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Corporate Plan 2017-21
31st August 2017
The 2017–21 Corporate Plan for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has been developed and is designed to be the principal planning document for the Department as required under paragraph 35(1)(b) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. This Corporate Plan,...
Policy Guide 3 - The United Nations Standard Product and Services Codes (UNSPSC) for MMR
30th January 2018
The United Nations Standard Product and Services Codes (UNSPSC) is used by portfolios to decide whether a contract must meet mandatory minimum requirements (MMR) under the IPP.
Indigenous Procurement Strategy
19th January 2018
The Australian Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) stimulates Indigenous entrepreneurship and business development, providing Indigenous Australians with more opportunities to participate in the economy and access government procurement contracts. The policy has three key components: an Australian Government target for purchasing from Indigenous enterprises; a mandatory set-aside to direct some Australian Government contracts to Indigenous enterprises; and a minimum...
BETA Academic Directory
2nd January 2018
BETA is committed to fostering links between the Australian Public Service and the behavioural economics research community, here and overseas. With the growing interest and demand for behavioural science, there are many opportunities to better connect the public service with academia. BETA is undertaking a range of activities to contribute to fostering better connection, creation and translation of behavioural economics research to policy. This Directory forms one part of our engagement...
Study Away Review
22nd December 2017
The Study Away Review examines the issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students who study away from home – in the 2015 calendar year there were more than 5,700 such students. The level of investment in Indigenous education is at record levels. It is important we use and manage this investment to maximise the benefits for Indigenous students. This report outlines a number of areas where we need greater cooperation between governments, services and schools to...
Stronger Communities for Children Evaluation Report
21st December 2017
This evaluation examines the progress of the Stronger Communities for Children (SCfC) program and tests the underlying assumptions about design and delivery of SCfC by comparing expectations set out in program theories with evidence and observations about progress to date.
Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 20 December 2017
20th December 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, 13 April 2017 and 30 November 2017.
Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2016-17
Office for Women
18th December 2017
The Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report is prepared annually by the Australian Government Office for Women, and reports on the Government’s performance against its gender diversity target.
Protocol on Indigenous Language Interpreting for Commonwealth Government Agencies
15th December 2017
The Protocol on Indigenous Interpreters for Commonwealth Government agencies (the Protocol) provides guidance to all agencies and their contracted service providers on policies and processes that are needed to promote engagement of Indigenous interpreters in policy and program development, engagement, consultation and service delivery.
Religious Freedom Review Terms of Reference
14th December 2017
Expert Panel to examine religious freedom protection in Australia Terms of Reference (ToR).
Discussion paper: Remote employment and participation
14th December 2017
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s discussion paper on possible new employment and participation models for remote Australia was released on 14 December 2017. The paper has been released to continue the discussion on what a new model could look like. This paper outlines three potential remote employment and participation model options: a new wage-based model, the CDP Reform Bill from 2015 and an improved version of current Community Development Programme (CDP). Submissions to the...