Council of Australian Governments


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...
Discussion paper

Independent review of accreditation systems within the national registration and accreditation scheme for health professions - discussion paper

The purpose of this Accreditation Systems Review is to build upon the information collated through the NRAS Review and provide advice to the Ministerial Council on the governance, structure and cost-effectiveness of accreditation systems in the National Scheme.

Third action plan 2016-2019 - of the national plan to reduce violence against women and their children 2010-2022

The Third Action Plan is part of a long term commitment by governments to work together to change Australia’s attitudes to, and tolerance for violence against women and their children.