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Australian government contract management guide

This guide replaces the Australian National Audit Office’s Developing and Managing Contracts Better Practice Guide. It provides guidance at a practitioner level for Commonwealth officials who manage contracts.

Pre-election economic and fiscal outlook 2019

This report provides updated information on the economic and fiscal outlook for Australia in advance of the May 2019 federal election.

The independent review of whole-of-government internal regulation

The Independent Review of Whole-of-Government Internal Regulation (the review) was commissioned by the Secretaries Board in March 2015 in response to a perceived burgeoning of regulation within the Commonwealth public sector. The report makes observations on culture in the APS as it relates to regulation.

Delcaration of open government

The central recommendation of the Government 2.0 Taskforce’s report was that the Australian Government makes a declaration of open government. The Australian Government’s support for openness and transparency in Government has three key principles: Informing: strengthening citizen’s rights of access to information, establishing a pro-disclosure...