Organisation

Government of Australia

Items authored

Annual Report

16 Feb 2018

The Australian government has released this response to the independent review, agreeing without qualification to thirteen recommendations and agreeing in-principle to the remaining recommendation. The response also acknowledges the excellent work of Professor Peter Shergold and the review panel.

Research report

18 Jan 2018

The Australian Government notes the report by the Environment and Communications References Committee (the Committee) Game on: more than playing around .

The Government has also responded to the Senate Economics References Committee’s report on the Inquiry into Australia’s Innovation System. In its response,...

Strategy

23 Nov 2017

The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper sets out a comprehensive framework to advance Australia’s security and prosperity in a contested and competitive world.

Draft report

8 Nov 2017

The Attorney-General’s Department welcomes comments and feedback on Australia’s draft combined report on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Optional Protocol on the involvement of children in armed conflict, and the Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child...

Discussion paper

3 Oct 2017

This consultation paper includes detailed information on the currently proposed delivery arrangements for Regional Land Partnerships.

Items published

Research report

25 Jul 2018

This review provides a snapshot of Australian government data activities and related data resources.

Strategy

20 Jul 2018

This updated reef plan, released by the Australian and Queensland governments, is the overarching framework for protecting and managing the Great Barrier Reef until 2050.

Research report

13 Jul 2018

The 'lost filing cabinet' incident that triggered this review would have been very serious for any public service agency, but was especially so for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C), given its position at the apex of Commonwealth agencies.

Discussion paper

4 Jul 2018

The Australian government recognises that the data it holds is a strategic national resource that holds considerable value for growing the economy, improving service delivery and transforming policy outcomes for all Australians. This paper outlines key concepts and principles which may guide development of the...

Strategy

27 Jun 2018

This plan incorporates new actions needed to abate the listed key threatening process, particularly actions to develop understanding about microplastic impacts and the potential role of new technologies in waste management.

Items associated

Research report

27 Sep 2016

Two in five Australian children live in households with more complex family relationships at some stage during their childhood.

Key Findings “Complex” households are simply non-traditional households, where children may live with: a single parent; a non-biological parent; step or half-siblings (i.e., “blended”...

Statistics

16 Aug 2016

Summary: The reports provide details on trends in membership and benefits paid. The reports detail the number of insured people with hospital treatment and general treatment since 1971 on a State and Territory basis, and show utilisation of health services and benefits paid for...

Guide

22 Jun 2016

Under Australia’s Working Holiday Maker (WHM) program, young people (aged 18 to 30 years) from certain countries may apply for one of two visas—Working Holiday (subclass 417) or Work and Holiday (subclass 462). The visa available to applicants depends on their country of citizenship, but...

Research report

21 Jun 2016

Uses Israel's recent wars to identify issues relevant to the Australian Army’s preparation for future conflict.

Overview

Israel is in a state of continuous conflict, frequently of the armed variety, and not uncommonly achieving levels of violence that qualify as war. Significant...

Research report

10 Jun 2016

Compares medications taken by prisoners with people in the general community.

Summary It is known that prisoners generally have poor health and complex health needs that are reflected in the number and types of medications they take. Less is known about how this...