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Federal Executive Council Handbook 2017
17th January 2017
This handbook outlines the diversity of matters submitted to the Executive Council and presented to the Governor-General and Executive Councillors.
KPI Reporting Handbook: Guidance to complete your IAS Performance Report
23rd December 2016
This Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Handbook has been developed to help you complete your IAS Performance Report. The Handbook contains detailed information and should be regarded as the primary source of advice on how to complete your IAS Performance Report.
Australia's Eighth Report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women August 2010- July 2014
Office for Women
15th December 2016
The Australian Government is committed to creating an inclusive society where women and men have equal access to opportunities and resources and can thereby participate and contribute equally to the economic and social wellbeing of Australia.
Regulator Performance Framework - Reviewing Performance
13th December 2016
A key purpose of the Regulator Performance Framework is to increase the transparency and accountability of Commonwealth regulators. The primary mechanism to achieve this is the review and reporting mechanism outlined in the Framework. A tiered review process has been adopted to tailor the assessment and monitoring of regulator performance against the Framework to the risk, size and operating environment of individual regulators.
Reporting Back 2014-15
12th December 2016
Indigenous rangers play a vital role in managing Australia’s land and sea country. Since the ranger programme commenced under the Howard Government in 2007, rangers have been instrumental in protecting and conserving Australia’s natural and cultural assets. The Government's investment in rangers also provides strong social benefits through employment and economic opportunity for Indigenous people in remote communities.
France Well Land Claim No 64
2nd December 2016
This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner following an inquiry into the Frances Well Land Claim (Application No. 64), a traditional land claim application submitted by the Central Land Council under section 50(1)(a) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 on 4 November 1981. The report was provided to the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and the Administrator of the Northern Territory on 16 June 2016. Through a protracted land...
Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) - Commonly asked questions
2nd December 2016
A list of questions and answers relating to the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS).
Communique - 25 November 2016
30th November 2016
The Referendum Council met at Parliament House, Canberra, today to progress steps towards a national referendum on constitutional recognition.
Messaging: encouraging nominations for the Order of Australia.
29th November 2016
If you would like to encourage nominations to the Order of Australia awards in your network or organisation, feel free to use some of the following points to get the message out in emails.
Solutions that work - What the evidence and our people tell us
10th November 2016
This Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project (ATSISPEP) report summarises the evidence-base for what works in Indigenous community-led suicide prevention and presents tools to support Indigenous suicide prevention activity. The Project was funded by the Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and completed by the University of Western Australia, School of Indigenous Studies. More information about the project is available at www....