Council of Australian Governments
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) is the peak intergovernmental forum in Australia. The members of COAG are the Prime Minister, state and territory First Ministers and the President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA). The Prime Minister chairs COAG.
COAG was established in 1992. Its role is to manage matters of national significance or matters that need co-ordinated action by all Australian governments.