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Output Group 2—Social policy advice and coordination
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Output Group 2
Social policy advice and coordination
Group 2 outputs include policy development and advice on:
At 1 July 2004, Output Group 2 comprised two outputs and functionally consisted of the Social Policy Division and the Office of the Status of Women (OSW). In machinery of government changes implemented on 26 November 2004, OSW was relocated to the Department of Family and Community Services and renamed the Office for Women.
At the same time, the Women’s Policy Unit (WPU) was established as part of the Social Policy Division. Within the department, the WPU takes the lead in advising the Prime Minister, the Prime Minister’s Office and the departmental Executive when the primary policy focus is on women. The performance of the WPU from November 2004 is reported on below. The performance of OSW, including in women’s leadership and domestic violence programmes, is reported on in the Department of Family and Community Services 2004–05 annual report.
Output Group 2 had no administered items on which to report in the 2004–05 financial year.
Until the machinery of government changes in November 2004, the former Output 2.2 included six administered items implemented by OSW:
Those items are reported on in the Department of Family and Community Services 2004–05 annual report.
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