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Government of Australia

Items authored

Research report

11 Feb 2015

This report shows that although there has been some improvement in education and health outcomes for Indigenous Australians, most Closing the Gap targets are not on track to be met.

Abstract

This is the seventh Closing the Gap Report produced since targets...

Report

Strategy

14 Oct 2014

The Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda was announced on 14 October 2014. It focuses on providing the right economic incentives to enable businesses, big and small, to grow. It contains immediate reforms which will boost competitiveness and a range of proposals for public consultation....

Policy

13 Mar 2013

Creative Australia celebrates Australia’s strong, diverse and inclusive culture. It describes the essential role arts and culture play in the life of every Australian and how creativity is central to Australia’s economic and social success: a creative nation is a productive nation.

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Report

6 Feb 2013

When government leaders from across the country met in 2008 to agree to a framework for tackling Indigenous disadvantage, they set ambitious targets to address priority areas for change.

The Closing the Gap framework and the six targets set by the Council of Australian...

Research report

27 Feb 2012

The Prime Minister reports annually on progress in Closing the Gap. This is the fourth annual report, tabled in Parliament on 15 February 2012.

According to the report: "This Closing the Gap report shows that the foundations for overcoming Indigenous disadvantage are now in...

Items published

Strategy

29 Jan 2018

This strategy document builds upon the Turnbull Government's defence industry policy, by setting out a comprehensive system to plan, guide, and measure defence export outcomes.

Other text

1 Dec 2017

This document presents the Draft Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

Discussion paper

27 Nov 2017

Despite significant progress, the Australian government considers there is scope for improving the native title system to increase access to native title rights and traditional lands. This paper seeks stakeholder views on a range of options to amend the Act which are intended to improve...

Strategy

16 Nov 2017

The National Food Waste Strategy provides a framework to support collective action towards halving Australia’s food waste by 2030.

The strategy contributes toward global action on reducing food waste by aligning with Sustainable Development Goal 12—ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns—in the United Nations...

Report

29 Sep 2017

The Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land (the Agricultural Land Register) was established to provide greater transparency about the level of foreign ownership of Australia’s agricultural land.

The Commissioner of Taxation reports annually to the Treasurer on the operation of the Register of...

Items associated

Research report

7 Mar 2016

This report presents data about ICT use and expenditure since 2008-09 by government entities.

The Australian Government introduced ICT Benchmarking in 2009. It is a requirement that Non-Corporate Commonwealth entities subject to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 participate in annual benchmarking...

Research report

3 Mar 2016

Seeks to add to and strengthen the evidence base that exists around gender pay gaps throughout Australian workplaces.

Research report

28 Feb 2016

Provides an overview of elder abuse in Australia - including its characteristics, context, and prevention

Introduction This report provides a broad analysis of the issues raised by elder abuse in the Australian context. Elder abuse - which involves the physical, emotional, sexual or...

Statistics

23 Feb 2016

A summary of gender-specific data in six areas of social concern for gender equality: Economic Security, Education, Health, Work and Family Balance, Safety and Justice, and Democracy, Governance and Citizenship.

In this issue Gender Indicators, Australia presents a summary of gender-specific data in...

Research report

5 Feb 2016

Examines how young people are now engaging online, the devices they use and the services and activities that draw them online.

Summary The internet is an integral part of the lives of young people in Australia, with most going online regularly to learn,...