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Busting congestion and supporting investment and jobs - The Government’s Deregulation Agenda
26th November 2019
In July 2019, the Prime Minister tasked the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Hon Ben Morton MP, with revitalising the Government’s deregulation agenda. This report card outlines the Government’s deregulation agenda and progress to date. Update: Please note the Report Card was updated on 26 November 2019. It now also highlights changes to the Government’s regulatory impact analysis settings, which will require government agencies to better justify the case for...
Indigenous Procurement Strategy
22nd October 2019
The primary purpose of the Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) is to stimulate Indigenous entrepreneurship and business development, providing Indigenous Australians with more opportunities to participate in the economy. Key elements of the IPP include: A portfolio based target for the number of contracts awarded to Indigenous enterprises; A portfolio based target for the total value of contracts awarded to Indigenous enterprises; a mandatory set-aside to...
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.
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.