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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...
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) is appointed by the Prime Minister to advise the Australian Government on Indigenous policy and programmes. Its advice through Government and communities will support just and fair, practical and demonstrable holistic improvements in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, families and communities, recognising the special place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders hold in this nation as the First Australians.
Indigenous Advisory Council members
25th July 2016
Members of the Council are highly respected in their chosen fields and will ensure the Council is able to provide the Government with a range of expert advice to help deliver better outcomes for Indigenous people.
Submissions and Terms of Reference
22nd July 2016
The Government has requested Mr Philip Moss AM to review and report on the effectiveness and operation of the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013. Submissions closed on 2 March 2016.
Indigenous Procurement Policy Presentation
22nd July 2016
This presentation provides an overview of the Indigenous Procurement Policy. It includes information on the target for Commonwealth purchases, mandatory set aside - the contracts it applies to, the application of minimum requirements, accountability and useful links. The presentation has been delivered at a number of locations to a variety of audiences.
Public Sector Data Management: Implementation report
22nd July 2016
On 3 December 2015, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) released the Public Sector Data Management Report. Since then, significant progress has been made to implement the recommendations of the report. This Implementation Report outlines the outputs and initiatives that have been undertaken to date to meet the recommendations of the report and further the public data agenda.
Commonwealth Indigenous Procurement Policy
20th July 2016
This document outlines the key components of, and the principles underpinning, the Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy and provides guidance to assist Commonwealth entities to implement the policy. The primary purpose of the policy is to stimulate Indigenous entrepreneurship and business development, providing Indigenous Australians with more opportunities to participate in the economy.