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Data skills and capability in the Australian Public Service
16th August 2016
Data literacy across the APS will have a critical role in supporting evidence-based decision making, developing more efficient government policy and delivering services that meet the needs of people across Australia. Skills and knowledge in publishing, linking and sharing public data can help make government more citizen focused, and create new and innovative products and services.
Monitoring trends in prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected Australian Aboriginal communities: Final Report
12th August 2016
This report presents the findings from a study of petrol sniffing prevalence in a sample of 53 Australian Aboriginal communities. The study was commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PMC) in order to contribute to monitoring the impact of an ongoing rollout of low aromatic fuel (LAF) in communities beset by petrol sniffing, and was conducted by Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, in partnership with Bowchung Pty Ltd,...
Australian National Flag fun facts
10th August 2016
Some interesting questions and answers about the Australian National Flag.
Referendum Council's fifth meeting
9th August 2016
The Referendum Council met in Melbourne today to discuss the progress of its work and next steps.
Consultation outcomes from Indigenous Leadership Meetings
9th August 2016
Throughout June and July, the Referendum Council brought together Indigenous leaders from across the country in a series of meetings to discuss constitutional recognition and the process for consulting with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
3rd August 2016
2nd August 2016
The system of Australian honours was established in 1975. It replaced the previous Imperial system of British honours that commenced in 1901 and was phased out by the late 1980s.
2016 Report on Unproclaimed Legislation
1st August 2016
Set out below are details of legislation which is to come into effect on Proclamation and which has not yet been proclaimed. The report shows the latest information available at 1 August 2016.
Terms of Reference: Indigenous Advisory Council
26th July 2016
The Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council (the ‘Council’) will provide advice to the Government on Indigenous affairs, and will focus on practical changes to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.