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Prime Minister and ministry

Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Tony Abbott MP

The Australian Prime Minister's website provides information about the Government's priorities. Includes information about the members of the Government, recent announcements and publications, and how to contact the Prime Minister.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Australia's Prime Ministers

Provides information about the life and times of Australia's prime ministers from 1901 to the present.

National Archives of Australia

Billy Hughes at war

William Morris Hughes (Billy Hughes) was Prime Minister during the First World War.  Learn about Billy Hughes, the conscription debate and Australia's involvement in the peace negotiations.

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House

Contact Your PM

There are more ways than one to stay in touch with your Prime Minister. You can ask the Prime Minister a question, give advice and pass on well-wishes here, subscribe to the news alert service, join the discussion, follow the Prime Minister's twitter feed and send an email.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PMC)

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is the primary source of advice on government and parliamentary policy matters covering such issues as Cabinet processes, accountability and the management of the public service. The Department also has responsibility for Indigenous affairs.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Prime Ministers of Australia

Australia has had 27 prime ministers since Federation in 1901. Learn about their lives and the times in which they lived. Contains links to a range of museum objects related to the prime ministers.

National Museum of Australia

Standards of Ministerial Ethics (PDF 67KB)

The Australian people are entitled to expect the highest standards of behaviour from their elected representatives in general and Ministers in particular. These Standards give a clear indication of the expectations of Ministers.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Statement of Standards for Ministerial Staff

Sets out the standards that Ministerial staff are expected to meet in the performance of their duties. Their closeness to the most significant decisions of government is a privilege that carries with it an obligation to act at all times with integrity and awareness of the expectation of the Australian community that the highest standards of conduct will be observed.

Department of Finance

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