The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's function is to provide radio and television services within Australia and overseas and to promote Australia's musical, dramatic and other performing arts. Established on 1 July 1983 by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983, the Corporation had previously operated as the Australian Broadcasting Commission since 1 July 1932.
The ComLaw site provides a search facility for legal information. 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.
National Library of Australia's Index of Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803-1954 are available online and can be searched by an article name, title of a newspaper and by date.
Parliament of Australia page providing links to a wide range of ready reference sources that are available on the Internet.
Page includes key internet links to general and subject specific information. Specific subject areas are arts; sport and education; economics; education; employment law; health; immigration; international relations; law; parliaments; women in politics; government and public administration; elections; political parties; population; ageing; religion; statistics and social security.
Competitive Neutrality Policy Statement (CNPS) June 1996. These Guidelines offer assistance in putting into practice the principles of the CNPS.
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.
The Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines (CPGs) establish the core procurement policy framework and articulate the Government's expectations of all departments and agencies (agencies) subject to the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 (FMA Act) and their officials when performing duties in relation to procurement.
Current exchange rates as listed by the Reserve Bank of Australia.
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is responsible for establishing and maintaining Australia's units and standards of measurement and for coordinating Australia's national measurement system. NMI was formed from the National Measurement Laboratory (CSIRO), the National Standards Commission and the Australian Government Analytical Laboratories and continues their work.
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.
All Australians travelling overseas should register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) before travel. Your registration information will help find you in an emergency.
Smartraveller is the Australian Government's travel advisory and consular information service. Smartraveller provides travel advisories by country and general advice for Australian travellers, including information on travel health, travel insurance, travel tips, getting help overseas and children's issues.
National Library of Australia page listing Australian and international general Internet sites for researching statistics. The page provides a starting place for researchers and leads to statistical information on a diverse range of specific topics.