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14 Jul 2017

Every few years since the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, a proposal to establish some sort of Australian homeland security department has been put forward as part of the national security policy of either the Liberal/National Coalition or the Australian Labor Party (ALP). Citing the US...

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10 Jul 2017

Members of Parliament regularly receive requests directly or through their electorate offices about funding opportunities for community groups. This Issues Backgrounder is designed to assist in responding to these requests. Information about funding and grant opportunities are organised under...

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10 Jul 2017

The Australian federal political funding and disclosure system has two main components:

  • a disclosure scheme including annual disclosure of total receipts, total payments, total debts and donations above the disclosure threshold (currently $13,500, indexed annually) for parties and 
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04 Jul 2017

Crowdfunding is an increasingly popular method of online fundraising for individuals, businesses, not-for-profits and charities.

Generally it involves an individual or an organisation setting a fundraising target online and then asking the crowd of the internet for donations to reach that...

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30 Jun 2017

Overview

The Urban Street Stormwater Guide illustrates a vision of how cities can utilize one of their best assets—streets—to address resiliency and climate change while creating public spaces that are truly public, and nurturing streets that deliver social and economic value...

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30 Jun 2017

The Assessment Framework sets out the process Infrastructure Australia uses to consider initiatives and projects for inclusion on the Infrastructure Priority List. The Framework provides information...

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28 Jun 2017

Aged care, as it is known in Australia, is usually called ‘long-term care’ or ‘social care’ in other countries. It is organised, funded and delivered in many different ways. Not all countries provide public support, and levels of social protection (public coverage of care costs) vary widely....

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21 Jun 2017

This Quick Guide provides a listing of online information for sources relevant to Australian media and communications legislation, standards, policy and industry advocacy.

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19 Jun 2017

A constitutional convention bringing together over 250 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders met last month at the foot of Uluru in Central Australia.

The majority resolved, in the ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart’, to call for the establishment of a ‘First Nations Voice’ in the...

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19 Jun 2017

This guideline is specifically targeted toward specialist family violence services and mainstream or universal services that provide crisis response and recovery services and accommodation, including men’s behaviour change programs.

It was developed as a result of a recommendation made by...

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14 Jun 2017

Achieving Good Design in Adelaide’s Future Urban Form

The recently updated 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide envisages our city to grow from its current low-rise suburban pattern to more compact urban forms. Factors such as 21st century living standards, existing land...

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02 Jun 2017

This guide is intended to provide information and raise awareness about initiatives that can help property owners or managers reduce energy costs and cut emissions for their buildings.

This handbook aims to identify initiatives that you won’t find in the current National Construction Code...

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01 Jun 2017

This guidance supports local authorities to give effect to evidence and monitoring requirements in the National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity.

This guidance was developed jointly with the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

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30 May 2017

Violence against women and their children in Australia is preventable. Together we can choose a future where all women and their children live free from violence, where women are not only safe, but respected, valued and treated as equals in public and private life.

To achieve this, we...

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25 May 2017

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The National Cervical Screening Program aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer in Australia. A new National Cervical Screening Program is scheduled to commence on 1 December 2017—this new National Cervical Screening Program data...

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25 May 2017

Every small business is the realisation of someone’s dream. Australia’s economy is strong thanks to small business people taking a risk and pursuing their dream. A strong small business sector means more jobs for Australians and more opportunities to build vibrant local communities across the...

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24 May 2017

These guidelines provide a flexible framework to encourage innovation and ensure safety when testing automated vehicle technology on Australian public roads.

The guidelines are designed to support different technologies and applications as they emerge. Rather than embed trial requirements...

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09 May 2017

The Navigator is your guide to leadership for social purpose. At the Centre for Social Impact (CSI), we believe that effective leadership for social purpose is one of the keys to achieving a better world, where people have the opportunity to achieve their goals free of discrimination and social...

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08 May 2017

The Commonwealth Budget is typically the most important annual policy statement by the Government. 

This Quick Guide identifies information and key concepts that are used in the Budget Papers and related materials, and other resources that are available to analyse the Budget. 

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03 May 2017

Introduction

This guide provides a brief overview of underemployment, an introduction to the key concepts and terminology, and lists relevant data sources. This is one in a series of quick guides, designed to provide a basic understanding of Australian labour market data...

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