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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...
Monitoring trends in prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected Australian Aboriginal communities: Final Report
12th August 2016
This report presents the findings from a study of petrol sniffing prevalence in a sample of 53 Australian Aboriginal communities. The study was commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PMC) in order to contribute to monitoring the impact of an ongoing rollout of low aromatic fuel (LAF) in communities beset by petrol sniffing, and was conducted by Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, in partnership with Bowchung Pty Ltd,...
Australian National Flag fun facts
10th August 2016
Some interesting questions and answers about the Australian National Flag.
Consultation outcomes from Indigenous Leadership Meetings
9th August 2016
Throughout June and July, the Referendum Council brought together Indigenous leaders from across the country in a series of meetings to discuss constitutional recognition and the process for consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Referendum Council's fifth meeting
9th August 2016
The Referendum Council met in Melbourne today to discuss the progress of its work and next steps.
3rd August 2016
2nd August 2016
The system of Australian honours was established in 1975. It replaced the previous Imperial system of British honours that commenced in 1901 and was phased out by the late 1980s.
2016 Report on Unproclaimed Legislation
1st August 2016
Set out below are details of legislation which is to come into effect on Proclamation and which has not yet been proclaimed. The report shows the latest information available at 1 August 2016.
Terms of Reference: Indigenous Advisory Council
26th July 2016
The Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council (the Council) is appointed by the Prime Minister to advise the Australian Government on Indigenous policy and programmes. Its advice through Government and communities will support just and fair, practical and demonstrable holistic improvements in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, families and communities, recognising the special place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders hold in this nation as the First Australians.
Indigenous Advisory Council members
25th July 2016
Members of the Council are highly respected in their chosen fields and will ensure the Council is able to provide the Government with a range of expert advice to help deliver better outcomes for Indigenous people.
Public Sector Data Management: Implementation report
22nd July 2016
On 3 December 2015, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) released the Public Sector Data Management Report. Since then, significant progress has been made to implement the recommendations of the report. This Implementation Report outlines the outputs and initiatives that have been undertaken to date to meet the recommendations of the report and further the public data agenda.