Topic Guides

8 July 2014

This guide assists creditors, collectors, collectors and debtors understand their rights and obligations, and ensure that debt collection activity is under taken in a way that is consistent with consumer protection laws.

1 July 2014

Property damage is the intentional ‘destruction or defacement of public, commercial and private property’. This handbook has been developed to help guide project managers through the stages of planning, implementing and evaluating a crime prevention project to reduce property damage offences in their local community.

26 June 2014

This better practice guide replaces the Australian National Audit Office’s earlier guide for public sector governance. This guide’s substantially revised content reinforces the fundamental elements required for good governance and builds on them to address contemporary governance issues and challenges.

24 June 2014

This guide draws together information about women who have held leadership positions in Australia from Federation to May 2014.

21 June 2014

This resource aims to assist councils assess the services they provide for local communities.

19 June 2014

Provides links to Australian Government organisations responsible for the arts and culture, state and territory government websites, regional arts websites, non-government organisations websites and international organisations.

16 June 2014

This web resource provides quick and free online access to a comprehensive collection of relevant, evidence-based, current and culturally appropriate alcohol and other drug (AOD) knowledge-support and decision-support materials and information for individuals, communities, practitioners and policy makers in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.

12 June 2014

This fact sheet draws on a research project into the positive pathways most children take on life's journey, and into the factors that can place young people at risk of a range of problems and vulnerabilities. It outlines some key statistics, then summarises some key research findings and finally, provides a brief overview of resources for policy makers and practitioners.

20 May 2014

Provides links to key resources for Indigenous affairs in Australia, including information on 'Closing the Gap' agreements, funding, geography, and government agencies.

14 May 2014

This manual highlights leading case studies and practical resources from Australian municipalities and overseas, and includes a step-by-step framework for effectively embedding climate risk into council operations.