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Corporate Plan 2018-2022
31st August 2018
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Corporate Plan is a living document that shapes the direction for our organisation over the next four years.
Statement of Ministerial Standards
30th August 2018
The Australian people deserve a Government that will act with integrity and in the best interests of the people they serve. Serving the Australian people as Ministers and Assistant Ministers is an honour and comes with expectations to act at all times to the highest possible standards of probity. All Ministers and Assistant Ministers are expected to conduct themselves in line with standards established in this Statement in order to maintain the trust of the Australian people. All...
Administrative Arrangements Order – amendment made 28 August 2018
28th August 2018
Amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order The full Administrative Arrangements Order made on 19 April 2018 is available. Other amendments to the Administrative Arrangements Order were made on 10 May 2018.
Senate Order on Entity Contracts - 2017-18 Financial year
24th August 2018
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 30 June 2018, or which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 30 June 2018. Some of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the...
Understanding clients, treatment models and evaluation options for the NSW Aboriginal Residential Healing Drug and Alcohol Network (NARHDAN): a community based participatory research approach
22nd August 2018
This report details the processes and outcomes of working with six Aboriginal residential rehabilitation services in NSW to develop a standardised assessment tool, define their core treatment and organisational components, and develop an evaluation framework that could be used to evaluate individual treatment components, such as follow-up care, and estimate the total net benefits and costs of their services.
Government response to A Husband is not a Retirement Plan: Achieving Economic Security for Women in Retirement
Office for Women
16th August 2018
On 16 August 2018, the Australian Government tabled its response to the Senate Economics References Committee inquiry report A Husband is not a Retirement Plan: Achieving Economic Security for Women in Retirement. The aim of the Inquiry was to identify and address the causes of gender inequality in Australian retirement incomes. The Australian Government is committed to women’s economic empowerment by ensuring workplace diversity and flexibility, flexible and affordable child...
Changes to Working with Vulnerable People Reporting Requirements - Guidance for Grant Recipients
10th August 2018
2018 Progress Report on the Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018
Office for Women
31st July 2018
The Australian National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018 (National Action Plan) is a whole of government policy to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and related Security Council resolutions that comprise the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The National Action Plan sets out actions Australia will undertake to: integrate a gender perspective into peace and security efforts; protect and promote women’s and girls’ human rights, especially in relation to...
ISSP Post-Implementation Review 2018 discussion paper
30th July 2018
The Commonwealth Government wants Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to be enrolling, progressing and completing their higher education studies at the same rate or better than other Australians. This is the best way to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are taking up positions in the professions, academia and the broader skilled workforce, all critical to Australia’s future prosperity. The Indigenous Student Success Program (ISSP) commenced on 1 January 2017 with the...