Organisation

Government of Australia

Items authored

Research report

12 Feb 2010

This is the second report of the federal government's Closing the Gap program to deal with Indigenous disadvantage.

Strategy

15 Sep 2009

This report sets out a number of priority actions to assist Australians with disability, including mental illness, into work.

It recognises the importance of education and training as a pathway to sustainable employment, and the role of employers in increasing employment opportunities for people...

Briefing paper

Australian Government response to the Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee Report
20 Aug 2008

This is the Australian Government's response to the Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Inquiry into the Indigenous visual arts and craft sector, Indigenous Arts - Securing the Future , as tabled on 20 June 2007.

The government's response...

Policy

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.

Items published

Discussion paper

10 Mar 2017

Competitive neutrality requires that government business activities should not enjoy any net competitive advantages simply by virtue of public sector ownership. This ensures market competition drives efficient production by the lowest cost business.

Commonwealth, state and territory governments committed to implement competitive neutrality regimes...

Research report

14 Feb 2017

This ninth Closing the Gap report showcases real successes being achieved at a local level across the country—by individuals, communities, organisations and government.

However, at a national level, progress needs to accelerate. Over the long term there are improvements across a number of the...

Research report

28 Sep 2016

The Turnbull Government is encouraging feedback from Australia’s research and development (R&D) community, businesses and industry groups and other stakeholders on the R&D Tax Incentive Review findings released today.

The review was undertaken by Chair of Innovation Australia Bill Ferris, Australia’s Chief Scientist Alan...

Annual Report

27 Sep 2016

This is the first Annual Report for the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan (Reef 2050 Plan).

It summarises implementation of the Plan from its launch in March 2015 until mid-2016. This report is combined with the third Reef 2050 Implementation Strategy, which looks forward...

Items associated

Research report

21 Dec 2015

The latest information on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia are faring according to a range of measures of health status and outcomes, determinants of health and health system performance.

Summary

This report gives the latest information on how...

Research report

21 Dec 2015

Methamphetamine is of national concern, but what does this statement mean to frontline police officers?

Summary Methamphetamine is of national concern (ACC 2014), but what does this statement mean to frontline police officers? In real terms it means that frontline police are required,...

Research report

21 Dec 2015

Debates over the federal budget often refer to the level of ‘welfare’ spending. However the term welfare is often poorly defined and can lead to confusion.

Introduction Debates over the federal budget often refer to the level of ‘welfare’ spending. However the term...

Research report

16 Dec 2015

Provides an overview of data about the national response of the health and welfare system to the mental health care needs of Australians.

Introduction

This Mental health services—In brief 2015 report is a companion publication to the Mental health services in Australia...

Research report

15 Dec 2015

This paper sheds further light on living alone by investigating the nature of living alone and what it means to the individuals involved.

Summary In an earlier Australian Family Trends facts sheet (No. 6; de Vaus & Qu, 2015) we described those who...