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Discussion paper

11 Dec 2014

There is currently no single overarching ‘health system’ in Australia. Rather, health care is a complex web of services, providers and structures. All levels of government—the Commonwealth, the States and Territories, and local government—share responsibility for health. They have different roles (funders, policy developers, regulators...

Research report

17 Sep 2014

Consolidates and builds on efforts to integrate a gender perspective into peace and security efforts, protect women's and girls' human rights, especially in relation to gender-based violence, and promote their participation in confict prevention, management and resolution.


12 Sep 2014

This paper outlines key issues to consider for reforming Australia's Federation.


The Commonwealth Government has committed to produce, working with the States and Territories, a White Paper on the Reform of the Federation. The White Paper will seek to clarify roles...

Research report

1 Aug 2014

This review chaired by Andrew Forrest, Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group and the Minderoo Foundation, presents recommendations intended to help end the disparity between first Australians and other Australians.

Executive summary

My report is a call to all Australians. It is time...

Discussion paper

10 Jun 2014

The Government released the Green Paper on Developing Northern Australia and announced the membership of the Northern Australia Advisory (42) Group on 10 June 2014.

The Green Paper builds on the Government’s pre-election commitment The Coalition’s 2030 Vision for Developing Northern Australia. It sets...


1 May 2014

The book is intended for staff and students and all health practitioners working in areas that support Indigenous mental health and wellbeing. Working Together offers a high quality, comprehensive examination of issues and strategies influencing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and social and...

Discussion paper

5 Apr 2014

This paper introduces a review examining the operation, costs and benefits of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme including the economic, environmental and social impacts, and invites the public to make submissions.


On 17 February 2014, the review of the Renewable...


12 Feb 2014

A new engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be one of the hallmarks of this Government. As this report highlights, no one should be under any illusion about the difficulty of swiftly overcoming two centuries of comparative failure. Nevertheless, it would be...


9 Apr 2013

The transformation of Asia into the world’s most dynamic economic region is the defining development of our time. What individuals, businesses and governments do to build Australia’s capabilities and its connections with Asia will determine how Australia fares in the Asian Century.

To this...


23 Jan 2013

This National Security Strategy (the Strategy) is Australia’s first. It provides an overarching framework for our national security efforts, and sets priorities for the next five years. The Strategy is an important next step following the 2008 National Security Statement, which articulated Australia’s national security...

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