Australian Government Publishing Service


A national Aboriginal health strategy

At a meeting in December 1987, State and Territory Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs and Health agreed to the establishment of the National Aboriginal Health Strategy Working Party. The report summarises the work completed and includes summaries, written submissions and extracts from the extensive consultation process...

Report of the Independent Inquiry into the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

The CSIRO is a research organisation with a number of outstanding successes over the last fifty years. Nevertheless, it exists to serve the interests of the community, rather than those of the scientists in it, and must not be allowed to lose touch with community...

Science and technology in the service of society - the framework for Australian government planning

This White Paper issued by the Australian government flows from the most intensive and extensive review ever conducted of science and technology in this country.

OECD examiners' report on science and technology in Australia

This report on the science and technology problems of Australia is expected to be the last, or almost, of the series of country examinations of science policy of theOECD Member states. It has differed in detail from earlier cases, owing to the short time available...

Bringing the market to bear on research

The purpose of this report is to examine why Australia has a poor record of exploiting the commercial benefits of research and to suggest ways of gaining more economic benefit from Australian research.