The Clean Energy Regulator administers the carbon pricing mechanism, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) scheme, the Carbon Farming Initiative and the Renewable Energy Target. These schemes aim to reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy.
Climate change in Australia is based upon international climate change research including conclusions from the IPCC's fourth assessment report. CSIRO and the Bureau of Meteorology have developed climate change projections for Australia in order to understand the likely magnitude of climate change and the possible impacts.
An independent body set up to provide a reliable and authoritative source of information on climate change,greenhouse gas emissions and economics of a carbon price.
The Indigenous Chronic Disease Package is part of the Australian Government’s response to closing the gap in Indigenous health outcomes. It aims to provide support to the health sector and better access to health care by Indigenous Australians.
The COAG Reform Council has been established by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to assist COAG to drive its reform agenda.
Cockatoo Island is Australia's most unusual urban park - a heritage-listed island in the middle of beautiful Sydney Harbour. Visit, discover and experience this Sydney icon.
Comcare is the workers' compensation insurer for the Australian Government, providing safety, rehabilitation and compensation services to Australian Government employees (and employees of the ACT Government) under the auspices of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.
ComLaw, incorporating the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments (FRLI) is the legal information retrieval system owned by the Australian Attorney-General's Department. ComLaw contains Commonwealth Acts, as well as other documents such as Bills and Legislative Instruments (Regulations), in electronic form. ComLaw does not provide access to State Legislation or Commonwealth and State Case Law Databases. A Quick Reference Guide is available to guide you through the form and functions of the site.
Commercialisation Australia is a merit based, competitive assistance program that provides an integrated, hands-on approach to take products, processes and services to market by offering a range of tailored assistance measures for specialist advice, proof of concept and early stage commercialisation activities.
The Commonwealth Courts Portal is an initiative of the Family Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia and Federal Magistrates Court of Australia. It provides web-based services for clients to access information about cases before the courts.
Includes submissions, media releases, discussion papers and link to the Government's announcement of the outcome of the Review of the CGS market in the 2003-04 Budget.
The Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) is an independent prosecuting service to prosecute alleged offences against Commonwealth law, and to deprive offenders of the proceeds and benefits of criminal activity. It aims to provide an effective national criminal prosecution service to the Australian community.
The Government Information Technology and Communications (GITC) is a framework of standard legal documentation that has been developed in cooperation with industry representatives and government. GITC is designed to assist government buyers and industry suppliers to develop contracts for the supply of information and communications technology (ICT) products and services in the most efficient and effective manner.
The Commission operates under the Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973. It is a statutory authority whose role is to provide advice to the Australian Government in response to terms of reference from the Treasurer. The Commonwealth Grants Commission assists the Government in determining the annual allocation of general revenue assistance among the States and Territories.
The Commonwealth Ombudsman considers and investigates complaints about Australian Government departments and agencies. If you think you have been unfairly treated by an Australian Government agency you can complain to the Ombudsman. The Commonwealth Ombudsman is also the Defence Force, Immigration, Law Enforcement, Postal Industry, Taxation, ACT, and Overseas Students Ombudsman.
The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) is the official Australian Government website that lists all Australian education providers that offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered.
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services. Centres provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services available locally, interstate or anywhere within Australia.
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) provides superannuation services and products to Australian Government employees and employers through nine Schemes covering the public sector and the defence forces.
The CSS Scheme is a superannuation scheme for employees of the Australian Government and other participating employers.
This site has been established to facilitate the work of Members of the Standing Council on Community, Housing and Disability Services - Community and Disability Ministers (SCCHDS) and its Community & Disability Services Ministers' Advisory Council (CDSMAC).
ComSuper administers the major superannuation schemes available to Australian Defence Force members and the majority of Australian Government employees, under authority from the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation.
Looks at how arts organisations can use different online channels to encourage more participation in the arts. Includes research, case studies and a blog.
The Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government was established to consult with the community on whether Australia’s Constitution should be changed to include local government.
Includes terms of reference, media releases, submissions, discussion papers and preliminary recommendations.
The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program provides funding to build critical mass in research ventures. CRCs are incorporated or unincorporated organisations formed through collaborative partnerships between publicly funded researchers and end users. CRCs must comprise at least one Australian end-user (either from the private, public or community sector) and one Australian higher education institution (or research institute affiliated with a university).