Topic Guides

27 May 2016

This guide outlines legal provisions requiring specified people to report suspected abuse and neglect to government child protection services in Australia.

9 May 2016

There are new guidelines for medical practitioners who perform cosmetic medical and surgical procedures.

4 May 2016

This paper examines some of the issues involved in reforming media ownership laws in Australia.

2 May 2016

Provides strategies and information on working effectively with media to prevent violence against women and their children.

26 April 2016

The Commonwealth Budget is typically the most important annual policy statement by the Government. This guide identifies information and key concepts that are used in the Budget Papers and other resources that are available to analyse the Budget. 

21 April 2016

This Charter outlines arrangements under which the Secretaries to the Treasury and the Department of Finance (the Secretaries) may be requested to cost election commitments during the caretaker period prior to a general election.

7 April 2016

A step-by-step guide and template to developing a monitoring and evaluation framework for program and policy managers who want to ensure program success through consideration of their monitoring and evaluation needs.

15 March 2016

This Quick Guide provides direct links to key websites, information and documents relating to women in the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, as well as women in the State and Territory Parliaments.

4 March 2016

Provides a brief overview of the statistics available on wages and gender, including an introduction to the key concepts and terminology, and lists of relevant data sources.