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Portfolio Budget Statements 2017 - 2018
9th May 2017
Budget Initiatives and Explanations of Appropriations Specified by Outcomes and Programs by Entity: Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio. The 2017–18 Commonwealth Budget papers are available on the Budget 2017 website. Additional information Table 1.1 of the Portfolio Budget Statements...
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 Fact sheet
31st October 2016
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...
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 The full Administrative Arrangements Order on 1 September 2016 is available.
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.
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.
Referendum Council's sixth meeting
20th October 2016
Communique - 20 October 2016
Case Study Research for the Remote School Attendance Strategy
19th October 2016
This report presents the findings of six case studies about how and why the Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) is working in those sites. It identifies factors that have contributed to successful operation in varying circumstances. RSAS commenced in 2014 and is designed to lift school attendance in selected remote communities through employment of local School Attendance Supervisors and School Attendance Officers who work with schools, families, and children to ensure students go to...