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The Community Development Programme Regions
18th November 2016
On 1 July 2015 the Community Development Programme (CDP) commenced. The Government has reformed remote employment services to better reflect the aspirations of people in remote Australia. The reforms will lead to practical outcomes and help community members to help themselves.
Solutions that work - What the evidence and our people tell us
10th November 2016
This Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project (ATSISPEP) report summarises the evidence-base for what works in Indigenous community-led suicide prevention and presents tools to support Indigenous suicide prevention activity. The Project was funded by the Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and completed by the University of Western Australia, School of Indigenous Studies. More information about the project is available at www....
PBC Support Strategy - Consultation Paper
2nd November 2016
The Department is developing a Prescribed Bodies Corporate (PBC) Support Strategy to ensure that native title corporations are supported in an effective way. The Department has prepared a consultation paper and is seeking feedback by email or mail by 2 December 2016. PBCs, governments, NTRBs-SPs and a range of stakeholders need to work together to build a strong and effective PBC sector. The Government is asking PBCs and all stakeholders for their views on how government can better...
Australia's first Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18 - Draft for consultation
31st October 2016
The Australian Government has released a draft of Australia’s first ever Open Government National Action Plan for public consultation. This is the final round of consultation in a year‑long process to develop the National Action Plan. The creation of a National Action Plan is part of the commitment the Australian Government made when it became a member of the Open Government Partnership. The draft Plan sets out an ambitious agenda for the next two years, focused on: transparency and...
Australia's first Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18 Fact sheet
31st October 2016
Discussion Paper on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
28th October 2016
This Discussion Paper sets out some of the different options for change and outlines some of the issues to be taken into account. We want to know what you think.
Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 27 October 2016
27th October 2016
Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order
Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
Office for Women
21st October 2016
The Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) provides a detailed account of the delegation’s participation at CSW60.
Referendum Council's sixth meeting
20th October 2016
Communique - 20 October 2016
Review of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013
20th October 2016
On 15 July 2016, Mr Philip Moss AM delivered the report of the independent statutory Review of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 to the Minister assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash. As required by the Act, the Report was tabled in the Parliament on 20 October 2016. The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet will work with other agencies to prepare advice for the Government on options for responding to the Report’s recommendations.