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Year one review of the Indigenous Procurement Policy
23rd November 2017
This is the final report of the review of the first year of the Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP). The review has been undertaken by Cox Inall Ridgeway on behalf of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. The First Year Review was intended as an interim review to consider what early lessons have been learned to continue to improve implementation. It is also to ensure appropriate data collection and methodology is in place for a full evaluation of the policy in 2018.
Remote Housing Review
26th October 2017
A review of the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing and the Remote Housing Strategy (2008-2018).
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...
Zoe Hawkins, Cyber Policy Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
12th October 2017
Zoe is currently a Cyber Policy Officer working to the Ambassador for Cyber Affairs at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She previously worked as an Analyst in the International Cyber Policy Centre at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, where she published and spoke on domestic and global cyber issues, and organised international cyber policy dialogues. Prior to this, Zoe was a Researcher on quantum technology policy for the Centre for International Security Studies at the...
National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Mental Health and Social and Emotional Wellbeing 2017-2023
10th October 2017
This Framework provides a dedicated focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing and mental health. It sets out a comprehensive and culturally appropriate stepped care model that is equally applicable to both Indigenous specific and mainstream health services. It will help guide and support Indigenous mental health policy and practice over the next five years and be an important resource for policy makers, advocates, service providers, clients, consumers and...
Indigenous Advancement Strategy Evaluation Framework - Exposure Draft
9th October 2017
This Evaluation Framework is a guide for evaluation processes in the Indigenous Affairs Group (IAG) of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PMC). Evaluation under the Framework covers policies and programs led by PMC. This is intended to align with the role of the Productivity Commission in overseeing the development and implementation of a whole of government evaluation strategy of policies and programs that effect Indigenous Australians.
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...
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.