Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport (Australia)

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1 Jan 2013

Australia's regions are vital to the national economy, cultural identity and environmental amenity. They produce the bulk of our exports and are home to roughly a third of our population. Importantly, the economies of our regions and cities are co-dependent and linked through economic, cultural...


16 May 2012

On 19 December 2011 Arts Minister Simon Crean announced a review of the Australia Council, the Australian Government’s arts funding agency.

The purpose of the Review was to ensure that funding opportunities offered by the Australia Council reflect the diversity, innovation and excellence of...


30 Dec 2011

The independent Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government was appointed in August 2011 by the Australian Government.

The Panel was tasked with consulting the community on whether Australia's Constitution should be changed to include local government.

The Panel consulted...


23 Nov 2009

The Crawford Review was commissioned to investigate the reforms required to ensure that Australia’s sporting system remains prepared for the challenges of the future.

This report examines elite and community level sport as well as sport for young people, women and men, sport for...

Discussion paper

2 Nov 2009

In this speech at the National Press Club, Peter Garrett identifies 3 key themes for consideration in forming a national cultural policy.

1. Keeping culture strong;

2. Engaging the community; and,

3. Powering the young.

In additiion to the speech, the...

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