Commonwealth of Australia

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21 Apr 2016

This report, Australian Engagement with Developing Countries Part 1: Bilateral Relationships at a Glance, is the most comprehensive summary to date of Australia’s relationships with its bilateral aid partners. It provides a snapshot of total Australian Government support for developing countries in 2014–15.



21 Apr 2016

This report, 'Australian Engagement with Developing Countries Part 2: Official Sector Statistical Summary, 2014-15', presents statistical details of Australia's development cooperation with partner countries, multilateral and bilateral development agencies, civil society organisations and the private sector. It provides a range of information at the aggregate...


11 Nov 2015

As detailed in the Army Modernisation Plan, Army modernisation is the transformation of the current Army into future Army such that Army remains a capable, credible and relevant force. Modernisation is achieved through a continuum of processes, decisions and actions. Modernisation includes the development and...


15 Jun 2001

This book of case studies pays tribute to rural and regional women taking action in their communities and across the wider society.



15 Jan 2001

The five-year innovation plan launched by the Howard Government in January 2001.


Executive Summary

The initiatives outlined in this strategy are the latest in a series of measures introduced by the Government to promote research, development and innovation. Their effectiveness will...

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Phase 2 campaign materials
3 Oct 2018

Campaign materials from Phase two of a joint Australian, state and government campaign "Violence against women. Let's stop it at the start"

Stop it at the Start aims to help break the cycle of violence by encouraging adults to reflect on their attitudes, and...


11 May 2018

The My Health Record system is Australia’s digital health record system. The data in the My Health Record system may also be used to provide insight into the effectiveness of the services and treatments being provided to continue to improve health outcomes. The framework will...

Draft report

8 Feb 2018

The NCC 2019 Public Comment Draft sees a number of proposed changes resulting from major project work done by the ABCB and the Proposal for change (PFC) process. These changes aim to deliver a contemporary code without compromising minimum standards for buildings and plumbing systems....


19 Dec 2017

The 2017 review, conducted by the Department of the Environment and Energy, aims to ensure the Government's climate change policies remain effective in achieving Australia’s 2030 target and Paris Agreement commitments.


1 Dec 2017

The 2017 emissions projections show Australia continues to make progress in reducing emissions.

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Journal article

28 Apr 2016

The author discusses anxieties about the stability and fragility of South Pacific states, yet by specifying that all three of the key Strategic Defence Objectives mentioned in The 2016 Defence White Paper are “equally-weighted”, it elevates other regions to the same level of strategic import....


24 Aug 2015


This 2016 Corporate Plan has been prepared by nbn co limited (nbn) for its shareholder ministers, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP and Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann (Shareholder Ministers) as required by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (Cth) (PGPA...


10 Dec 2014

The Australian Industry Report is a new initiative of the Department of Industry’s Office of the Chief Economist. The report provides an overview and analysis of the major economic factors affecting Australia’s industries.

The Australian economy is home to some 2 million actively trading...

Discussion paper

1 Dec 2014

A review of the NSRC (the Review) is currently being undertaken to ensure future collections are relevant, align with current and emerging priorities for research commercialisation in Australia, are targeted to sector priorities and comparable with international data sources. Consideration of new metrics including options...


15 Nov 2011

This report examines the nature and utility of Australia's publicly funded research arrangements, with a particular focus on priority-setting.

It is the final report of the Focusing Australia’s Publicly Funded Research Review , undertaken from February to July 2011 inclusive and examined a number...

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