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Australian Government response to the 2013 House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs report: Sport - More Than Just A Game
5th December 2017
The Commonwealth Government (the Commonwealth) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the report of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs titled Sport - More Than Just A Game and thanks all those who contributed to the Committee’s inquiry.
Understanding the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls
1st December 2017
Recognising the critical needs of women and girls, the Minister for Indigenous Affairs has commissioned the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Ms June Oscar AO and her team of staff at the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission), to work with Government to give voice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls’ perspectives on the critical factors impacting on their security and success.
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 WLDP17firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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...
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...