Organisation

Government of Australia

Research report

4 May 2016

In 2016-17, Australian Government agencies will have responsibility for administering approximately $450.6 billion in expenses. Budget Paper No. 4 sets out the funding for agencies, their funding sources and the purposes of that funding under Outcome statements for each agency in the general government sector.1...

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...

Discussion paper

3 May 2016

Higher education is more important to the future of Australia’s industry, businesses and families than ever before. It is key to enhancing equality and delivering social and economic mobility for generations of Australians. It transforms lives and provides people with the skills and opportunities to...

Transcript

3 May 2016

Budget speech 2016-17, delivered by Federal Treasurer, Scott Morrison.

Australians know that our future depends on how well we continue to grow and shape our economy as we transition from the unprecedented mining investment boom to a stronger, more diverse, new economy. They know...

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...

Research report

2 May 2016

The 2016 Australian Jobs has been released. This report provides a great starting point for users to gain an appreciation of trends in the labour market and factors that should be considered when looking for work or making career and training choices.

The publication...

Data portal

28 Apr 2016

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) was conducted from September 2014 to June 2015 with a sample of 11,178 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in private dwellings across Australia. The NATSISS is a six-yearly multidimensional social survey which provides...

Report

Strategy

27 Apr 2016

The Australian Antarctic Strategy sets out Australia’s national Antarctic interests and our vision for Australia’s future engagement in Antarctica.

The accompanying Action Plan details the steps the Government will take to fulfil the Strategy.

The Action Plan is staged over a 20 year...

Discussion paper

27 Apr 2016

Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector delivers workplace specific skills and knowledge across a wide range of careers and industries, and is crucial to Australia’s social and economic prosperity. VET contributes to developing our national workforce, provides pathways to employment and addresses barriers to...