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Government of Australia

Items authored

Discussion paper

10 Mar 2017

Competitive neutrality requires that government business activities should not enjoy any net competitive advantages simply by virtue of public sector ownership. This ensures market competition drives efficient production by the lowest cost business.

Commonwealth, state and territory governments committed to implement competitive neutrality regimes...

Annual Report

27 Sep 2016

This is the first Annual Report for the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan (Reef 2050 Plan).

It summarises implementation of the Plan from its launch in March 2015 until mid-2016. This report is combined with the third Reef 2050 Implementation Strategy, which looks forward...

Research report

4 May 2016

Budget Paper No.2, Budget Measures 2016-17 ensures that the Budget Papers provide comprehensive information on all Government decisions that involve changes to its revenue, expense and investing activities since the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2015-16.

Budget Paper No. 2 comprises three parts:...

Research report

4 May 2016

The 2016-17 Budget is a national economic plan for growth and jobs. Australia’s future depends on how well we grow and shape our economy as we move from the unprecedented boom in mining investment to a stronger, broader based economy.

The Commonwealth is committed...

Research report

4 May 2016

This Budget sets out the Government’s economic plan to ensure Australia continues to successfully transition from the mining investment boom to a stronger, more diversified, new economy in three key ways.

First, by sticking to the Government’s plan for jobs and growth through:...

Items published

Strategy

1 May 2018

The aim of this document is to outline Australia’s current national security science and technology priorities and coordination of efforts, to best take advantage of investment in science and technology and address gaps in immediate and future national security capability.

Strategy

23 Apr 2018

This strategy document outlines the Australian government’s long-term vision to build and develop a robust, resilient and internationally competitive Australian defence industry base that is better able to help meet defence capability requirements.

Briefing paper

17 Apr 2018

Population growth and population distribution affect most areas of public policy. This paper examines the benefits that population growth and migration bring to Australia, whilst remaining aware of the challenges created by having a larger population.

Discussion paper

6 Apr 2018

This discussion paper opens consultation with VET Student Loans (VSL) stakeholders to seek views on how the department and DHS can ensure relevant, high quality data is collected through the Collection, using best practice submission processes.

Fact sheet

19 Mar 2018

A new visa scheme to attract highly skilled global talent and deliver innovation to Australia will be piloted from 1 July of this year.

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Bill

Briefing paper

4 May 2016

This Bill seeks to ensure that Australian entities will be able to comply with new international margin requirements for non-centrally cleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions, which are due to come into force from September 2016.

The purpose of the Financial System Legislation Amendment (Resilience...

Research report

3 May 2016

This Select Committee was established to inquire into whether a national integrity commission should be established to address institutional, organisational, political and electoral, and individual corruption and misconduct.

This interim report comprises three chapters. The second chapter provides an introduction to perceptions of corruption...

Research report

2 May 2016

Describes the effectiveness of correctional education in improving post-release outcomes

Abstract Using a longitudinal dataset of prisoners in Western Australia, this paper describes the effectiveness of correctional education in improving post-release outcomes. The report shows that the more classes completed by prisoners the...

Statistics

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.

Australia...

Statistics

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...