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Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 20 December 2017
20th December 2017
Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order The full Administrative Arrangements Order on 1 September 2016 is available. Other amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order were made on 27 October 2016, 13 April 2017 and 30 November 2017.
Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report 2016-17
Office for Women
18th December 2017
The Gender Balance on Australian Government Boards Report is prepared annually by the Australian Government Office for Women, and reports on the Government’s performance against its gender diversity target.
Religious Freedom Review Terms of Reference
14th December 2017
Expert Panel to examine religious freedom protection in Australia Terms of Reference (ToR).
Australia National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018
Office for Women
7th December 2017
The National Action Plan has been extended to mid-2019. The National Action Plan sets out what Australia will do, at home and overseas, to integrate a gender perspective into its peace and security efforts, to protect women and girls’ human rights, and promote their participation in conflict prevention, management and resolution. It also commits the Government to report every two years to the Australian Federal Parliament on the progress of this work.
Women's Workforce Participation and Women's Safety Grant Opportunity Guidelines
Office for Women
1st December 2017
The Women’s Leadership and Development Program (the Program) is funded by the Australian Government and delivers a range of projects specifically for Australian women. These guidelines contain information for the Women’s Workforce Participation and Women’s Safety grants. This grant opportunity is part of the Project Grant Scheme (PGS) and applications are now open from 29 November 2017 until 11.30pm on 8 January 2018. Applications should be submitted to WLDP17email@example.com using the WLDP...
Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 30 November 2017
30th November 2017
Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order The full Administrative Arrangements Order on 1 September 2016 is available. Other amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order were made on 27 October 2016 and 13 April 2017.
Official Residences Advisory Committee (ORAC) – Terms of Reference
24th October 2017
The Prime Minister, in consultation with the Leader of the Opposition, has established the Official Residences Advisory Committee to provide advice to the Australian Government on the conservation, development and the long term strategic planning of the Prime Minister’s Official Residences and grounds. Committee members have been selected on their expertise or experience in a number of areas including architecture, planning, design and heritage. The Terms of Reference set out the...
Small Business Guidance Note
30th September 2017
The Small Business guidance note describes the factors unique to small business that should be considered when undertaking a regulatory impact analysis. It expands on The Australian Government Guide to Regulation by providing policy makers with principles to consider in developing policy that affects small business.