Find all of our reports, policy statements, handbooks, and other documents and publications.
Draft legislation programme - House of Representatives
29th March 2019
2019 Autumn Sittings of Parliament:
Planning for Australia's Future Population
20th March 2019
Australia’s population story is one of strong growth. Each state and city and region has its own population story and these have varied over time. In general, growth has been strongest in Australia’s cities, although some regional areas have also grown strongly. Population growth has shaped the Australia we know today – an Australia that is the envy of the developed world with strong economic growth and a cohesive society. Australians are proud of their country and migrants generally...
Data Sharing Principles
19th March 2019
This Guide has been written to assist agencies holding Australian Government data to safely and effectively share the data they are responsible for by using five Data Sharing Principles.
Sharing Data Safety Brochure
19th March 2019
Government agencies are responsible for keeping Australians’ data safe, but agencies must also make the best use of the data.
Advisory Board to the North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency
13th March 2019
The Advisory Board will support Shane Stone AC QC and the North Queensland Livestock Recovery Agency (NQLIRA) with the recovery of the northern livestock industry. The Board comprises members with on-the-ground livestock industry experience, as well as those with experience in government and non-government organisations. The Board will play a vital role in providing expert advice to the NQLIRA, especially as a long-term recovery strategy is developed.
North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency - The Hon Shane Stone AC QC
1st March 2019
Shane Stone’s appointment as head of the North Queensland Livestock Industry Recovery Agency further builds on a life dedicated to public service. The former Chief Minister of the Northern Territory served in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly for almost 10 years. His portfolios included Attorney-General, Education and the Arts (including remote regional schools), Employment and Training, Mines and Energy, Industries and Development and Asian Relations and Trade. He had a close...
Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2018 Calendar Year
26th February 2019
Pursuant to the Senate Order on Entity Contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, which provide for a consideration to the value of $100,000 or more (GST inclusive) and which: Have not been fully performed as at 31 December 2018. Which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2018. Some of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to...
Aboriginal Land Commissioner’s Report on Review of Detriment: Aboriginal land claims recommended for grant but not yet finalised
21st February 2019
This report is furnished to the Minister for Indigenous Affairs (the Minister) pursuant to s 50(1)(d) of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 and in accordance with the Terms of Reference, for the purpose of providing the Minister with current information and recommendations to address detriment issues relevant to 16 Aboriginal land claims previously recommended for grant but not yet finalised.