Federal government

Report
7 April 2017

This paper provides a comprehensive set of statistical tables regarding the 2016 Federal election.

Presentation
31 March 2017

This paper aims to provide insights into the shared arrangements for managing Australia’s environment, how environmental matters are examined through the ANAO’s performance audit program and some...

Report
31 March 2017

During the period 1901 to 2016 , there have been 45 general elections for the House of Representatives and 43 Senate elections. This paper contains a brief commentary on each election along with...

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. 

Strategy
17 March 2017

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

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.