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Messaging: encouraging nominations for the Order of Australia.
29th November 2016
If you would like to encourage nominations to the Order of Australia awards in your network or organisation, feel free to use some of the following points to get the message out in emails.
Flag Retirement Protocol: Consultation Paper
28th November 2016
The Government is interested in community views on changes to flag protocols to include guidance on conducting a retirement ceremony for used Australian National Flags.
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...
closing the gap test
2nd November 2016
This 2016 Closing the Gap report shows, as in previous years, that there have been mixed levels of success in meeting the targets set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008. It underscores the need for all Australian governments to intensify their efforts and partner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and all Australians to effect [qtip: change|this should appear in a pop up].
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.