Government of Australia

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Research report

3 Oct 2017

This report card assesses the reported results of Reef Water Quality Protection Plan 2013 actions up to June 2016.

Research report

25 Aug 2017

This Australian government response document supports a number of the Productivity Commission’s recommendations and acknowledges the importance of further consultation with stakeholders on future copyright reforms.

Research report

23 Aug 2017

This resource outlines the Australian government's response to the report by the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee, in relation to the inquiry into oil or gas production in the Great Australian Bight.


9 Aug 2017

Social Impact Investing is an emerging, outcomes-based approach that brings together governments, service providers, investors and communities to tackle a range of policy (social and environmental) issues.

Research report

20 Jul 2017

The National Cities Performance Framework will support all governments to better target, monitor and evaluate cities policy. It will be key to the government's commitment to continuous improvement through City Deals.

Items published


14 Jun 2018

This whole-of-government strategy sets out Australia's policy on the death penalty, outlines our overarching approach to pursuing global abolition of the death penalty, and provides guidance to Australian overseas missions on developing and implementing advocacy strategies to pursue abolition.

Discussion paper

7 Jun 2018

Telecommunications services are vital to participate in modern society. Business, education, health, social and safety activities all rely on connecting with others, and those without functional and reliable telecommunications services risk being left out. The Committee has released this issues paper, which provides an outline...

Discussion paper

A modern professional sustainable service for Australian veterans and their families
31 May 2018

Darren Chester, Federal Veterans’ Affairs Minister, announced this scoping study to improve advocacy and support services for veterans and their families. The Terms of Reference are set out at Attachment A to this discussion paper.


12 May 2018

The 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap outlines national research infrastructure required for the coming decade, so that Australia’s world class research system continues to improve productivity, create jobs, lift economic growth and support a healthy environment.


8 May 2018

The Turnbull Government has released the 2018-19 federal budget.

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Research report

9 Jun 2016

Outlines the different approaches used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment and explores some of the issues and criticisms surrounding the use of standardised risk assessment instruments in child protection.

Summary The purpose of this Resource Sheet is to outline...


27 May 2016

This guide oulines legal provisions requiring specified people to report suspected abuse and neglect to government child protection services in Australia.

Mandatory reporting is a term used to describe the legislative requirement imposed on selected classes of people to report suspected cases of child...

Research report

19 May 2016

Presents the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes from the 2014 National (insulin-treated) Diabetes Register.

Summary Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia 2014 presents the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes from the 2014 National...

Research report

10 May 2016

Analyses the impact of nearly 200 diseases and injuries in terms of living with illness (non-fatal burden) and premature death (fatal burden).

Summary Burden of disease analysis is a way to compare the impact of different diseases, conditions or injuries on a population....


9 May 2016

There are new guidelines for medical practitioners who perform cosmetic medical and surgical procedures.

Introduction These guidelines have been developed by the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) under section 39 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law as in force in each...