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Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council’s 2017 Annual Report
25th July 2018
In accordance with the requirement of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council’s (the Council) Terms of Reference to report annually to the Government, via letter to the Prime Minister, we are pleased to submit the Council’s 2017 annual report. This report provides an overview of the Council’s activities, key areas of advice provided to the Government and engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for the period 13 February 2017 to 30 November 2017.
Review of Australian Government Data Activities 2018
25th July 2018
The Australian Government holds a vast amount of data generated and collected by different government agencies. Efficient collection, use and re-use of data is key to improving the efficiency of government spending and delivering more effective and better targeted —evidence‑based - government policies, programs and services. This Review provides a snapshot of Australian government data activities and related data resources. A preliminary survey of the data activities across the Australian...
Indigenous Procurement Policy - Model Clauses
24th July 2018
These Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) model clauses are provided as examples of text that should be included in material for an Approach to Market or Contract terms where the entity determines that the IPP is applicable. These clauses have been updated to reflect changes to the reporting arrangements under the Indigenous Procurement Policy Reporting Solution, and to support the application of Exemption No.17 of the Commonwealth Procurement Rules. Entities are able to modify or adapt these...
Review of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Security Procedures, Practices and Culture
13th July 2018
At 12 noon on Wednesday 31 January, the ABC published a webpage called "The Cabinet Files". The webpage referenced a series of classified Commonwealth documents provided to the ABC by a third party, reportedly following the purchase of locked filing cabinets at a second-hand furniture shop in Canberra. The Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) has referred this matter to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for investigation into how these documents left the...
New Australian Government Data Sharing and Release Legislation: Issues paper for consultation
4th July 2018
This paper outlines an approach to a new Data Sharing and Release Bill which aims to balance sharing data held by government with appropriate risk management. Comments and feedback on the paper has now closed. Submissions to the issues paper are now available unless explicitly requested otherwise If you want to get in touch with the team, please contact email@example.com.
The Community Development Program Regions
3rd July 2018
The CDP is delivered in 60 regions and more than 1,000 communities across Australia. These regions, dispersed across around 75 per cent of Australia’s land mass, are characterised by weak labour markets which make it difficult to find work or gain work experience and skills.
Aboriginals Benefit Account funding overview
2nd July 2018
An overview of items that the the Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) does and does not fund.
Aboriginals Benefit Account Advisory Committee (ABAAC)
2nd July 2018
ABAAC are a committee consisting of Aboriginal members nominated by each land council from across the NT. The Chair is appointed by the Minister. The ABAAC provides recommendations to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs on suitable applications for Aboriginals Benefit Account (ABA) grant funding.