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Draft legislation programme - House of Representatives
11th October 2019
2019 Spring Sittings of Parliament: Week 3 (14 to 17 October)
Draft legislation program - Senate
9th October 2019
2019 Spring Sitting of Parliament: Week 3 (14 - 17 October)
Cabinet Handbook - 13th edition
8th October 2019
The Cabinet Handbook 13th edition is designed to ensure that the Cabinet observes conventions and principles and fulfils its central purpose of informed decision-making.
National Soils Advocate - Terms of Reference
4th October 2019
On 18 July 2019, the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, announced the re-appointment of the National Soils Advocate, Major General the Hon Michael Jeffery AC AO (Mil) CVO MC (Retd), to provide advice on the Government’s national objective to protect, restore and maintain the health of the Australian agricultural landscape, and to guarantee a food secure nation and sustainable farming communities.
Finalising and publishing a Regulation Impact Statement
23rd September 2019
Transparency is one of the main purposes of regulatory impact analysis. The publication of RISs and information about their adequacy is critical to transparency. This guidance note aims to provide more detailed information on meeting the publication requirements of the RIS process.
Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2018-19 Financial Year
9th September 2019
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 of $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) and which: have not been fully performed as at 30 June 2019, or which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 30 June 2019. Some of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the...
Australian Data and Digital Council Communiqué - 06 September 2019
6th September 2019
The Australian Data and Digital Council met in Brisbane on Friday 6 September 2019, where the Commonwealth, State and Territory Ministers considered a range of data collaboration projects and digital transformation priorities underway nationally to improve services to the Australian public.
2019 Report on Unproclaimed Legislation
28th August 2019
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.