Organisation

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (Australia)

Acronym
DPMC
Owning Institution

Items authored

Discussion paper

23 Jun 2015

This discussion paper, to prepare for the Reform of the Federation Green Paper, was published online after several chapters were leaked to the media. The Green Paper is yet to be finalised and is intended to be released later in 2015 after further discussions with...

Transcript

5 May 2015

Abstract

This paper sets out the topics and themes to be examined at the second and final workshop (hosted by the National Security Council) which discussed the challenges to Australian research and development in cyber security.

The three main topics are:...

Research report

28 Mar 2015

The Australian Government will announce Australia’s post-2020 emissions reduction target in mid-2015. This paper presents the factors that will be considered when deciding the target, and invites submissions from the public.

Abstract

Climate change is a global problem that requires a global...

Research report

18 Mar 2015

This report argues that the Government has taken decisions to remove a net $2.3 billion in red tape, as at 31 December 2014, more than double the annual net $1 billion target.

Introduction

Regulation is a term generally used to describe the...

Research report

23 Feb 2015

This review examined Australia's counter-terrorism arrangements and recommends adjustments.

Abstract

The Commonwealth has strong, well‑coordinated counter‑terrorism (CT) arrangements. Overall, these have been quite successful – although the Martin Place siege and the stabbing of police in Melbourne raise questions.

The threat...

Items published

Discussion paper

31 Oct 2016

The Open Government Partnership is a multilateral initiative established in 2011 that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance. Membership requires governments to work with civil society to ‘co-create’ a National...

Guide

16 Aug 2016

In December 2013 the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to a more streamlined council system that focused on its immediate priorities and reduced bureaucracy and unnecessary red tape.

The council system aligns with the Commonwealth’s commitment to respect state sovereignty and allow them...

Research report

12 Aug 2016

This study found that where low aromatic fuel has been introduced, sniffing rates have been reduced on average by 88% across selected communities since 2005-07.

Abstract

This report presents the findings from a study of petrol sniffing prevalence in a sample of...

Policy

29 Apr 2016

The Smart Cities Plan will position our cities to succeed in the 21st Century economy. It is a plan for supporting productive, accessible, liveable cities that attract talent, encourage innovation and create jobs and growth.

It represents a new framework for cities policy at...

Research report

21 Apr 2016

Australia’s Cyber Security Strategy sets out the federal government’s philosophy and program for meeting the dual challenges of the digital age—advancing and protecting our interests online. A secure cyberspace provides trust and confidence for individuals, business and the public sector to share ideas and information...

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