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Australia’s 2014 National Report to UN Women on Australia’s implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, August 2014
Office for Women
31st January 2019
Indigenous Student Success Program (ISSP) Post Implementation Review Outcomes
25th January 2019
During 2015 and 2016 the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet undertook extensive consultation and collaboration with the higher education sector including the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Consortium to develop reforms to supplementary assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students. As a consequence, the Indigenous Student Success Program (ISSP) commenced from 1 January 2017. The Commonwealth Government committed to undertake a...
2019 NAIDOC Grant Funding Round Application Kit
24th January 2019
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (the Department) invites eligible applicants to submit applications for NAIDOC grant funding under the Culture and Capability Program of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS). The NAIDOC grant funding round aims to support activities being held during NAIDOC Week 2019 (7-14 July) that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures, achievements and continuing contributions to our country and society. This application...
Sunsetting legislative instruments guidance note
4th January 2019
This guidance note provides information about The Australian Government Guide to Regulation requirements as they apply to sunsetting legislative instruments that have a regulatory impact on businesses, community organisations or individuals. From 1 April 2015, thousands of instruments began to sunset in the absence of any intervention under the Legislation Act 2003. Some of those instruments have significant impacts on businesses, community organisations or individuals. Under the...
Joint Venture Transition Model Clauses
3rd January 2019
These additional model clauses are to support transition arrangement for incorporated Indigenous Joint Ventures who require additional time to meet the new IPP requirements. These model clauses cover approach to market processes and contract clauses. From 1 January 2019, to have their contracts recognised under the IPP, incorporated Indigenous joint ventures must register with Supply Nation and be at least 50% Indigenous owned and demonstrate 50% Indigenous control of the joint venture....
Australia's next national action plan on women, peace and security
Office for Women
17th December 2018
Australia's first National Action Plan will end in 2019. The Office for Women is leading Australian Government efforts to design the next National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. On this page, you can learn more on what Australia is doing in this space and, importantly, how you can contribute to the design of the second National Action Plan.
Terms of Reference: Review into integration, employment and settlement outcomes for refugees and humanitarian entrants
14th December 2018
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 how to better support refugees and humanitarian entrants to make valuable contributions to our social fabric and our economy.
Final Independent Review of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018
Office for Women
12th December 2018
Aboriginal Land Commissioner's Annual Report 2017-2018
7th December 2018
This report is furnished to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (the Minister) pursuant to s 61(1) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (the Act) which provides that each Aboriginal Land Commissioner shall, as soon as practicable after 30 June in each year, prepare and furnish to the Minister a report of his or her operations during the year that ended on that date.