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Australia National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018
Office for Women
7th December 2017
The National Action Plan has been extended to mid-2019. The National Action Plan sets out what Australia will do, at home and overseas, to integrate a gender perspective into its peace and security efforts, to protect women and girls’ human rights, and promote their participation in conflict prevention, management and resolution. It also commits the Government to report every two years to the Australian Federal Parliament on the progress of this work.
Women's Workforce Participation and Women's Safety Grant Opportunity Guidelines
Office for Women
1st December 2017
The Women’s Leadership and Development Program (the Program) is funded by the Australian Government and delivers a range of projects specifically for Australian women. These guidelines contain information for the Women’s Workforce Participation and Women’s Safety grants. This grant opportunity is part of the Project Grant Scheme (PGS) and applications are now open from 29 November 2017 until 11.30pm on 8 January 2018. Applications should be submitted to WLDP17email@example.com using the WLDP...
Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 30 November 2017
30th November 2017
Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order The full Administrative Arrangements Order on 1 September 2016 is available. Other amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order were made on 27 October 2016 and 13 April 2017.
Official Residences Advisory Committee (ORAC) – Terms of Reference
24th October 2017
The Prime Minister, in consultation with the Leader of the Opposition, has established the Official Residences Advisory Committee to provide advice to the Australian Government on the conservation, development and the long term strategic planning of the Prime Minister’s Official Residences and grounds. Committee members have been selected on their expertise or experience in a number of areas including architecture, planning, design and heritage. The Terms of Reference set out the...
Small Business Guidance Note
30th September 2017
The Small Business guidance note describes the factors unique to small business that should be considered when undertaking a regulatory impact analysis. It expands on The Australian Government Guide to Regulation by providing policy makers with principles to consider in developing policy that affects small business.
Australian Government RIS Preliminary Assessment Form: Is a RIS required?
30th September 2017
The Government has introduced The Australian Government Guide to Regulation, which outlines the process for developing a regulatory proposal, including a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS). All Cabinet submissions require a RIS. RISs are also required for all decisions made by the Australian Government and its agencies that are likely to have a regulatory impact on businesses, community organisations or individuals, unless the proposed change is a minor or machinery change. It is your...
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Annual Report 2016-17
27th September 2017
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 2016 - 17 Annual Report Full HTML Annual Report 2016-17
Corporate Plan 2017-21
31st August 2017
The 2017–21 Corporate Plan for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has been developed and is designed to be the principal planning document for the Department as required under paragraph 35(1)(b) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. This Corporate Plan, for the reporting period 2017–18 and covering the reporting periods 2017–18 to 2020–21 defines the Department’s purposes and how performance will be measured against them over the next four years. It...
The Lodge Refurbishment Review
15th August 2017
The Lodge underwent an extensive refurbishment project between 2013 and 2015. Following the refurbishment, the Prime Minister initiated an independent expert review of the project. The Department of Finance, who project managed the refurbishment, engaged Projects Assured, a management consultancy firm, to conduct the review. A copy of that review is available on the Department of Finance website. In addition, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet contracted Mr David O’Donnell...