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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...
National Principles for Child Safe Organisations poster
18th February 2019
Download and print the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations poster.
Australia’s 2014 National Report to UN Women on Australia’s implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, August 2014
Office for Women
31st January 2019
Sunsetting legislative instruments guidance note
4th January 2019
This guidance note provides information about The Australian Government Guide to Regulation requirements as they apply to sunsetting legislative instruments that have a regulatory impact on businesses, community organisations or individuals. From 1 April 2015, thousands of instruments began to sunset in the absence of any intervention under the Legislation Act 2003. Some of those instruments have significant impacts on businesses, community organisations or individuals. Under the...
Australia's next national action plan on women, peace and security
Office for Women
17th December 2018
Australia's first National Action Plan will end in 2019. The Office for Women is leading Australian Government efforts to design the next National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. On this page, you can learn more on what Australia is doing in this space and, importantly, how you can contribute to the design of the second National Action Plan.