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One teaching profession: teacher registration in Australia

This review looked at teacher registration in Australia to ensure processes are nationally consistent, rigorous and focused on teacher quality. The final report outlines 17 recommendations to strengthen teacher registration.
Discussion paper

GST on low-value imported goods – an offshore supplier registration system

This discussion document outlines the details of the government’s proposed offshore supplier registration (OSR) system, as it relates to GST on low-value, imported goods.

AER electricity NSP Registration Exemption Guideline: Version 6 - 1 March 2018

The Network Exemption Guideline relates to a privately-owned embedded or exempt network. An exempt network is any network supplying electrical energy to a third party, but not a transmission or distribution network registered with AEMO.
Discussion paper

Implementation of Second Level Domain Name Registrations (Direct Registration): issues paper

The development of an implementation policy for Direct Registration will allow Australian internet users the choice to register a domain name directly before the dot in .au - for example, yourname.au

Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land: Report of registrations as at 30 June 2017

The Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land (the Agricultural Land Register) was established to provide greater transparency about the level of foreign ownership of Australia’s agricultural land.
Draft report

Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions - draft report

This review is recommending the adoption of consistent accrual accounting and business standards and thedevelopment of a single set of funding principles to guide the setting of fees and charges for accreditation andthe application of a transparent cost recovery policy and methodology.
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.

Register of foreign ownership of agricultural land: report of registrations as at 30 June 2016

On 11 February 2015, the Government announced a suite of reforms designed to increase transparency around foreign investment in Australia. These reforms included the establishment of a foreign ownership register of agricultural land and changes to Australia’s foreign investment screening regime as it applies to...

Sex offenders registration

In April 2011, the Attorney-General asked the Commission to review laws governing the registration of sex offenders and the use of information about registered sex offenders by law enforcement and child protection agencies. The Victorian Ombudsman recommended this review in his recent report to Parliament...

Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Re-registration of Providers and Other Measures) Bill 2009

This report considers the federal government's interim legislative response to recent controversay over international education services in Australia. In 2009, the closure of several private education providers and allegations of corruption and substandard education services revealed weaknesses in the regulation of training providers in the...