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Selected Australian Government news stories, new features and events are highlighted on our homepage. View links to more recent 'In focus' items.

APSjobs

APSjobs

Your gateway to a challenging and rewarding career in the Australian Public Service (APS).
Government jobs! Get inspired! Get rewarded!
For more information visit APSjobs.

At Ease

At Ease

It's not unusual to experience sadness, distress or anger after deployment.
At Ease can help veterans, ADF personnel and family members identify symptoms and access self-help tools, treatment options and support.
Visit At Ease for more information.

Australian Government Boards

Australian Government Boards

Where opportunity meets experience - a central site for information on board membership and vacancies.
Visit Australian Government Boards for more details.

Broadband for seniors

Broadband for Seniors

Stay connected to family and friends with free computer and internet training provided at your local Broadband for Seniors kiosk.
Visit Broadband for Seniors to get online.

Budget 2014-15

Budget 2014-15

The 2014-15 Budget has been released.
Visit Budget 2014-15  for budget papers, including how to purchase budget documents.

National Commission of Audit

Commission of Audit

The National Commission of Audit report has been released.
Visit the National Commission of Audit website for the reports and related appendices.

Cybersmart

Cybersmart

Keep safe and smart online. Check out the activities, resources and practical advice to help children, parents and teachers safely enjoy the online world.
Visit the Cybersmart for more information.

express plus mobile app

Express Plus Mobile App

A simple and fast way to do Centrelink business on the go using a mobile device. Connecting with Centrelink just got easier for families, job seekers, students and seniors.
Visit Department of Human Services to find out how.

Fluorocycle

FluoroCycle

In Australia, an estimated 95% of lights that contain mercury end up in landfill each year. Join up your business or organisation and help us recycle our fluorescent waste lights.
Take action! Become a signatory!
Visit FluoroCycle to find how.

Indigenous.gov.au

Indigenous.gov.au

Celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander local achievements being made across the country. Read about the work that is underway in a particular community.
Visit Indigenous.gov.au for news, stories and information.

Internet Basics

Internet Basics

New to the internet or want to learn more?
Visit Internet Basics to get started.

Know before you go

Know before you go

If you're a traveller expecting to pass through an Australian international airport or seaport, be careful about what you purchase and try to bring into Australia.
Visit the Know before you go guide for travellers to help you prepare for your trip. Also available in languages other than English.

Lodge online

Lodge online

Doing your tax return online this year is different. There are now two free options to choose - myTax and e-tax.
Visit Lodge online for the additional things you need to know.

Mindhealthconnect

Need assistance finding mental health care support and resources? These services can point you in the right direction. Take those first positive steps towards a healthier you.
Visit Mindhealthconnect for more information.

My Region Data

My Region Data

Discover more about Australia's regions, including social and economic data.
Visit MyRegion to check out the data.

myGov

myGov

myGov is a fast simple way to use government services online.
Create one secure myGov account to give you access to a range of Australian Government services.

My Hospitals

MyHospitals

Nationally consistent, locally relevant.
MyHospitals presents data on individual public hospitals and some private hospitals throughout Australia.
Visit MyHospitals to learn about your local hospital.

National Business Names Register

National Business Names Register

This service replaces the previous state and territory business name registration services, so that businesses only need to register their name with a single national register.
Visit National Business Name Register for more information.

National HPV School Vaccination Program

National HPV School Vaccination Program

New vaccination for males 12-15 years and continuing program for females 12-13 years will provide protection against HPV-related cancers and disease.
Visit National HPV School Vaccination Program for further information.

National television and computer recycling

National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme

Take action and be responsible for recycling unwanted TVs and computer products.
Visit National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme for more details.

Personally Controlled eHealth Record

Personally Controlled eHealth Record

An eHealth record will help you take control of your health and healthcare information. It will also give your healthcare professionals access to the information they need to provide you with the best possible care.
Visit Personally Controlled eHealth Record to register today.

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline

1800 882 436
Free, confidential information, support and counselling 24 hours a day for women, partners and families.
Visit the Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline site for further details.

Queens Birthday 2014 honours

Queen's Birthday 2014 Honours List

Celebrate the many Australians who have made a difference to their communities.
Visit the Queen's Birthday 2014 Honours List for details of award recipients.

Racism. It Stops With Me

Racism. It Stops With Me

Recognise that racism is unacceptable in our community. Counter racism where ever it happens.
Visit Racism. It Stops With Me and get involved.

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The Royal Commission will inquire into how institutions with a responsibility for children have managed and responded to allegations and instances of child sexual abuse and related matters.
Visit Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse for details.

SCAMwatch

Protect yourself against scammers. If you are not sure exercise caution and say no.
Visit SCAMwatch to learn how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

SkillSelect

SkillSelect

Have you lodged an expression of interest? Skilled workers interested in migrating to Australia can now record their details to be considered for a skilled visa.
Visit SkillSelect for further information.

Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme

Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme

Small-scale technology certificates for eligible solar hot water, heat pump and small-scale solar panel, wind and hydro systems can be assigned to a registered solar panel agent in exchange for a financial benefit.
For more information on the scheme, visit the Clean Energy Regulator.

Staysmart Online

StaySmart Online

Take extra precautions when shopping online.
Visit StaySmart Online and follow some simple tips.

Stolen Generations' testimonies

Stolen Generations' testimonies

Our stories. Our testimonies. Our voices.
Listen to survivor stories as members generously share their experiences.
Visit the Stolen Generations' testimonies website.

Tackling Binge Drinking

Tackling Binge Drinking

Know the risks. Say No to binge drinking.
Visit Tackling Binge Drinking to learn how YOU can be the influence.

ThinkUKnow

ThinkUKnow

Helping young people with facts and advice to safely and responsibly navigate the digital environment.
Visit the ThinkUKnow website for information on what can go well and what can go wrong, to help you to make the right choices.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance

Plan to travel overseas? Take care to insure yourself and your belongings before you leave.
Visit Smartraveller for further information.

Unclaimed Money Search

Unclaimed Money Search

Have you changed your address? There is more than $677 million held in old bank, credit union or building society accounts, shares and life insurance policies. Could some of it be yours?
Visit MoneySmart to start a search now.

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