Index page to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet annual reports. Reports are available in PDF format and can be downloaded in full, or in sections.
Provides information on the symbolism and history of the Australian National Anthem. Includes information on the protocols for use of the anthem and words and music scores are available for download.
Provides information on the symbolism and history of the Australian National Flag. Also provides flag images and template files for download.
Explore the A-Z lists of both Australian and Imperial awards, find out how and when to wear a medal, and what post-nominal entitlements apply as well as learn about honorary awards and foreign awards.
Provides guidance for policymakers to draw on in implementing the Government’s regulatory reform priorities and to support them in developing regulatory impact statements, including for COAG.
Australians celebrating a special birthday or wedding anniversary can receive personal congratulations from the Prime Minister, Governor-General or The Queen. Provides information on who is eligible and details for arranging the message.
The Commonwealth Coat of Arms is the formal symbol of the Commonwealth of Australia and its authority and ownership. Provides history and various images of the Coat of Arms.
Ask the Prime Minister a question, give advice and pass on well-wishes.
Australia's national floral emblem is the golden wattle (Acacia pycnantha Benth). Provides information about the significance, history, proclamation and use of the national floral emblem.
Australia's national gemstone is the opal. Provides information about the significance, history, proclamation and use of the national gemstone.
During the caretaker period, the business of government continues. The 'caretaker conventions' ensure that the caretaker government's actions do not bind an incoming government and limit its freedom of action.
Provides reports, policy statements, handbooks, guidelines and other documents and publications for Australian Government agencies on areas of public administration.
Located in universities around Australia, these units provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, create a network of students/academics and provide an Indigenous presence on all Australian university campuses.
Provides information on the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) comprising five flexible, broad-based programmes: Jobs, land and economy; Children and schooling; Safety and wellbeing; Culture and capability and Remote Australia strategies.
Indigenous Australians are key partners in managing Australia's environment. Their knowledge in managing Australia's land, sea and fresh water and in conserving biodiversity, is widely recognised and respected.
Provides information about the Australian honours system as well as information about national symbols such as the national flag.
These annual Awards recognise the outstanding contributions that Indigenous Australians make to improve the lives of Indigenous people, or to promote Indigenous issues or for excellence shown in their chosen field.
Australia's national colours are green and gold. Provides information about the significance, history, proclamation and use of the national colours.
Provides policy advice and supports the delivery of better outcomes for women.
Provides a brief history of other Australian flags including the Australian Aboriginal flag, the Torres Strait Island flag and many ensigns used in defence and civilian organisations.
Provides links to information about the current parliament and advice and guidance about the operations of Cabinet and the Federal Executive.
Links to the Department's portfolio budget statements.
Provides information about the Prime Minister, members of the Government, recent announcements and publications, and how to contact the Prime Minister.
Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries are entrusted with the conduct of public business and must act in a manner that is consistent with the highest standards of integrity and propriety.