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Council of Australian Governments


Community Visitor Schemes review

This review explored the potential role of Community Visitor Schemes in the context of the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework, and makes recommendations within the overall commitment made by all governments to building a nationally consistent and responsive quality and safeguarding system that supports participant...

National Indigenous reform agreement (Closing the Gap)

This National Indigenous Reform Agreement has been established to frame the task of Closing the Gap in Indigenous disadvantage. It sets out the objectives, outcomes, outputs, performance indicators and performance benchmarks agreed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG).

Fourth action plan: National plan to reduce violence against women and their children 2010-2022

This fourth COAG action plan sets out an ambitious agenda to achieve change and reduce domestic, family and sexual violence against women and children across five priority areas. It is written for governments, policy makers and community sector organisations, and provides an overview of the...

National Drought Agreement

The National Drought Agreement sets out a joint approach to drought preparedness, response and recovery. It replaces the Intergovernmental Agreement on National Drought Program Reform.
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COAG statement on Closing the Gap Refresh

In December 2016, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to refresh the Closing the Gap agenda ahead of the tenth anniversary of the agreement and four of the seven targets expiring in 2018. This statement responds to calls for the principles of empowerment and...