Federal government

Strategy
20 March 2017

This statement outlines the strategic direction and priorities for multicultural policy in Australia.

Essay
17 March 2017

The 2017 Whitlam Institute Gough Whitlam Oration, by Dr Stephen FitzGerald AO, was a landmark and timely address on Australia's place in the world. 

Journal article
14 March 2017

This article examines how public interest concerns were addressed in Australian news media during the passage of the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Act....

Report
3 March 2017

From financial years 2010–11 to 2014–14, Commonwealth entities experienced 9,467 incidents of internal fraud, with losses of over $12.7m.

Report
28 February 2017

This audit assessed the Department of Human Services' and the Department of Social Services’ management of selected fraud prevention and compliance Budget measures.

Guide
20 February 2017

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender.

Report
20 February 2017

More than a third of Commonwealth entities reported experiencing fraud over the four financial years 2010–11 to 2013–14.

Conference paper
16 February 2017

This study investigates senior managers’ perceptions of innovation in the Australian Public Service, using content analysis of transcripts from senior manager presentations in Innovation Month...

Report
7 February 2017

This paper provides a comparison of key Labor and Coalition asylum policies since 2001 when the Howard (Coalition) Government first introduced the practice of offshore processing to deal with...

Report
24 January 2017

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources' implementation of the new biosecurity legislative framework.