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Portfolio Budget Statements 2018 - 2019
8th May 2018
Budget Initiatives and Explanations of Appropriations Specified by Outcomes and Programs by Entity: Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio. The 2018–19 Commonwealth Budget papers are available on the Budget 2018 website.
Open letter to the Australian Public Service
4th May 2018
Dear colleagues As the 20 members of the Secretaries Board, we are proud to lead a workforce that strives for excellence and cares about delivering for all Australians. We work in a system shaped by the 1974-76 Coombs Royal Commission on Australian Government Administration. Much has changed since then. With this in mind, we are pleased to share the news that the Prime Minister has commissioned a major review of the APS, which will report in the first half of 2019. The terms of reference set...
Understanding family perspectives of school attendance in remote communities: evaluation of the Remote School Attendance Strategy
3rd May 2018
The broad goals of this report are to gain a better understanding of parents’ and carers’ behavioural motivation in relation to education, and to what extent attitudes and beliefs impact on school attendance in remote Indigenous Communities. It also aims to identify how individual families engage with and respond to the Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS). This will provide insights into how RSAS and services can better tailor support for people in different contexts, or at different times...
Administrative Arrangements Order on 19 April 2018
23rd April 2018
Includes a summary of changes document.
Guthoo Youth Report 2018
16th April 2018
The Kalgoorlie Youth Project (now named Guthoo, meaning we are one) aims to describe the perceptions, experiences and aspirations of Aboriginal youth in Kalgoorlie Boulder. Guthoo contributes to a better understanding of the key drivers of youth disengagement in the region. The Guthoo Youth Project will benefit the community by working to build capacity in community-organisations and reducing antisocial behaviour in the community.
Clontarf Foundation Expansion Measure - Final Report
28th March 2018
The purpose of the research is to evaluate the implementation of the expansion measure and the extent to which the expansion is contributing to the achievement of its objective to encourage positive outcomes for an additional 3,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys. Specifically, the key questions identified include: How well has the Clontarf Foundation implemented the expansion measure? How does it vary by school or jurisdiction? Have there been improvements...
Review of the IAS funded secondary school scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students - Final Report
28th March 2018
PricewaterhouseCoopers Indigenous Consulting (PIC) was appointed in February 2017 by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (the department) to undertake a review of Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) funded secondary school scholarships.
Indigenous Business Purchases and Contracts blank template
20th March 2018
This spreadsheet will allow Portfolio and Contract Managers to complete a bulk upload directly into the Indigenous Procurement Policy Reporting Solution (IPPRS). The spreadsheet should be filled with purchases and contracts entered into with Indigenous businesses across all Portfolios, either via a contract, a subcontracting arrangement or a direct purchase. Please do not amend the columns and rows as this will result in your upload failing.
CSW62 Agreed Conclusions – Revision 2
Office for Women
20th March 2018
The CSW Agreed Conclusions is a powerful analysis of the existing gender gaps for rural women and girls around the world. The final version of the Agreed Conclusions is expected to be released following the close of CSW62.