Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (Australia)

Owning Institution
Government of Australia

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23 Feb 2010

This white paper sets out the Australia government’s counter-terrorism objectives and the means by which it will pursue them.

It explains the nature of the terrorist threat to Australia within Australia’s broader national security context; sets out the Australian Government’s strategy for countering terrorism;...

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5 Oct 2009

As part of the development of a blueprint for reform of Australian government administration, this discussion paper provides information on contemporary challenges in government administration, information on current performance and outlines possible reform directions.

The blueprint, to be completed by early 2010, will outline...

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23 Sep 2009

This second electoral green paper considers a range of ideas aimed at improving Australia's electoral processes.

The issues raised in the paper include:

• current arrangements for elections in Australia; • the definition of who is entitled to vote in Australian elections;...

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15 May 2009

This report outlines how Commonwealth, state, territory and local governments will work together to protect Australia against the threat of an influenza pandemic and support the Australian community should one occur. Supporting this plan are plans that cover in more detail how individual agencies and...

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22 Apr 2009

This response follows the Prime Minister's commitment to consider fully the more than 900 ideas generated by the 1000 participants to the Australia 2020 Summit in April 2008.

The Response outlines ideas the government will implement, those it will explore further and those which,...

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11 Feb 2009

Australian Government agencies received 29,019 FOI access requests in 2007–08, a decrease of 25 per cent on the previous year’s figure, according to this report. The report shows that 85 per cent of FOI requests are from people seeking access to documents containing personal information...

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17 Dec 2008

This report provides a summary of the key issues and trends facing Australian families. It examines a selection of key topics, including fertility, caring responsibilities, economic wellbeing of families, health of family relationships and how Australians are balancing work and family responsibilities.

The accompanying...

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2 Jun 2008

This report is intended to provide a record of the Australia 2020 Summit and recommendations on each of the discussion areas for consideration by the Australian government.

It is based on ideas put forward by participants during the summit discussion sessions, outcomes from preliminary...

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21 Apr 2008

The Initial Report from the 2020 Summit to the Prime Minister, sets out the key results of discussion by 1000 Australians over the weekend of 19 and 20 April in Canberra.

The Report includes results across the 10 streams of the Summit, including...

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16 Apr 2008

The government is committed to the establishment of a Register of Lobbyists that will enable ministers and other government representatives who are approached by third party lobbyists to establish whose interests the lobbyist represents. The Register will be a public document and third party lobbyists...

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