- Australian National Audit Office
- Australian Public Service Commission
- National Australia Day Council
- National Mental Health Commission
- Office of National Assessments
- Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (including Office of the Privacy Commissioner)
- Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman
- Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security
- Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General
Every two years, Commonwealth leaders meet at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to discuss global and Commonwealth issues, and to agree on collective policies and initiatives. The next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will be held in Perth, Western Australia, from 28 to 30 October 2011.
COAG Reform Council
The COAG Reform Council (the council) has been established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) as part of the arrangements for federal financial relations to assist COAG to drive its reform agenda. Independent of individual governments, we report directly to COAG on reforms of national significance that require cooperative action by Australian governments.
Council of Australian Governments
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is the peak intergovernmental forum in Australia. COAG comprises the Prime Minister, State Premiers, Territory Chief Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).
It's an Honour
This is the website of the Awards and National Symbols branch of the department. A central role of the Awards and National Symbols branch is to manage Australia's honours and awards system.
Register of Lobbyists website
In 2008 the Australian Government introduced a Lobbying Code of Conduct and established a Register of Lobbyists to ensure that contact between lobbyists and Commonwealth Government representatives is conducted in accordance with public expectations of transparency, integrity and honesty.
Archive (inactive) Sites
BCI Royal Commission website - inactive
A Royal Commission was established in August 2001 to inquire into certain matters relating to the building and construction industry. As well as the final report, the website provides extensive background and supporting material to the Royal Commission.
Bushfire Inquiry - inactive
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Inquiry on Bushfire Mitigation and Management. The final report was released on 24 January 2005.
Council of Australian Governments (Archived site)
HIH Royal Commission website - inactive
In June 2001, the Prime Minister announced that a Royal Commission would inquire into the circumstances surrounding the failure of the HIH Insurance Group. The website provides detailed information about the Royal Commission, including the final report.
The previous Prime Minister John Howard website, APEC 2007, Constitutional Convention and Referendum websites have been archived as part of the PANDORA Project at National Library of Australia.
- Previous Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's website
- Previous Prime Minister John Howard's website
- Australia 2020 website
- Constitutional Convention and Referendum websites