Federal government

Research report

10 May 2017
This research paper is designed to answer some of those frequently asked questions about who was the first, youngest,...
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Guide

08 May 2017
The Commonwealth Budget is typically the most important annual policy statement by the Government. This Quick Guide...
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31 Mar 2017
Introduction This Research paper updates the Parliamentary Library’s Federal Election Results 1901–2014 paper published...
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Working paper

24 Mar 2017
This paper outlines the origins of tax expenditure analysis in the 1960s, the key debates at that time and over...

Essay

17 Mar 2017
The 2017 Whitlam Institute Gough Whitlam Oration by Dr Stephen FitzGerald AO was a landmark and timely address on...

Strategy

17 Mar 2017
Foreword Australia is the most successful multicultural society in the world. We are as old as our First Australians,...
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Journal article

14 Mar 2017
Abstract In 2015, the Australian government passed the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data...
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03 Mar 2017
Foreword From financial years 2010–11 to 2014–14, Commonwealth entities experienced 9,467 incidents of internal fraud,...
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28 Feb 2017
Audit objective and criteria The objective of the audit was to assess the Department of Human Services’ and the...
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Guide

20 Feb 2017
This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender...
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20 Feb 2017
In response to the censuses, more than a third of Commonwealth entities reported experiencing fraud over the four...
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07 Feb 2017
Introduction It has been four decades since the first boats carrying Indochinese asylum seekers arrived on Australia’s...
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Discussion paper

02 Feb 2017
In response to Peter Brent's analysis in Inside Story (14 July 2016) of state-based voting trends witnessed at the 2016...

Discussion paper

27 Jan 2017
The purpose of this discussion paper is to explore ways the Australian Government can develop the social impact...
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24 Jan 2017
Audit objective and criteria The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of...

Audio interview

19 Jan 2017
The Prime Minister has retooled his frontbench following the resignation of Sussan Ley—Greg Hunt has been appointed...
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17 Jan 2017
This audit assessed whether the Department of Immigration and Border Protection adopted sound contract management...
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23 Dec 2016
Introduction Parliament House, which was officially opened in 1988, is the home of the Parliament of Australia. It is...
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22 Dec 2016
Introduction From 1901 to the end of the 44th Parliament in May 2016, 329 different members and two senators have been...
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