Organisation

Council of Australian Governments

Acronym
COAG
Owning Institution

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Strategy

12 Dec 2018

The National Drought Agreement sets out a joint approach to drought preparedness, response and recovery. It replaces the Intergovernmental Agreement on National Drought Program Reform.

Strategy

24 Jul 2015

Australia’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy is a Council of Australian Governments document that outlines the current terrorist threat that Australia is facing, and what our governments are doing about it. It focusses on five core elements: challenging violent extremist ideologies, stopping people from becoming terrorists, shaping the...

Briefing paper

23 Jul 2015

The 2015 COAG Leaders' Retreat with the Prime Minister, First Ministers from each State and Territory, and the President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) issued this communique outlining the steps agreed to by the leaders in working towards major reform of Australia's Federation....

Strategy

27 Jun 2014

All Australian governments are strongly committed to reducing the alarming rates of violence against women and their children in this country.

Commonwealth, state and territory governments are working together, with the community to implement the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their...

Report

3 Sep 2012

On 19-20 April 2010, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) asked the Housing Supply and Affordability Reform (HSAR) Working Party to report back on an examination of the housing supply pipeline and government policies that may act as barriers to supply or that stimulate demand...

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Strategy

12 Dec 2018

The National Drought Agreement sets out a joint approach to drought preparedness, response and recovery. It replaces the Intergovernmental Agreement on National Drought Program Reform.

Strategy

24 Jul 2015

Australia’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy is a Council of Australian Governments document that outlines the current terrorist threat that Australia is facing, and what our governments are doing about it. It focusses on five core elements: challenging violent extremist ideologies, stopping people from becoming terrorists, shaping the...

Report

14 May 2013

This report evaluates the operation, effectiveness and implications of key Commonwealth, state and territory counter-terrorism laws.

At a Special Meeting on counterterrorism on 27 September 2005, Council of Australian Governments (COAG) reached agreement that “it was appropriate for newly introduced counterterrorism laws to be...

Report

3 Sep 2012

On 19-20 April 2010, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) asked the Housing Supply and Affordability Reform (HSAR) Working Party to report back on an examination of the housing supply pipeline and government policies that may act as barriers to supply or that stimulate demand...

Report

10 Nov 2011

An independent evaluation of the National Partnership Agreement on Early Childhood Education is being undertaken in 2010-2014 to assess its effectiveness in achieving universal access outcomes. This evaluation annual report shows progress to 31 December 2009 and includes a literature review, evaluation framework and an...

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Discussion paper

27 Feb 2017

The purpose of this Accreditation Systems Review is to build upon the information collated through the NRAS Review and provide advice to the Ministerial Council on the governance, structure and cost-effectiveness of accreditation systems in the National Scheme.

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...

Report

9 Jun 2015

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF) monitors progress in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes, health system performance and the broader determinants of health. This is the fifth biennial report in this series. The health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

Discussion paper

22 May 2015

On 22 May 2014, the Northern Territory hosted the National Remote and Regional Transport Infrastructure and Services Forum in Alice Springs, attended by 120 industry, government and community representatives from all areas of Australia.

Following the Forum, the Council agreed for the Northern Territory...

Report

22 May 2014

This report focuses on whether COAG’s six Closing the Gap targets have improved over five years. We found gains in primary education, Year 12 attainment and post school qualifications—but employment is not improving. In the health findings, we found that faster progress is needed to...

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