Organisation

Government of Australia

Items authored

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...

Website

4 May 2016

The Australian government budget sets out the economic and fiscal outlook for Australia, and includes expenditure and revenue estimates for the current financial year, the budget year, and three forward financial years. It shows the government's social and political priorities, and how the government intends...

Research report

4 May 2016

As Australia continues its transition to broader-based growth, the 2016-17 Budget Remains focused on jobs and growth. This Budget also reinforces the ongoing commitment to control spending to put the Budget on a sustainable foundation for the future. Excluding tax integrity measures, the Government is...

Policy

4 May 2016

Introduction

On 16 June 2015, the Senate referred the matter of the impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the arts to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee for inquiry and report by 15 September 2015. In August 2015, the Senate...

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...

Items published

Guide

A guide to managing data breaches in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)
19 Feb 2018

This guide aims to assist you in developing and implementing an effective data breach response. It outlines the requirements relating to data breaches in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act), including personal information security requirements and the mandatory data breach reporting obligations of the...

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.

Guide

15 Feb 2018

Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries are entrusted with the conduct of public business and must act in a manner that is consistent with the highest standards of integrity and propriety. The public, quite rightly, has high expectations of them, in terms of their personal conduct and...

Research report

12 Feb 2018

In this 10th Closing the Gap report, the Australian government commits to staying the course with Aboriginal Australians, and working to help deliver a prosperous future. The latest data indicates that three of the seven Closing the Gap targets are on track to be met....

Strategy

Supercharging Indigenous business start-up and growth 2018-2028
12 Feb 2018

The Indigenous Business Sector Strategy will help more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people build sustainable businesses that will support themselves, their families and their communities.

Items associated

Strategy

16 Mar 2016

Australia's first Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) is an integral part of RDA Hunter’s economic development agenda to advance the region’s innovation network and grow the Hunter’s international competitiveness. Smart specialisation is an OECD framework implemented widely across the European Union to deliver regional economic transformation...

Briefing paper

9 Mar 2016

Provides a better understanding of the nature of internal fraud against the Commonwealth, and the personal background details of those alleged to have committed the deception.

Foreword: Fraud against the Commonwealth is defined as ‘dishonestly obtaining a benefit or causing a loss, by...

Research report

8 Mar 2016

Provides an insight into the diseases and factors contributing to life expectancy, potentially avoidable deaths, years of life lost and leading causes of death.

Summary Causes of death data are a significant and important input to health and social policy formulation and planning...

Briefing paper

8 Mar 2016

Evaluates the utility of Project STOP in reducing the diversion of PSE-based products to clan labs.

Foreword Project STOP, an online database in which pharmacists record sales of pseudoephedrine (PSE)-based medication, was implemented in 2005 to aid in reducing the diversion of PSE-based...

Discussion paper

7 Mar 2016

Explores the impact of child sexual assault on a sample of 26 non-offending parents, with a particular focus on examining the link between a parent’s thoughts and feelings about the assault and their subsequent support of, and assistance to, the primary victim.

Foreword...