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Government of Australia

Items authored

Research report

4 May 2016

Like any Australian family or business, the Government is focused on keeping expenses down to balance the Budget and pay down debt. A stronger Budget supports jobs and growth and instils confidence as the economy transitions. Strengthening the nation’s finances is key to the Government’s...

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...

Policy

7 Dec 2015

As part of the National Innovation and Science Agenda, the Australian Government has today released its Public Data Policy Statement. This formalises the Government’s commitment to open data and data-driven innovation.

Access to and use of the data that is collected by Commonwealth Government...

Website

1 Dec 2015

Introduction

In November 2015 the Australian Government committed to finalising membership of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and this public consultation was launched to develop an Australian Government National Action Plan for open government.

The Australia page on the OGP website has...

Guide

21 Sep 2015

The Australian Government has developed various resources that inform about what radicalisation is, how people radicalise, radicalisation online, and what to do if you are concerned someone you know is radicalising.

This kit has been produced to raise awareness and help all Australians understand...

Items published

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...

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.

Strategy

A plan for Australia to thrive in the global innovation race
30 Jan 2018

This strategy document aims to contribute to the wellbeing and prosperity of all Australians by strengthening Australia's innovation performance to become a leading innovation nation.

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...