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Procedures for determining breaches of the APS Code of Conduct and the imposition of sanctions
19th June 2017
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).
Commonwealth Machinery of Government in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
16th June 2017
This paper is the first in a forthcoming series canvassing issues of importance to the practice of public administration in Commonwealth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and is concerned with the structure and function of Indigenous Affairs. Future papers will concentrate on issues including policy and practice and justice, leadership and ethics. The series is intended to promote discussion and contribute to long term thinking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-...
Information about the ABA Beneficial Grant Funding Round August 2017
5th June 2017
The ABA beneficial grant funding is broad in scope and flexible enough to fund a wide range of activities, with a focus on action to achieve clear and measurable benefits for Aboriginal people living in the Northern Territory.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2017 Report
30th May 2017
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF) monitors progress in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes, health system performance and the broader determinants of health. Beginning in 2006, this is the sixth report in this series. The health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is improving for a number of measures, although there remain many areas where further concerted effort will be needed to achieve improvements in health outcomes...
Event Report: Women in Cyber
29th May 2017
Supported by the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security, the Office of the Cyber Security Special Adviser (the Office) hosted a Women in Cyber event on 8 March, International Women’s Day, in association with Cisco Live in Melbourne. The event was co-hosted by the Office and Cisco, sponsored by Australian Computer Society, Australian Cyber Security Growth Network, ISACA, and (ISC)² and with support from Australian Information Industry Association, Australian Information...
Supporting retirees in retirement income planning
15th May 2017
This study examined how people respond to a new income plan for retirement, known as a Comprehensive Income Product for Retirement (CIPR). A CIPR is a composite retirement income product which is intended to provide a balance of income, risk management (for example, longevity risk management) and flexibility to retirees. In response to a Financial System Inquiry1 recommendation, the Government has agreed to facilitate superannuation trustees pre-selecting a CIPR for their...
Cabinet Handbook - 10th edition
10th May 2017
The Cabinet Handbook 10th edition is designed to ensure that the Cabinet observes conventions and principles and fulfils its central purpose of informed decision-making.
Portfolio Budget Statements 2017 - 2018
9th May 2017
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 available on the Budget 2017 website. Additional information Table 1.1 of the Portfolio Budget Statements includes appropriations sought for payment to the States, ACT, NT and local governments in Appropriation Bill No.2 2017-18. Outcome 2 – Program 2.2 Children and Schooling includes the National Partnership on...
Draft Consultation Paper: Indigenous Business Sector Strategy - Supercharging Indigenous Business Start-up and Growth
3rd May 2017
The draft Strategy outlines a suite of proposed new initiatives to support a vibrant and thriving Indigenous business sector across Australia. It builds on the success of the Indigenous Procurement Policy to put Indigenous business at the forefront of the Australian economy.
2016 Progress Report - Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018
Office for Women
28th April 2017
The Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012–2018 (National Action Plan) is a whole of government policy to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) and related Security Council resolutions that comprise the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The National Action Plan sets out actions Australia will undertake to: integrate a gender perspective into peace and security efforts; protect women’s and girls’ human rights, especially in relation to...