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Gender Equality Action Plan
26th April 2017
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 experiences of those within Australia’s diverse population. The Australian Public Service Gender Equality Strategy (the Strategy) outlines the need for all Australian Government public service agencies to address gender inequality. The Strategy requires that agencies perform an honest...
The Community Development Programme Regions
18th April 2017
The CDP is delivered in 60 regions and more than 1,000 communities across Australia. These regions, dispersed across around 75 per cent of Australia’s land mass, are characterised by weak labour markets which make it difficult to find work or gain work experience and skills.
Administrative Arrangements Order - amendment made 13 April 2017
13th April 2017
Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order The full Administrative Arrangements Order on 1 September 2016 is available. Other amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order were made on 27 October 2016.
CSW61: Agreed Conclusions
Office for Women
30th March 2017
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has released the Agreed Conclusions of its 61st Session.
Aboriginal Land Commissioner Report for the year ended 30 June 2016
27th March 2017
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. During the year under review, the office of Aboriginal Land Commissioner was held by the Hon Justice JR...
Referendum Council - Terms of Reference
23rd March 2017
The Referendum Council (the Council) will advise the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition on progress and next steps towards a successful referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution, as set out in these terms of reference.
National Women's Alliance Guidelines 2017
Office for Women
16th March 2017
The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines for the National Women's Alliance Grant Opportunity.
Public Interest Disclosure Procedure
14th March 2017
The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines on the procedures for making a public interest disclosure.
1st March 2017
2016 Calendar Year Pursuant to the Senate Order on non-corporate Commonwealth entity contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Department of the Prime Minister and 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 31 December 2016, or which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2016. Some of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of...
Regulatory burden measurement framework guidance note
27th February 2017
A key principle for Australian Government policy makers in The Australian Government Guide to Regulation is that the cost burden of new regulation must be fully offset by reductions in existing regulatory burden. All regulatory costs, whether arising from new regulations or changes to existing regulation, must be quantified using the Regulatory Burden Measurement framework. The framework must also be used for quantifying offsetting regulatory savings, where applicable. This guidance note...