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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,...
COAG 2016 National Summit on Reducing Violence against women and their Children
Office for Women
29th June 2017
The COAG National Summit on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children was the first of its kind. It brought COAG together with practitioners, academia, survivors, business and civil society in their shared efforts to address violence against women and their children. At the Summit, COAG and Women’s Safety Ministers joined with more than 150 experts and leaders to take stock of progress, consider best practice, and reaffirm their commitment to this issue.
Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
Office for Women
22nd June 2017
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (the Commission) is a global policy-making body that is dedicated to advancing gender equality and the rights of women and girls across the world. Each year, representatives of United Nations (UN) Member States gather at the UN Headquarters in New York to evaluate progress on gender equality, identify challenges, set global standards and formulate concrete policies to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment worldwide.
Procedures for determining breaches of the APS Code of Conduct and the imposition of sanctions
19th June 2017
Procedures for determining breaches of the APS Code of Conduct and the imposition of sanctions in accordance with section 15(3) of the Public Service Act 1999 (The Act).
Commonwealth Machinery of Government in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
16th June 2017
This paper is the first in a forthcoming series canvassing issues of importance to the practice of public administration in Commonwealth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs and is concerned with the structure and function of Indigenous Affairs. Future papers will concentrate on issues including policy and practice and justice, leadership and ethics. The series is intended to promote discussion and contribute to long term thinking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2017 Report
30th May 2017
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF) monitors progress in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes, health system performance and the broader determinants of health. Beginning in 2006, this is the sixth report in this series. The health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is improving for a number of measures, although there remain many areas where further concerted effort will be needed to achieve improvements in health outcomes...
Event Report: Women in Cyber
29th May 2017
Supported by the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security, the Office of the Cyber Security Special Adviser (the Office) hosted a Women in Cyber event on 8 March, International Women’s Day, in association with Cisco Live in Melbourne. The event was co-hosted by the Office and Cisco, sponsored by Australian Computer Society, Australian Cyber Security Growth Network, ISACA, and (ISC)² and with support from Australian Information Industry Association, Australian Information...
REPORT: Supporting retirees in retirement income planning
15th May 2017
This report was first published in May 2017. We republished the report in October 2017 after making minor revisions. This study examined how people respond to a new income plan for retirement, known as a Comprehensive Income Product for Retirement (CIPR). A CIPR is a composite retirement income product which is intended to provide a balance of income, risk management (for example, longevity risk management) and flexibility to retirees. In response to a Financial System Inquiry1...
Cabinet Handbook - 10th edition
10th May 2017
The Cabinet Handbook 10th edition is designed to ensure that the Cabinet observes conventions and principles and fulfils its central purpose of informed decision-making.
Portfolio Budget Statements 2017 - 2018
9th May 2017
Budget Initiatives and Explanations of Appropriations Specified by Outcomes and Programs by Entity: Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio. The 2017–18 Commonwealth Budget papers are available on the Budget 2017 website. Additional information Table 1.1 of the Portfolio Budget Statements includes appropriations sought for payment to the States, ACT, NT and local governments in Appropriation Bill No.2 2017-18. Outcome 2 – Program 2.2 Children and Schooling includes the National Partnership on...
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.