Government and parliament
Released by the Government on 29 March 2010. The report outlines an agenda to equip the Australian Public Service (APS) and the nation for the challenges of the future. Chair: Terry Moran.
The AGPS edition of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, as amended, contains the Proclamation Declaring the Establishment of the Commonwealth; the Letters Patent Relating to the Office of the Governor General; the Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1942; the Australia Act 1986; and an overview, notes and index.
The Register contains information about lobbyists who make representations to Government on behalf of their clients. Any lobbyist who wishes to contact a Government representative for the purpose of lobbying activities must be registered. Includes a link to the Lobbying Code of Conduct.
Community Cabinet meetings give people in the community an opportunity to meet with Cabinet members in person and ask questions directly about issues which are important to them. Community Cabinet meetings will be held at various venues across Australia and details of future meetings are available from this site.
GrantsLINK makes it easier to find suitable and relevant grants from the many government grants that are available. GrantsLINK also helps you find the best source of funding and assists you to complete application forms. This page lists government and politics related grants.
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities pages designed to improve environmental performance of Australian Government departments and agencies. Information resources include advice, communication networks and access to best practice environmental management techniques from around the world.
GrantsLINK makes it easier to find suitable and relevant grants for your community projects from the many government grants that are available. GrantsLINK also helps you find the best source of funding and assists you to complete application forms.
This website contains the complete text of A Guide to Government and Law in Australia by Dr John Hirst. The book is an exploration of the history, structure and operations of Australian democracy with a concise description of the operations of the Australian system of government and law.
This Showcase shares examples of innovation in the Australian public sector, whether it be innovation in government services or service delivery, processes, how we think about problems, policies or systems. It also includes examples of Government 2.0 approaches.
The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House is a living museum of social and political history, located in the home of Federal Parliament from 1927 to 1988. The Museum helps people to understand Australia’s social and political history by interpreting the past and present and exploring the future.
The Parliamentary Education Office, situated inside Parliament House, Canberra, provides parliamentary education services to schools, teachers and students. Includes access to factsheets and assignment assistance for kids.
This index page links to the Australian territories information. Territories include Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Coral Sea islands, Jervis Bay and Norfolk Island.