and the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) is charged with supporting better governance by approximately 2,800 corporations...

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Official Establishments – Guidelines for use

Released: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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It has been a long standing practice for the Prime Minister and his or her spouse to host or agree to the use of the Official Establishments for events and functions.

The Official...

Report of the 2017 Independent Intelligence Review

Released: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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The 2017 Independent Intelligence Review found that Australia’s intelligence agencies are highly capable and held in high regard by their international partner agencies. The Review also found that...

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Best Practice Regulation Report 2015-16

Released: Thursday, July 13, 2017

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The 2015-16 Best Practice Regulation Report is the independent assessment of compliance with Australian Government and Council of Australian Governments’ (COAG) best practice regulation...

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The Indigenous Business Factsheet

Released: Friday, July 21, 2017

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Enterprise Agreement 2017-2020

Released: Thursday, August 3, 2017

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Enterprise Agreement 2017-2020.

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Michelle Price, COO, Australian Cyber Security Growth Network

Released: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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Michelle Price is the Chief Operating Officer of the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network (ACSGN) and passionate about Australia’s cyber security sector enabling all Australian organisations...

Jacqui Loustau, founder of the Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN)

Released: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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Jacqui Loustau is passionate about security and collaborating with others to drive innovation and change in industry. Currently working on several initiatives to try and influence more talent from...

The Lodge Refurbishment Review

Released: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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The Lodge underwent an extensive refurbishment project between 2013 and 2015. Following the refurbishment, the Prime Minister initiated an independent expert review of the project. The Department...

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Women in Cyber Security Literature Review

Released: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) has conducted exploratory research into women’s low representation in the cyber security industry, and found that marketing, role models,...

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Information about the Data Integration Partnership for Australia

Released: Wednesday, August 30, 2017

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An overview of the Data Integration Partnership for Australia.

The Data Integration Partnership for Australia (DIPA) is an investment to maximise the use...

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Data Integration Case Studies

Released: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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Case studies that demonstrate the uses and value of data integration.

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Corporate Plan 2017-21

Released: Thursday, August 31, 2017

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The 2017–21 Corporate Plan for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has been developed and is designed to be the principal planning document for the Department as required under...

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Sandra Ragg, Head, Office of the Cyber Security Special Adviser

Released: Monday, September 4, 2017

Section:

Sandra Ragg leads on cyber security policy and strategy in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

As a key architect of ...

Economic development opportunities for Indigenous Australians & the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Released: Thursday, August 10, 2017

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The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet engaged Inside Policy to facilitate and report on a workshop on economic development opportunities within the National Disability Insurance Scheme...

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Key Themes: Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council’s Workshop on the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Released: Thursday, August 10, 2017

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This report summarises the key discussion outcomes to emerge from the workshop to discuss Indigenous economic development opportunities and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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Tamsyn Harris, Head of Fraud Risk Strategy, ANZ

Released: Thursday, September 14, 2017

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Tamsyn has over 20 years international experience across Financial Crime, Cyber, Governance, Audit and Risk Management roles in public and private sector. Tamsyn currently works in a senior...

Final Report of the Referendum Council

Released: Friday, June 30, 2017

Section:

In 2010 Prime Minister the Hon Julia Gillard established the Expert Panel on the Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in the Constitution, co-chaired by Patrick Dodson and...