Reports and Publications

Report of the Interdepartmental Committee on Intercountry Adoption

Released: Monday, April 7, 2014 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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

Released: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 00:00

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

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Gender pay gap in VET graduates - a review

Released: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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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Official Establishments Trust Annual Report 2010-11

Released: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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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Portfolio Budget Statements 2014 - 2015

Released: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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

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

Released: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 00:00

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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: Friday, December 10, 2021 - 00:00

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

Note: The advice in this document is identical in...

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Legislation Handbook

Released: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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

The...

Statement of Ministerial Standards

Released: Saturday, April 9, 2022 - 00:00

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The Australian people deserve a Government that will act with integrity and in the best interests of the people they serve.

Serving the Australian people as Ministers and Assistant...

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Commonwealth Coat of Arms Information and Guidelines

Released: Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:00

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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

Released: Friday, October 14, 2022 - 00:00

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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 PGPA Act entities and companies) and this...

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

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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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Streamlining the subclass 457 visa programme

Released: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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

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PM&C Portfolio Annual Deregulation Report 2014

Released: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 00:00

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

Released: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 00:00

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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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Fact Sheet - Preparing for a new global climate agreement

Released: Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 00:00

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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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Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Released: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 00:00

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On Wednesday 24 June 2015, the Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the  59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women was launched by...

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Administrative Arrangements Order - 9 July 2015

Released: Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 00:00

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

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Fact Sheet - Actions Australia is taking

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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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Fact Sheet - Australia’s 2030 climate change target

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 00:00

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

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Fact Sheet - How we work with other countries

Released: Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 00:00

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

Australia works with...

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UNFCCC Taskforce - Review Report

Released: Friday, August 21, 2015 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2014-15

Released: Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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

Released: Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 00:00

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

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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 - 00:00

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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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Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce

Released: Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 00:00

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This is the Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce.

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

Released: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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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Cabinet Handbook - 15th edition

Released: Friday, November 25, 2022 - 12:00

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The Prime Minister and Cabinet Secretary have released the latest edition of the Cabinet Handbook. The Cabinet Handbook sets out the structure, practices and processes of the Government’s Cabinet...

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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 - 00:00

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

Released: Friday, April 8, 2016 - 00:00

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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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Portfolio Budget Statements 2016 - 2017

Released: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 00:00

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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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Communicating with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Audiences

Released: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 00:00

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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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Administrative Arrangements Order - amendment made February 2016

Released: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 00:00

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Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order.

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Administrative Arrangements Order made on 21 September 2015

Released: Monday, September 21, 2015 - 00:00

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

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Draft legislation program - Senate

Released: Monday, November 28, 2022 - 02:00

Section:

2022 Spring Sitting of Parliament: Week 7 (28 November - 1 December 2022)

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Renamed departments

Released: Monday, September 21, 2015 - 00:00

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

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Letters Patent Regulations

Released: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 00:00

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Amendment of the National Police Service Medal regulations 2010. 

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Wearing Awards

Released: Friday, June 24, 2016 - 00:00

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Imperial medals

Released: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 00:00

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

Post-nominals

Released: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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There are 58 awards in the Australian honours system. The best known of these are the awards in the Order of Australia.

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Australian Honours promotional posters

Released: Monday, June 27, 2016 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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

 

Designing and making awards

Released:

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:

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

Ministry List

Released: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 12:30

Section:

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Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 19 July 2016

Released: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 00:00

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Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order

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Honours timeline

Released: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 00:00

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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 Collection Notice

Released: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 00:00

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

Australian National Flag fun facts

Released: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 00:00

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Some interesting questions and answers about the Australian National Flag.

Data skills and capability in the Australian Public Service

Released: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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....

Corporate Plan 2016-20

Released: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 00:00

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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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2016 Report on Unproclaimed Legislation

Released: Monday, August 1, 2016 - 00:00

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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 - 00:00

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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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Review of the National Women’s Alliances Operating Framework

Released: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 00:00

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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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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 - 00:00

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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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Messaging: encouraging nominations for the Order of Australia.

Released: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 00:00

Section:

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.

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 - 00:00

Section:

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

Released: Friday, February 3, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

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...

Public Interest Disclosure Procedure

Released: Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 00:00

Section:

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

Contact authorised officers by:
Email:...

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National Women's Alliance Guidelines 2017

Released: Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

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

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Administrative Arrangements Order - amendment made 13 April 2017

Released: Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order

The full Administrative Arrangements Order on 1 September 2016 is available.

Other...

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Gender Equality Action Plan

Released: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

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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Portfolio Budget Statements 2017 - 2018

Released: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

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

Released: Monday, June 19, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

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 - 00:00

Section:

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 - 00:00

Section:

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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Official Establishments – Guidelines for use

Released: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

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 - 00:00

Section:

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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Prime Minister’s Official Residences Donor Policy

Released: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

This policy is designed to provide a standard approach for the consideration, acceptance and recognition of donations private donors can make for the Prime Minister’s Official Residences.

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The Lodge Refurbishment Review

Released: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

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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Corporate Plan 2017-21

Released: Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

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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Religious Freedom Review Terms of Reference

Released: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 00:00

Section:

Expert Panel to examine religious freedom protection in Australia Terms of Reference (ToR).

Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2016-17

Released: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 00:00

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 gender...

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Australian Government’s priorities for CSW62

Released: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 11:00

Section:

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Review of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s security procedures, practices and culture - Terms of Reference

Released: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:45

Section:

The ‘Terms of Reference’ for the review into the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s (PM&C’s) security procedures, practices and culture. 

Nominate a Woman

Released: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 15:15

Section:

Around 36% of recipients of awards in the Order of Australia are women. Together we can do better.

Please take the time to...

Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2017 Calendar Year

Released: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 13:00

Section:

2017 Calendar Year

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide for...

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Open letter to the Australian Public Service - May 2018

Released: Friday, May 4, 2018 - 13:00

Section:

Dear colleagues

As the 20 members of the Secretaries Board, we are proud to lead a workforce that strives for excellence and cares about delivering for all Australians.

We work in a...

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2018 - 2019

Released: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 20:00

Section:

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

The...

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2018-19 Budget: Women’s health and wellbeing

Released: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 20:45

Section:

Budget 2018-19 meaures guaranteeing the essential services that Australian's rely on, with health care that supports women at every stage of life.

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2018-19 Budget: Improving the lives of Australian women

Released: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 20:45

Section:

Budget 2018-19 announcement from Minister O'Dwyer, detailing a range of initiatives focussed on improving the lives of Australian women.

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2018-19 Budget: Women's economic capability and leadership

Released: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 20:00

Section:

Budget 2018-19 meaures to ensure all women have access to greater economic opportunities, providing them with the security to make meaningful choices at every stage of their lives.

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2018-19 Budget: Women’s safety and welfare

Released: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 20:15

Section:

Budget 2018-19 meaures committing to keep women safe at every stage of life, with new funding for critical services for women affected by violence, and online safety initiatives to ensure women...

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Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 10 May 2018

Released: Friday, May 11, 2018 - 09:00

Section:

Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order

The full Administrative...

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Ministerial International Travel Guidelines

Released: Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 09:15

Section:

Ministers (including Parliamentary Secretaries or Assistant Ministers) may need to travel overseas for a variety of reasons, eg, to undertake negotiations and discussions with overseas...

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Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality - Case Studies

Released: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:15

Section:

The Office for Women sought case studies to showcase Australia’s collective efforts in implementing Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality. These case studies highlight the work being...

Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 62nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Released: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 13:30

Section:

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 enhancing the rights of women and girls...

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Review of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Security Procedures, Practices and Culture

Released: Friday, July 13, 2018 - 09:30

Section:

At 12 noon on Wednesday 31 January, the ABC published a webpage called "The Cabinet Files". The webpage referenced a series of classified Commonwealth documents provided to the ABC by a third...

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Government response to A Husband is not a Retirement Plan: Achieving Economic Security for Women in Retirement

Released: Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 17:45

Section:

On 16 August 2018, the Australian Government tabled its response to the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry report A Husband is not a Retirement Plan: Achieving Economic Security for...

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Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2017-18 Financial year

Released: Friday, August 24, 2018 - 15:30

Section:

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide for a consideration to the value...

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Corporate Plan 2018-2022

Released: Friday, August 31, 2018 - 16:00

Section:

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Corporate Plan is a living document that shapes the direction for our organisation over the next four years.

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National Apology to Australia's Indigenous Peoples - commemorative manuscript

Released: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 - 17:30

Section:

On 13 February 2008, the Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, delivered a formal apology to Australia’s Indigenous peoples, in particular the Stolen Generations.

On behalf of the...

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2018 Report on Unproclaimed Legislation

Released: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 17:15

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 2018....
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Coordinator-General for Drought, Major General Stephen Day – biography

Released: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 13:30

Section:

Biography of the Coordinator-General for Drought, Major General Stephen Day.

 

Terms of Reference: Coordinator-General for Drought

Released: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 13:30

Section:

The Terms of Reference for the Coordinator-General for Drought and the supporting Joint Agency Drought Taskforce

Coordinator General for Drought in the Media

Released: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 13:30

Section:

Read the latest Media items about the Coordinator General for Drought

October 2018

...

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2017-18

Released: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 09:00

Section:

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 2017 - 18 Annual Report

Full HTML Annual Report 2017-18...

Australian Government response to the Joint Committee on Publications report

Released: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 17:30

Section:

Inquiry into the printing standards for documents presented to Parliament.

The ...

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2017-18

Released: Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 11:00

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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Greater Choice for Australian Women - Women's Economic Security Statement 2018

Released: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:00

Section:

The inaugural Women’s Economic Security Statement, builds upon the Australian Government’s strong progress in supporting women’s economic security, with a focus on three key pillars:

  • ...
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Towards 2025 An Australian Government Strategy to Boost Women’s Workforce Participation Implementation Plan 2017-18

Released: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 14:45

Section:

The inaugural 2017–18 Implementation Plan supports the rollout of Towards 2025: An Australian Government strategy to boost women’s workforce participation (the Strategy).

The Strategy lays...

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Towards 2025 An Australian Government strategy to boost women’s workforce participation

Released: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 15:00

Section:

Women’s workforce participation — an economic priority

Increasing women’s workforce participation leads to better living standards for individuals and families, improves...

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Assistance for individuals, families, farms and communities in drought regions

Released: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 - 17:45

Section:

Australian Government support and national services

Individuals, families, farms and rural and regional communities can access a range of services and support to help them...

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Terms of Reference - Expert review of Australia’s vocational education and training system

Released: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 13:45

Section:

The Review will focus on how the Australian Government’s investment in VET could be more effective to provide Australians with the skills they need to be successful throughout their working life....

Biography - The Hon Steven Joyce

Released: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 14:00

Section:

Steven Joyce, the former New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, will lead the Review. Mr Joyce was the architect of significant reforms to the apprenticeship and...

Terms of Reference: Review into integration, employment and settlement outcomes for refugees and humanitarian entrants

Released: Friday, December 14, 2018 - 14:00

Section:

Refugees and humanitarian entrants have always played an important role in enriching the Australian community and building our strong economy. The review will provide advice to the Government on...

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Beijing+20 National Review Report

Released: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 12:00

Section:

The 2014 national review report on Australia's implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

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National Principles for Child Safe Organisations poster

Released: Monday, February 18, 2019 - 12:15

Section:

Download and print the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations poster.

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Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2018 Calendar Year

Released: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 13:45

Section:

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide for a consideration to the value...

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North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency - The Hon Shane Stone AC QC

Released: Friday, March 1, 2019 - 17:30

Section:

Shane Stone’s appointment as head of the North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency further builds on a life dedicated to public service.

The former Chief Minister of the Northern...

Advisory Board to the North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency

Released: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 16:00

Section:

The Advisory Board will support Shane Stone AC QC and the North Queensland Livestock Recovery Agency (NQLIRA) with the recovery of the northern livestock industry. The Board comprises members with...

Planning for Australia's Future Population

Released: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 11:45

Section:

Australia’s population story is one of strong growth. Each state and city and region has its own population story and these have varied over time. In general,
growth has been strongest in...

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Strengthening Skills: Expert Review of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training System

Released: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 17:15

Section:

On 28 November 2018, the Prime Minister announced an independent review of Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector to examine ways to deliver skilled workers for a stronger...

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2019 - 2020

Released: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 20:00

Section:

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

The 2019–20 Commonwealth Budget papers are...

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Administrative Arrangements Order on 4 April 2019

Released: Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 15:45

Section:

Administrative Arrangements Order (AAOs) formally allocate executive responsibility among ministers. They set out which matters and legislation are administered by which department or portfolio....

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Beijing+25 National Review Report

Released: Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:00

Section:

The 2019 national review report on Australia's implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

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Administrative Arrangements Order – 29 May 2019

Released: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 13:15

Section:

Administrative Arrangements Order (AAOs) formally allocate executive responsibility among ministers. They set out which matters and legislation are administered by which department or portfolio....

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Tabling Guidelines

Released: Monday, October 10, 2022 - 16:00

Section:

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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Report of the Australian Taskforce to combat terrorist and extreme violent material online

Released: Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 18:15

Section:

The terrorist attacks that took place in Christchurch on 15 March 2019 shocked the world. Citizens and governments alike questioned how the mass murder of 51 men, women and children could take...

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Federal Executive Council Handbook 2021

Released: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 14:00

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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Social Impact Investing Taskforce Terms of Reference

Released: Monday, September 2, 2019 - 10:00

Section:

Complaint Handling Guide: Upholding the rights of children and young people

Released: Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:30

Section:

Volume 7 of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Final Report, Improving institutional responding and reporting, identified flaws in how some...

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Administrative Arrangements Order – amendments made 08 August 2019

Released: Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 16:45

Section:

Administrative Arrangements Order (AAOs) formally allocate executive responsibility among ministers. They set out which matters and legislation are administered by which department or portfolio....

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Implementation of the ‘Smith Review’ and progress in strengthening protective security procedures, practices and culture: 12 month follow-up review

Released: Monday, August 19, 2019 - 15:30

Section:

12 months after the initial Smith Review into the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Security Procedures, Practices and Cultures, the follow-up independent review (‘The Vardos Review...

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2019 Report on Unproclaimed Legislation

Released: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 16:15

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 2019.

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Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2018-19 Financial Year

Released: Monday, September 9, 2019 - 15:00

Section:

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide for a consideration to the value...

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Planning for Australia's Future Population

Released: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 11:15

Section:

Australia’s population story is one of strong growth. Each state and city and region has its own population story and these have varied over time. In general,
growth has been strongest in...

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2018-19

Released: Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 15:30

Section:

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 2018 - 19 Annual Report

Full HTML Annual Report 2018-19...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Procurement Strategy

Released: Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 10:00

Section:

The primary purpose of the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) is to stimulate Indigenous entrepreneurship...

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2020 Parliamentary Sittings

Released: Monday, August 24, 2020 - 16:30

Section:

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Corporate Plan 2019-2023

Released: Friday, November 29, 2019 - 10:00

Section:

This Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s (PM&C) Corporate Plan for 2019–20 to 2022–23, sets out how we intend to deliver on our responsibilities, and addresses our operating...

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Delivering for Australians

Released: Friday, December 13, 2019 - 08:30

Section:

A world-class Australian Public Service: The Government’s APS reform agenda

‘Delivering for Australians’ is part of our commitment to build the APS’s capability and workforce to...

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Independent Review of the Australian Public Service

Released: Friday, December 13, 2019 - 08:30

Section:

Our Public Service, Our future.

This review is about our public service and how it can unite to serve all Australians: Our APS, Our Future.

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Open letter to the Australian Public Service - December 2019

Released: Friday, December 13, 2019 - 10:00

Section:

Friday, 13 December 2019

Dear colleagues

The Prime Minister today released the final report of the Independent Review of the Australian Public Service (APS) and the...

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Social Impact Investing Taskforce - Interim Report

Released: Friday, January 31, 2020 - 17:15

Section:

Executive Summary

The interim report summarises the Taskforce’s findings to date—and includes three initiatives recommended for immediate implementation. A final report will be submitted...

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2018-19

Released: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:15

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 gender...

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Legislation Proposed for Introduction in the 2020 Autumn Sittings

Released: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 10:30

Section:

Bills marked * are proposed for introduction and passage in the Autumn sittings.

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Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2019 Calendar Year

Released: Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:30

Section:

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts (as amended 14 May 2015), the following table sets out contracts entered into by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide...

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Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - March 2020

Released: Friday, March 20, 2020 - 11:15

Section:

Friday, 20 March 2020

Dear colleagues

We are writing to say thank you.

Thank you for all you are doing in these testing times and for all that you do every...

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Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - April 2020

Released: Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 10:15

Section:

Thursday, 9 April 2020

Dear colleagues

Since we wrote to you three weeks ago, our world has changed. So has our work.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has...

Connecting Us Edition 1, 14 April 2020

Released: Friday, April 17, 2020 - 10:15

Section:

Welcome to the first edition of Connecting Us! Operating on the ‘one APS’ principle, the COO Committee looks forward to sharing the progress and outcomes of...

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Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - May 2020

Released: Friday, May 1, 2020 - 15:45

Section:

Friday, l May 2020

Dear colleagues

We are writing to say thank you for all your hard work during these challenging times. and to draw your attention...

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Connecting Us Edition 2, 7 May 2020

Released: Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:15

Section:

The second edition of Connecting Us is out!

Find out what’s been happening at Questacon while their doors are closed, how payments are being accelerated to Australian suppliers and new ways...

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Connecting Us Edition 3, 21 May 2020

Released: Friday, May 22, 2020 - 12:15

Section:

The third edition of Connecting Us now available.

Read about how we are staying connected, adjusting to different ways of working, and preparing for transition back into the office...

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Connecting Us Edition 4, 12 June 2020

Released: Friday, June 12, 2020 - 10:45

Section:

The fourth edition of Connecting Us now available

In this edition we hear about how innovation and commitment has seen teams across the service embrace new ways to collaborate,...

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Vocational Education and Training Review - Research Report

Released: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 14:30

Section:

To capture the views of students, a Research Report was conducted by Qualtrics on behalf of the Review.

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Connecting Us Edition 5, 1 July 2020

Released: Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 11:45

Section:

The fifth edition of Connecting Us now available.

In this edition we celebrate delivering differently with the start of Innovation Month. We’ve got tips on how to prepare well for...

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Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan July 2021–June 2023

Released: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 10:15

Section:

The Innovate RAP July 2021–June 2023 allows PM&C to gain a deeper understanding of its sphere of influence, working with staff and stakeholders...

Connecting Us Edition 6, 23 July 2020

Released: Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 16:45

Section:

In this edition, we celebrate Innovation Month and look at how the APS is delivering differently to help Australians through the pandemic. We also hear from some of the finalists of the 2020...

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Heads of Agreement for Skills Reform

Released: Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 09:00

Section:

All jurisdictions have signed a Heads of Agreement for Skills Reform.

The Agreement sets out immediate reforms to improve the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector and an approach...

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Connecting Us Edition 7, August 2020

Released: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 15:45

Section:

This edition of Connecting Us showcases the work of the APS across Australia and around the world. In a Connecting Us first, the edition includes a short podcast interview with Antarctic...

Senate Order on Entity Contracts 2019-20 Financial Year PM&C

Released: Monday, August 24, 2020 - 12:30

Section:

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts, the following table sets out contracts entered into by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C), which provide for a consideration...

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Corporate Plan 2020-2024

Released: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 10:15

Section:

This Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s (PM&C) , sets out how we intend to deliver on our responsibilities, and addresses our operating environment, our people and capability, our...

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Connecting Us Edition 8, 8 September 2020

Released: Monday, September 7, 2020 - 09:30

Section:

Connecting Us is a newsletter sponsored by the COO Committee for all APS staff, sharing stories of your successes and highlighting useful resources.

In this edition:

    ...

Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - September 2020

Released: Friday, September 4, 2020 - 09:15

Section:

Friday, 4 September 2020

Dear colleagues

We are writing to thank you for your continued commitment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian Public Service (APS) continues to work...

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2019-20

Released: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 13:00

Section:

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

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Connecting Us Edition 9, 24 September 2020

Released: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 10:45

Section:

Portfolio Budget Statements 2020 - 2021

Released: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 14:30

Section:

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

The 2020–21 Commonwealth Budget papers are...

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Australian Government Crisis Management Framework (AGCMF)

Released: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 19:15

Section:

Version 3.2 of the Australian Government Crisis Management Framework (AGCMF) replaces AGCMF (Version 3.1) and reflects updated administrative arrangements including the establishment of the...

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Connecting Us Edition 10, 15 October 2020

Released: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:15

Section:

Connecting Us is a newsletter sponsored by the COO Committee for all APS staff, sharing stories of your successes and highlighting useful resources. We’d love to hear from you, email us...

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2019-20

Released: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 15:30

Section:

Connecting Us Edition 11, 5 November 2020

Released: Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 13:45

Section:

Connecting Us is a newsletter sponsored by the COO Committee for all APS staff, sharing stories of your successes and highlighting useful resources. We’d love to hear from you, email us...

A national approach to national disasters

Released: Friday, November 13, 2020 - 16:00

Section:

Government Response to the Final Report of the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements

On 13 November 2020 the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison,...

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Connecting Us Edition 12, 26 November 2020

Released: Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 15:45

Section:

Connecting Us is a newsletter sponsored by the COO Committee for all APS staff, sharing stories of your successes and highlighting useful resources. We’d love to hear from you, email us...

Parliamentary Sittings

Released: Wednesday, November 23, 2022 - 12:15

Section:

2022 Parliamentary Sittings 

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National Federation Reform Council - Indigenous Affairs Taskforce - Terms of Reference

Released: Friday, December 11, 2020 - 14:45

Section:

On 29 May 2020, the Prime Minister announced that National Cabinet agreed to establish the National Federation Reform Council (NFRC) and a NFRC Taskforce on Indigenous Affairs.

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National Federation Reform Council - Veterans' Wellbeing Taskforce - Terms of Reference

Released: Friday, December 11, 2020 - 15:00

Section:

On 29 May 2020, National Cabinet established the National Federation Reform Council (NFRC). On 23 October 2020 National Cabinet established an NFRC Taskforce on Veterans’ Wellbeing.

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National Federation Reform Council - Women's Safety Taskforce - Terms of Reference

Released: Friday, December 11, 2020 - 15:15

Section:

On 29 May 2020, the Prime Minister announced that National Cabinet agreed to establish the National Federation Reform Council (NFRC) and a NFRC Taskforce on Women’s Safety.

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Connecting Us Edition 13, 17 December 2020

Released: Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 10:00

Section:

Connecting Us is a newsletter sponsored by the COO Committee for all APS staff, sharing stories of your successes and highlighting useful resources. We’d love to hear from you, email us...

Protecting and promoting critical technologies

Released: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 16:00

Section:

Critical technologies are current and emerging technologies with the capacity to significantly enhance, or pose risk to, our national interests (economic prosperity, social cohesion and/or...

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Connecting Us Edition 14, January - February 2021

Released: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 14:00

Section:

Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2020 Calendar Year

Released: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 10:45

Section:

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts (as amended 14 May 2015), the following table sets out contracts entered into by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide...

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Connecting Us Edition 15, February - March 2021

Released: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00

Section:

Critical Technologies Discussion Paper: Health

Released: Friday, March 12, 2021 - 13:30

Section:

The Australian Government, through the Critical Technologies Policy Coordination Office (CTPCO), is working with a broad range of stakeholders in key sectors to...

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Critical Technologies Discussion Paper: Agriculture

Released: Friday, March 12, 2021 - 13:45

Section:

The Australian Government, through the Critical Technologies Policy Coordination Office (CTPCO), is working with a broad range of stakeholders in key sectors to...

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2018 COAG National Summit on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children

Released: Friday, September 28, 2018 - 13:45

Section:

The 2018 Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Summit on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children (the Summit) was held on 2-3 October 2018 in Adelaide.

The Summit was...

Statement from delegates at the COAG Summit on Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children (2-3 October 2018)

Released: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 14:00

Section:

On 2 and 3 October 2018, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Summit on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children was held in Adelaide. Over a hundred experts, Ministers and...

COAG Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children

Released: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 14:30

Section:

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to take urgent collective action to reduce violence against women and their children.

On 1 April 2016, the COAG Advisory Panel on...

Administrative Arrangements Order made on 23 June 2022

Released: Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 09:30

Section:

Administrative Arrangements Order (AAOs) formally allocate executive responsibility among ministers. They set out which matters and legislation are administered by which department or portfolio....

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2021 - 2022

Released: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 20:30

Section:

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

The 2021–22 Commonwealth Budget papers are...

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Preventing the financial abuse of women Literature and Desktop Review

Released: Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 14:15

Section:

This document presents a review of the literature relating to existing approaches to addressing financial abuse of women. It explores how the issue of financial abuse is defined and discussed,...

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Review of the Parliamentary Workplace: Responding to Serious Incidents

Released: Monday, July 26, 2021 - 09:00

Section:

On 16 February 2021, the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, tasked a review of the procedures and processes involved in identifying, reporting and responding to serious incidents that...

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Welcome and opening address. The Hon. Penny Wensley AC, National Soils Advocate

Released: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 21:30

Section:

...

Part 1a: The science behind SOC. Dr Liz Clarke, CEO, Soils for Life

Released: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 21:30

Section:

...

Part 1c: The science behind SOC. Professor Dan Murphy, University of Western Australia

Released: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 21:30

Section:

...

Part 4a: Changing SOC. Dr Senani Karunaratne, CSIRO

Released: Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 21:30

Section:

...

Complaint Handling Policy

Released: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 12:30

Section:

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) provides high-quality and timely advice to the Prime Minister, the Cabinet and our portfolio ministers. We are accountable for the...

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Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Complaint Handling Policy

Released: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 15:30

Section:

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) must comply with the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (CPRs) when procuring goods and services.

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Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - July 2021

Released: Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 10:45

Section:

Thursday, 22 July 2021

Dear colleagues

We have passed the mid-point of the year, and COVID-19 continues to make its presence felt – causing significant disruption...

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Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - March 2021

Released: Monday, March 22, 2021 - 12:45

Section:

Dear colleagues

I still remember when we turned the Childcare Subsidy IT system off overnight. My heart skipped a beat. It really brought home to me what we do each day impacts millions...

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Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - December 2020

Released: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 13:15

Section:

Dear Colleagues

We are nearing the end of an extraordinary year. It has been tough and like all Australians, all APS workers have been directly or indirectly affected in some way by the...

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Critical Technologies Stakeholder Consultation Summary Report: Health and Agriculture Sectors

Released: Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 13:45

Section:

The Critical Technologies Policy Coordination Office (CTPCO) is working with a broad range of stakeholders across key sectors to understand the impact of current and emerging critical technologies...

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Senate Order on Entity Contracts 2020-21 Financial Year

Released: Monday, August 16, 2021 - 14:00

Section:

Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts (as amended 14 May 2015), the following table sets out contracts entered into by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide...

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Corporate Plan 2021-2025

Released: Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 18:15

Section:

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s (PM&C) Corporate Plan for 2021–2025

Our Corporate Plan sets out our agenda to help deliver on our mission – to...

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Australian Flags booklet

Released: Friday, July 15, 2022 - 10:00

Section:

The Australian Flags booklet is an educational resource and a source of general information about the history and proper use of the Australian National Flag and other flags of Australia for the...

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Australian National Anthem scores

Released: Friday, September 3, 2021 - 12:45

Section:

Arranged by Christopher Gordon and commissioned by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

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Australian National Anthem printable word sheet

Released: Friday, September 3, 2021 - 12:45

Section:

The Australian National Anthem identifies Australia at home and overseas and is used at official and public ceremonies and sporting and community events. From 1 January 2021, the second line of...

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Australian National Anthem recordings

Released: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 16:45

Section:

The Australian National Anthem was amended on 1 January 2021 by proclamation of the Governor-General His...

Citizen Experience Survey Methodological Report

Released: Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 08:45

Section:

Across the Australian Public Service (APS), various agencies conduct surveys to measure service delivery experience. These surveys deliver important insights into how Australians engage with...

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2020-21

Released: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 16:00

Section:

This report outlines the operations and performance of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet for the financial year ending 30 June 2021. It has been prepared in accordance with the...

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Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - October 2021

Released: Monday, October 25, 2021 - 17:45

Section:

Dear colleagues

Restrictions in states and territories are relaxing and we are emerging from lockdowns across much of the nation. This is a welcome change after a challenging 18 months....

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Annual Child Safety Statement 2021

Released: Friday, October 29, 2021 - 14:15

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First Nations Action Plan: Culture, Career, Capability

Released: Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 12:15

Section:

PM&C’s response to the Commonwealth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workforce Strategy 2020–24

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The Action Plan for Critical Technologies

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 14:00

Section:

The Action Plan for Critical Technologies demonstrates the Australian Government’s tangible actions to protect and promote critical technologies. A downloadable PDF version of the Action Plan for...

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Blueprint for Critical Technologies

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 14:30

Section:

The Australian Government’s framework for capitalising on critical technologies to drive a technologically-advanced, future-ready nation.

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About the List of Critical Technologies in the National Interest

Released: Friday, November 12, 2021 - 16:00

Section:

A resource for detailed information about the List of critical technologies in the national interest.

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List of critical technologies of initial focus

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 18:15

Section:

The 9 priority technology areas that were identified for initial focus are underpinned by 23 technologies included in the List of Critical Technologies in the National Interest. Technologies...

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List of critical technologies in the national interest

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 18:30

Section:

List of critical technologies in the national interest.

The technologies on this list are current and emerging technologies that have been identified as having a significant impact on our...

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Novel antibiotics and antivirals

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 18:30

Section:

A snapshot of how novel antibiotics and antivirals are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Vaccines and medical countermeasures

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 18:45

Section:

A snapshot of how vaccines and medical countermeasures are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Advanced optical communications

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 18:45

Section:

A snapshot of how advanced optical communications are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Advanced radiofrequency communications

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 19:00

Section:

A snapshot of how advanced radiofrequency communications are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Advanced data analytics

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 19:00

Section:

A snapshot of how advanced data analytics is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications;...

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AI algorithms and hardware accelerators

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:45

Section:

A snapshot of how AI algorithms and hardware accelerators are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Machine Learning

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:45

Section:

A snapshot of how machine learning is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia’s...

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Natural Language Processing

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:45

Section:

A snapshot of how natural language processing is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications;...

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Post-quantum cryptography

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:00

Section:

A snapshot of how post‐quantum cryptography is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications;...

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Quantum communications (incl. quantum key distribution)

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:00

Section:

A snapshot of how quantum communications (incl. quantum key distribution) are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning...

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Quantum sensors

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:00

Section:

A snapshot of how quantum sensors are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia’s...

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Genetic engineering

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:00

Section:

A snapshot of how genetic engineering is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia...

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Genome and genetic sequencing and analysis (Next Generation Sequencing)

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:15

Section:

A snapshot of how genome and genetic sequencing and analysis (Next Generation Sequencing) are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia;...

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Synthetic biology

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:15

Section:

A snapshot of how synthetic biology is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia’s...

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Advanced robotics

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:15

Section:

A snapshot of how advanced robotics are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia’...

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Autonomous systems operation technology

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:15

Section:

A snapshot of how autonomous systems operation technology is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Drones, swarming and collaborative robots

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:30

Section:

A snapshot of how drones, swarming and collaborative robots are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Advanced explosives and energetic materials

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:30

Section:

A snapshot of how advanced explosives and energetic materials are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences;...

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Critical minerals extraction and processing

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:30

Section:

A snapshot of how critical minerals extraction and processing is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Protective cyber security technologies

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:30

Section:

A snapshot of how protective cyber security technologies are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Biofuels

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:45

Section:

A snapshot of how biofuels are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia’s place...

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Hydrogen and ammonia for power

Released: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 11:45

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A snapshot of how hydrogen and ammonia for power are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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National Review of Quarantine

Released: Monday, November 15, 2021 - 14:30

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Australian Government Response to the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Report: Inquiry into Exemption of Delegated Legislation from Parliamentary Oversight: Interim Report

Released: Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 17:45

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On 18 November 2021, the Australian Government tabled its response to the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Report: Inquiry into Exemption of Delegated...

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2020-21

Released: Friday, December 3, 2021 - 09:00

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

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WGEA Review Report

Released: Friday, March 4, 2022 - 20:15

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Review of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012, December 2021

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Senate Order on Entity Contracts 2021 Calendar Year

Released: Monday, February 14, 2022 - 09:15

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Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts (as amended 14 May 2015), the following table sets out contracts entered into by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide...

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Release of the Prevention of Financial Abuse Workshop Summary Report

Released: Friday, February 25, 2022 - 10:30

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In July 2021, the Office for Women held a virtual workshop on the ‘Prevention of Financial Abuse’. The workshop was facilitated by Associate Professor Kate Fitz-Gibbon with support from Dr Jasmine...

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Government Response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security's Reviews of Administration and Expenditure: No. 18 (2018-2019) and No. 19 (2019-2020) - Australian Intelligence Agencies

Released: Friday, March 4, 2022 - 10:00

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On 3 March 2022, the Australian Government tabled its response to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s Reviews of Administration and Expenditure: No. 18 (2018-2019)...

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Portfolio Budget Statements 2022 - 2023

Released: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 20:15

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

The 2022–23 Commonwealth Budget papers are...

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Open Letter to the Australian Public Service - 30 March 2022

Released: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 14:00

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30 March 2022

Dear colleagues

Yesterday the Treasurer handed down the Federal Budget 2022-23. The focus for the APS was clear: We must support the Government to build on Australia’s...

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Advanced composite materials

Released: Friday, April 1, 2022 - 10:30

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A snapshot of how Advanced composite materials are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications...

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Electric batteries

Released: Friday, April 1, 2022 - 11:15

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A snapshot of how Electric batteries are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia...

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High performance computing

Released: Friday, April 1, 2022 - 12:45

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A snapshot of how High performance computing is relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications;...

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Inertial navigation systems

Released: Friday, April 1, 2022 - 14:30

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A snapshot of how Inertial navigation systems are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications;...

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Photovoltaics

Released: Friday, April 1, 2022 - 15:15

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A snapshot of how Photovoltaics are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia’s...

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Satellite positioning and navigation

Released: Friday, April 1, 2022 - 15:45

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A snapshot of how satellite positioning and navigation are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example...

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Supercapacitors

Released: Friday, April 1, 2022 - 16:15

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A snapshot of how supercapacitors are relevant to Australia, including: key Australian Government actions; example outcomes for Australia; underpinning sciences; example applications; Australia’s...

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Australia's National Symbols Posters

Released: Friday, September 2, 2022 - 13:45

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Australia’s national symbols posters are a series of educational posters that include information about all six of Australia’s national symbols, including the Australian National Flag, Australian...

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PDF icon Poster - Overview2.56 MB
PDF icon Poster - Australian flags2.75 MB
PDF icon Poster - Australian National Anthem2.53 MB
PDF icon Poster - Australian National Anthem Lyrics10.94 MB
PDF icon Poster - Australian National Flag3.22 MB
PDF icon Poster - Coat of Arms3.51 MB
PDF icon Poster - Golden Wattle2.49 MB
PDF icon Poster - National colours4.26 MB
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Children's Resources

Released: Friday, September 2, 2022 - 15:00

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Children’s Resources is a hub for interactive and educational content based on information about Australia’s national symbols. These learning resources are user friendly and are suitable for...

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Australian Symbols booklet

Released: Friday, September 2, 2022 - 11:00

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The Australian Symbols booklet is an educational resource and a source of general information which presents the official symbols and emblems of the Commonwealth, state and territories of...

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Code of Conduct for Ministers

Released: Friday, July 8, 2022 - 17:30

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Australians deserve good government.

The Albanese Government is committed to integrity, honesty and accountability and Ministers in my Government (including Assistant Ministers) will...

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Supporting Women’s Financial Safety

Released: Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 16:30

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The purpose of this guide is to support your organisation to build knowledge and awareness of financial abuse and develop industry best practice.

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Women's Economic Equality Data Snapshot, July 2022

Released: Friday, July 22, 2022 - 15:45

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The Women’s Economic Equality Data Snapshot, July 2022 is a data snapshot providing a point-in-time overview of key measures of women’s economic equality, including gender pay gap, workforce...

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Senate Order on Entity Contracts 2021-22 Financial Year

Released: Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 12:00

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Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts (as amended 14 May 2015), the following table sets out contracts entered into by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide...

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Administrative Arrangements Order made on 1 June 2022

Released: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 11:30

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Administrative Arrangements Order (AAOs) formally allocate executive responsibility among ministers. They set out which matters and legislation are administered by which department or portfolio....

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Corporate Plan 2022-2026

Released: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - 18:00

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The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s (PM&C) 2022–26 Corporate Plan

Our Corporate Plan sets out our agenda to help deliver on our mission – to improve the lives of...

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Ministerial Appointments and Departments of State

Released: Friday, September 2, 2022 - 10:45

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This document explains the Departments of State that Ministers have been appointed to administer since the commencement of the Albanese Government.

The document shows:

  1. The...
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Proclamation of King Charles the Third and continued use of The Great Seal of Australia

Released: Monday, September 12, 2022 - 12:15

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Proclamation of King Charles the Third

On 9 September 2022 (GMT +01:00) the Accession Council convened at St. James’s Palace, and gave orders proclaiming the new Sovereign of the United...

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Review of the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984

Released: Friday, October 7, 2022 - 14:45

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On 10 February 2022, the then Prime Minister commissioned the Review of the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984 (MoP(S) Act) (the Review) to be undertaken by the Department of the Prime...

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Administrative Arrangements Order made on 13 October 2022

Released: Friday, October 14, 2022 - 13:45

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Administrative Arrangements Orders (AAOs) formally allocate executive responsibility among ministers. They set out which matters and legislation are administered by which department or portfolio...

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Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2021-22

Released: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 09:30

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This report outlines the operations and performance of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet for the financial year ending 30 June 2022. It has been prepared in accordance with the...

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Portfolio Budget Statements October 2022 - 2023

Released: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 13:15

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

The 2022–23 Commonwealth Budget papers are...

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Trust in Australian public services: 2022 Annual Report

Released: Monday, November 14, 2022 - 17:00

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The Trust in Australian public services: Annual Report 2022 includes results of public satisfaction, trust and...

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Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2021-22

Released: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 15:15

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

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