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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...
Indigenous Procurement Policy Presentation
22nd July 2016
This presentation provides an overview of the Indigenous Procurement Policy. It includes information on the target for Commonwealth purchases, mandatory set aside - the contracts it applies to, the application of minimum requirements, accountability and useful links. The presentation has been delivered at a number of locations to a variety of audiences.
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.
Commonwealth Indigenous Procurement Policy
20th July 2016
This document outlines the key components of, and the principles underpinning, the Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy and provides guidance to assist Commonwealth entities to implement the policy. The primary purpose of the policy is to stimulate Indigenous entrepreneurship and business development, providing Indigenous Australians with more opportunities to participate in the economy.
Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 19 July 2016
19th July 2016
Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order
VTECs and jobactive organisations working together
13th July 2016
The key feature of a VTEC is the guarantee of a job before job-specific training starts. This factsheet gives a brief explanation of how the process works.
Official creation of awards
8th July 2016
The Australian honours system dates from 1975 when the Order of Australia and the Australian Bravery Decorations were approved by The Queen. Since then, new awards have progressively been added to the system. There are a total of 57 awards in the Australian system of honours.
Designing and making awards
8th July 2016
There are a number of steps in the process of creating a new honour or award before the medal can be designed and made. The medal and ribbons are designed as part of the process.
Remote School Attendance Strategy eNewsletter 6: June 2016
30th June 2016
Welcome to the sixth edition of the Remote School Attendance Strategy newsletter, and our first for 2016. In this edition, we look at how Doomadgee in Queensland is working as a community to increase school attendance, meet the new RSAS mentor in Pipalyatjara, South Australia, and profile Queensland SAS Minnie Kenna, who recently won a Mt Isa Legend award for outstanding commitment to school attendance and community service. In coming months, the RSAS E-Newsletter will change, with an...
29th June 2016
The Symbols Timeline has information about the decisions made over the last century to select our national symbols.