Provides resources on Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War. It was the longest twentieth century conflict in which Australians have participated, lasting from 1962 to 1972 and involved some 60,000 personnel.
International scholarships and fellowships offering the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia and for high-achieving Australians to do the same overseas. They are awarded each year to citizens of participating countries from Asia, the Pacific, Middle East and Africa.
Australia Day, January 26, is the biggest day of celebration in the country and is observed as a public holiday in all states and territories. This site includes links to what's on; information about our national symbols; activities for kids and teaching resources. The National Australia Day Council is the coordinating body for the Australian of the Year Awards and Australia Day celebrations across the nation.
The Australian and New Zealand Governments have agreed to a joint scheme for regulation of therapeutic goods (ie medicines, medical devices, etc). Transitional site until the single regulatory agency absorbs the current regulators - Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration and New Zealand's Medsafe.
This site provides the media and the general public with information about the Australia Telescope National Facility and educational resources on many aspects of astronomy. Link from Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF) home page.
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
The Review, chaired by Dr Ken Henry, examined Australian and State government taxes, and interactions with the transfer system in order to make recommendations to position Australia to deal with the demographic, social, economic and environmental challenges that lie ahead. Includes the Final Report.
Provides resources on Australia's involvement in the Korean War. Covers the major developments of the war, the war in the air and at sea, the role of Australian nurses and has special features such as animated maps of the key battles of the war (the Battle of Kapyong and the Battle of Han River).
Educational site containing text, documents, graphics, video and audio about Australians in World War 2. Includes battles and campaigns such as the fall of Singapore, Tobruk, Kokoda, POWs and the homefront.
The Australia-Japan Foundation was established with the broad objective of deepening and strengthening relations and understanding between the peoples of both countries. The Foundation has contributed since this time to the bilateral relationship and plays a strategic role expanding relations and understanding between people and organisations from both countries.
Australia.gov.au - your connection with government (this site) offers comprehensive and integrated access to Australian Government information and services. You will find a concentrated body of Australian Government information through this site. It links to information and services on over 700 Australian Government websites as well as selected state and territory resources. Australia.gov.au also searches over five million government web pages.
Makes accounting standards for the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and participates in the formulation of international accounting standards. It is subject to broad oversight by the Financial Reporting Council.
The Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) is a youth oriented organisation that is administered and actively supported by the Royal Australian Air Force.As an Air Force cadet, you'll learn about aviation, air traffic control, aeromodelling, aircraft engineering, orienteering and map reading.