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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...
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.