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Travel advisory and consular assistance service. Provides travel advice for countries and events, guidance about travel insurance and staying safe and healthy, and getting help overseas.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Provides radio and television services within Australia and overseas and promotes Australia's musical, dramatic and other performing arts.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Acts and Legislation (ComLaw)

Provides a search facility for legal information. It contains full text of Commonwealth Acts, as well as Bills and Legislative Instruments (Regulations) and Gazettes in electronic form.

Attorney-General's Department

Australian Government competitive neutrality guidelines for managers (PDF 587kb)

Guidelines are to assist agencies to determine what their competitive neutrality obligations may be and what adjustments may need to be made.

Department of Finance

Browse by topic - [reference and research tools]

Parliament of Australia page providing links to a wide range of ready reference sources that are available on the Internet.

Parliament of Australia

Browse by topic to key internet links - general and subject specific

Parliamentary Library page includes key internet links to a range of general and subject specific information.

Parliament of Australia

Commonwealth competitive neutrality policy statement

In February 1994, all Australian Governments agreed on the need to accelerate and broaden progress with implementing microeconomic reforms. This commitment was expressed, in part, in the Competition Principles Agreement (CPA), executed at the Council of Australian Governments' meeting in April 1995.


Exchange rates

Current exchange rates as listed by the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Reserve Bank of Australia

National Measurement Institute

Maintains Australia's units and standards of measurement and coordinates Australia's national measurement system.

National Measurement Institute

Public Sector Innovation Toolkit

The Public Sector Innovation Toolkit has been developed to assist individual public servants, public sector teams and agencies wanting to increase the extent and effectiveness of their innovation efforts. Use the toolkit to learn about the innovation process, assess the strengths of an idea, get tips on putting together a business case, and more.

Department of Industry

Statistics: research guide

Offers a listing of Australian and international general Internet sites for researching statistics.

National Library of Australia

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