Government of Australia

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1 Dec 2005

The purpose of this agreement was to ensure that Indigenous people have a standard of housing, related infrastructure, essential services, municipal infrastructure and municipal services that provides a safe environment, complements healthy living practices, and contributes to improved health outcomes and quality of life.

Research report

10 Oct 2005

Curbing the spread of weapons of mass destruction is one of the greatest security challenges facing the international community today. This paper highlights the extent and nature of the contemporary threat posed by WMD and Australia's multidimensional strategy to address that threat.


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24 May 2016

These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug (AOD) sectors in Victoria to support shared clients who experience both sexual assault trauma and substance use issues.

The guidelines have been prepared by...


6 May 2016

The purpose of this paper is to outline the proposed arrangements for the AUSTRAC Industry Contribution for the 2016–17 financial year. As part of the May 2014 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced that the AUSTRAC Supervisory Levy would be replaced with the AUSTRAC Industry...


5 May 2016

The Youth Employment Package aims to give young job seekers under 25 years of age the employability skills and real work experience they need to get a job.

The package will boost young people’s job prospects by helping them be better prepared for the...


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...

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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,...


4 Feb 2016

Contains data on the numbers of schools, students, and staff involved in the provision or administration of school education in government and non-government schools.

Summary All full-time and part-time students. Between 2014 and 2015, the number of students enrolled in schools in Australia...

Research report

2 Feb 2016

Provides an overview of the health sector, presenting both contextual information and high level performance information.


This sector overview provides an introduction to the Health section of this Report, comprising primary and community health (chapter 10), public hospitals (chapter 11) and...

Research report

1 Feb 2016

Define's and clarifies what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of delivering child/family welfare services in Australia.

Summary This paper aims to define and clarify what trauma-informed service delivery means in the context of delivering child/family welfare services in Australia. Exposure to...

Research report

29 Jan 2016

This report lists 290 tax expenditures and, where possible, provides an estimate of the dollar value or order of magnitude of the benefit to taxpayers.

Introduction A tax expenditure arises where the actual tax treatment of an activity or class of taxpayer differs...